TEGNA Foundation

KIII-TV and the TEGNA Foundation accept grant proposals from qualified nonprofit organizations. We value projects that take acreative approach to improving people's lives.



Register for your chance to be considered for a $1,000 grant.



TEGNA FOUNDATION APPLICATION FORM here:http://bit.ly/1mpwyms



LOCAL GUIDELINES: 

  • Proposals are accepted throughout the year
  • Deadlines are Aug. 15
  • Applicants should plan on a 90 day waiting period while the committee finalizes its decisions
  • Grants are awarded to an organization every other year


Mail completed application and materials to:



Hector Zertuche, Assistant Promotions Manager
KIII-TV
5002 South Padre Island Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78411



GENERAL GUIDELINES here: http://bit.ly/1k4wyXp



WHAT WE REQUIRE:

Your proposal must contain the following information: 

  • Application must be made on TEGNA Foundation form
  • A needs statement
  • IRS letter of determination of 501(c)(3) tax exemption (mandatory for consideration)


If you have not been determined a tax-exempt organization under IRS Section 501(c)(3), please apply once you have received determination 

  • Objectives of the project to be funded
  • Your organization's qualifications to carry out the project
  • Information on whether the project is new or ongoing
  • Description of constituency to be served
  • Information on community and volunteer involvement
  • How will the project be evaluated
  • Plans for continued funding of the project, if applicable
  • One-page project budget, and an organizational budget
  • List of other funding sources, committed and applied for
  • Pertinent publications may be included.


WHAT WE DO NOT FUND:



Like many donors, we receive many more requests than we can fund. As a result, contributions will not be considered for the following purposes: 

  • Individuals
  • Organizations not determined by the IRS to be tax-exempt under 501(c)(3)
  • National or regional organizations unless their programs address specific local community needs
  • Programs or initiatives where the primary purpose is the promotion of religious doctrine or tenets
  • Elementary or secondary schools (except to provide special initiatives or programs not provided by regular school budgets)
  • Political action or legislative advocacy groups or voter registration drives
  • Endowment funds
  • Multiple-year pledge campaigns
  • Medical or other research organizations; organizations located in or benefiting nations other than the U.S.
  • Fraternal groups, athletic teams, bands, veterans' organizations, volunteer firefighters or similar groups



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS here: http://bit.ly/1O8Lpb3.