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Applicant Eligibility 

  • Organizations must be tax exempt under sections 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

  • The minimum  donation is $250. Organizations should meet one or more of the following criteria:

    • Based locally in the Houston Metropolitan area.

    • Based in the state of Texas and serving children in the Houston Metropolitan area.

    • Serving children in the local Houston area, even though based outside of Houston or outside of Texas.

  • Organizations should be highly efficient in operations (for example, utilizing a high number of volunteers while maintaining low administrative expenses) and be able to demonstrate effectiveness in utilizing money to directly impact the children it serves.

  • Organizations should primarily serve the health, education and well-being of children in the Houston area and be able to demonstrate a tangible connection between its mission and services provided.


ACT will consider event sponsorships (tables at charity events, etc.) of less than $5,000 on a case-by-case basis.

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