The TransCanada Charitable Fund managed by the East Texas Communities Foundation is accepting grant applications.
Funding is offered in the East Texas counties traversed by TransCanada pipeline operations and projects, which currently include Angelina, Chambers, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Hardin, Harris, Hopkins, Jefferson, Lamar, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Polk, Rusk, Smith, Upshur and Wood Counties.
Applicants must be tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations or government entities. Services must be available to citizens of the community without regard to race or religion.
Grant requests are accepted for projects and programs in the following areas:
Community - TransCanada is committed to building strong and vibrant communities. Eligible initiatives should bring communities together, develop leadership, and engage citizens.
Safety - TransCanada is committed to the safety and well-being of the communities near our operations. Eligible projects will enable emergency personnel to respond quickly and effectively to local needs and focus on emergency preparedness, accident prevention, and safety education and training.
Environment - TransCanada is committed to protecting the environment. Eligible programs will conserve important habitat, protect species at risk, and educate the public about the importance of the environment.
Applications may be submitted at any time; please allow at least 8 weeks for a review and response.
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