The Hockley County Endowment, founded in 2007 to benefit Hockley County, manages charitable endowment funds. These endowments will provide grants to nonprofit organizations and educational programs to carry on their work in our community.

Deadline: July 31

Grant Application Information



Levelland Grants Collage

Who Do We Fund?

Grantmaking policy and grant award recommendations are made by the Hockley County Endowment Advisory Board. The Endowment restricts its support to organizations in Hockley County which are 501(c)(3) or the government equivalent. Grants may be made for start-up funding, general operating support, program support and demonstration programs. The Endowment does not make grants to individuals, for political purposes, to retire indebtedness or for payment of interest or taxes.

All grant recipients must report on the expenditure of grant funds and results of the supported project within one year of the award. Grant amounts may vary depending on the type of fund from which resources are provided. Grant applications are reviewed throughout the year. Contact the Endowment for deadlines.

The Process

After we receive your complete proposal, copies will be provided to the Advisory Board who will review and provide comments. Additional information or a site visit may be requested. The Grants Committee will make recommendations to the Advisory Board. You will be notified of the Board’s decision as soon as possible after the Board meeting at which your application is considered.

Additional funding considerations of the Hockley County Endowment are:

  • Impact: service to a wide segment of the community and assistance to those not adequately served by existing resources
  • Innovation: responsiveness to changing or emerging community needs and a practical approach for solving community problems
  • Leverage: the project leverages or generates other funding or resources
  • Management: there is a clear plan for implementation and the organization has the capability of delivering the service/program in a cost effective manner
  • Non-Duplication: the project does not duplicate existing programs or services

The Application

1. Complete and submit Application Form
2. Mail all attachments and ten (10) copies of the narrative and project budget to:

Hockley County Endowment
P.O. Box 1115
Levelland, TX 79336


  • Description of the project and the need for it within the community.
  • Specific use of funds requested.
  • A brief statement of the capability of personnel responsible for project implementation.
  • List of grants received/pending related to the project and plans for additional funding.
  • A plan for evaluation of project success.
  • Plans for project continuation.
  • Detailed project budget


  • Proof of tax-exempt status — 501(c)(3) or equivalent.
  • A detailed copy of the organization’s current annual operating budget.
  • A copy of the most recent audit (if no audit current financial statement).
  • A current listing of the Board of Directors.
  • A resolution from the Board approving the application.

If you have any questions about the proposal process, please contact Tania Moody, Chair, Hockley County Endowment at (806)762-8061.

Mini-Grants for Teachers (click here for application)

The Hockley County Endowment wants you to know about a program offered by the Community Foundation of West Texas specifically for K-12 schools in the South Plains area including both public and private schools. The intent of this program is to provide small grants to elementary and secondary school teachers to enable them to try out creative teaching techniques and buy enriching teaching materials which are not supported by school budgets. Teachers in Hockley County are encouraged to apply!