Central Texas African American Healthy Minds Project

As part of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health’s 80th anniversary and the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference’s 20th anniversary, the Hogg Foundation will invest $20,000 in one-time grant awards to support mental health and wellness among African Americans in the Central Texas area.

The foundation will fund projects that focus on enhancing the mental health and wellness of African Americans in Central Texas through:

  1. Education and awareness opportunities; and/or
  2. Resources, services and support.

Proposals will identify the population(s) of focus as one of the following:

  1. African American adults -18 years of age and older; and/or
  2. African American youth/children – school-age under 18 years of age and their families

The foundation plans to award eight one-year grants in the amount of $2,500 each to eligible 501(c)(3) organizations located in Central Texas. For the purpose of this project, the Central Texas area includes the following counties: Travis, Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays and Williamson.


The proposal deadline is now closed. Grantees will be announced soon.


Have Questions?

The foundation will not accept phone calls regarding the request for proposals except for questions related to technical issues. Questions about the request for proposals may be emailed to hogg-grants@austin.utexas.edu. Answers to questions that may have information that might be helpful and relevant are posted here.