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Thirty-six Big Country nonprofits get CFA grant funds [Video]

The funds were distributed during the Community Foundation of Abilene’s spring community grant cycle.

ABILENE, Texas — More than $543,000 in grants were awarded to 36 local nonprofits during the Community Foundation of Abilene’s spring community grant cycle.

Through the CFA’s donor-advised fundholders and funds raised from the Community Connections grantmaking publication, the community contributed more than $63,000. Community grant cycles are competitive opportunities for nonprofits serving the Abilene area to apply for funding.

Learn more about various fund types and how grants are made here.

Spring 2024 nonprofit grant recipients:

  • 89.5 KACU Radio – West Texas oral history project
  • Abilene Back the Badge Foundation – Officer financial assistance program support
  • Abilene Disc Golf Association – Will Hair Park course improvements
  • Abilene Fire Department – Functional firefighter health
  • Abilene Home Away From Home – Program support
  • Abilene Hope Haven, Inc. – Operational needs
  • Abilene Independent School District – Increasing access to healthy homes …

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Shoe Drive Fundraiser FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions [Video]

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