The Texas Stars Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the community through various forms of support including financial contributions, gifts in kind and volunteerism. Formed in the summer of 2010, the Texas Stars Foundation is the official charity of the Texas Stars Hockey Club. The Foundation strives to utilize the talents and resources of the Texas Stars players, families, staff and ownership to enrich the greater central Texas area and military children throughout the United States.
Any registered nonprofit organization or charitable group in the Central Texas area, and services the Central Texas area, are invited to apply. We ask all applicants to provide proof of charitable status in the grant application. Even though all Central Texas area organizations are invited to apply, the Texas Stars Foundation focuses on programs that comply with our mission statement.
1. Who can apply?
2. What if I am outside of the Central Texas Area?
The mission of the Texas Stars Foundation focuses on the greater Austin community and military children throughout the United States; at this time we are unable to fund projects outside of the central Texas region.
3. When is the deadline to apply?
All applications must be returned by mail, email, or fax no later than July 31st, 2023.
4. How can I submit my application materials?
By Mail: Texas Stars Foundation | 2100 Aenue of the Stars | Cedar Park, TX 78613
By Fax: (512) 600.5020 Attn: Foundation
By Email: Foundation@TexasStars.com
5. Can my organization apply if we’ve received a donation from the Texas Stars before?
Yes, we welcome all applications. Previous donations of cash or in-kind items will be considered but will not restrict an organization from receiving funds.
7. What if I don’t know all of the information requested on the grant application?
The Texas Stars Foundation kindly asks that all applications be completed to the best of the applicant’s ability, but we understand not all information may be available to the applicant. Please complete all fields honestly; we would like to discourage guessing simply to fill in a field.
8. How many grants will be donated, and for how much?
Grants will vary in amount and quantity, but will range from several hundred to several thousand dollars. Funds will be distributed during the summer of 2023.
9. Who should complete the application?
Any staff member or regular volunteer familiar with the information requested in the grant application may submit the application on behalf of the organization. We kindly ask that organizations work internally to limit duplicate submissions.
10. What do I need to send in other than the application?
In addition to the Texas Stars Foundation grant application, applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, copy of the most current IRS determination letter, information about the organization’s Board of Directors, budgets of specific initiatives or programs for which funds are being requested, and any available articles, literature, brochures, photographs, etc. that is relevant to the grant request.
11. What if I forget to include an item in my application?
Should the Texas Stars Foundation determine that an application is incomplete, we will contact the organization and request additional information prior to the application deadline. Should the Texas Stars Foundation receive an incomplete application on or after the deadline, we will be unable to consider that application.
12. I’ve completed the application, now what?
The Texas Stars Foundation will contact all applicants and inform them of funding status no later than September, 2023.
13. What if I have additional questions?
If you have additional questions or concerns related to the Texas Stars Foundation grant application process, please contact the Foundation at 512.600.5186 or Foundation@TexasStars.com