Grants

2021-22 Grant Applications

You can submit a grant application June 7, 2021 – July 12, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Community Recap 2021

Community Recap 2021

The Mavs Foundation is dedicated to building a stronger community by empowering youth, women and families who need us most through financial support, advocacy and service.

Each year the Mavs Foundation provides thousands of dollars in grants, basketball courts, reading and learning centers, and special projects to organizations throughout North Texas.


2021-2022 grant applications will be submitted through the Mavs Foundation, YourCause – GrantsConnect portal.

See below for each available application category and click START APPLICATION button to begin.
If you or your organization does not have a YourCause account, you will be prompted to create one in order to get started.

$25,000 Grants

The Mavs Foundation is dedicated to building a stronger community by empowering youth, women and families in need in North Texas. Each year the Board of Trustees selects organizations for grants to support programming costs for organizations that assist children, women and families in need.

Basketball Court Refurbishment

The Mavs Foundation refurbishes basketball courts at local nonprofits and community organizations to encourage healthy living and provide safe places for children and residents in the community. This is an in-kind project to refurbish or replace an existing court or gym in need of repair. All work for basketball court projects is completed by Mavs Foundation staff, volunteers and partners

Reading & Learning Centers

Organizations can apply for a Mavs Foundation Reading and Learning Center grant that is designed to expand learning opportunities for reading and educations programs, as well as provide computer labs with access to technology to assist teens and adults with job-skill training and other valuable tools. This is an in-kind project to refurbish or replace a space in need of repair and updates. All work for reading and learning center projects is completed by Mavs Foundation staff, volunteers and partners.

Special Projects

The Mavs Foundation offers grants (up to $10,000) for special projects such as holiday programs, transportation, and/or miscellaneous short-term projects with well-defined funding needs.


Questions regarding the YourCause platform, please contact: support@yourcause.com

ELIGIBILITY:
In order to receive funding from the Mavs Foundation, organizations MUST:

  • Qualify as a 501(c)3 tax exempt public charity, with 501(c)3 status that has been active for at least two years
  • Operate programs within 75 miles of American Airlines Center in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
  • Provide programming benefiting children, women or families in North Texas
  • Proof of Annual operating budget must be $250,000 or above
  • Use the funding within the designated grant year (October 2021 – September 2022)

GUIDELINES/RESTRICTIONS:
Grants will NOT be made to:

  • Individuals
  • Churches
  • Public, Private or Charter Schools
  • National organizations that do not have local, financially independent chapters
  • Organizations with annual operating budgets below $250,000

 

Mavs Foundation
1333 N. Stemmons Fwy. #105
Dallas, TX 75207
214.747.6287 Phone
www.mavsfoundation.com
mavsfoundation@dallasmavs.com

CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF MAVS FOUNDATION PAST GRANTS AND PROJECTS.