The Texas Pediatric Society Foundation (TPSF), a 501 (c) (3) corporation, awards funds to institutions and individuals in Texas whose projects contribute to the health, safety and welfare of children and adolescents. Generally, grants are awarded in amounts ranging from $100 to $30,000.
Click here to see a list of grants the TPSF awarded in 2019.
Submitting a Letter of Inquiry:
Email LOI sumbissions to the email provided in the Grant Application Guidelines document.
TPSF will review your letter and contact you regarding a decision within one month.
Letters of Inquiry (LOI) should include the project summary, a statement of need and methodology as well as background information about the requesting organization/individual. The amount of grant funding sought for the project must also be included in the letter of inquiry. All letters must be submitted no later than August 1st.
Resident and Medical Student Grants: Medical Students and Residents can submit proposals to fund projects that impact the health, welfare, safety, and education of the Children in Texas. For more information about how to apply go to the Medical Students and Resident Grant Page. Deadline for Letters of Inquiry is also August 1st.
Full proposals are accepted by request only after an LOI is submitted and should be submitted and are accepted no later than October 1st. If a full proposal is requested they must adhere our Grant Application Guidelines.
Review Process TPSF staff screens both Letters of Inquiry and Full Proposals for completeness and compliance with grant submission requirements. An independent grant committee reviews proposals. Final approval of funding is determined by the TPS Foundation Board of Directors. Applicants will be notified in writing of the Board’s decision.
Emergency/Disaster Relief and Recovery Funds: The TPS Foundation has funds dedicated to Emergency/Disaster Relief and Recovery. Funds are utilized for emergency relief and recovery efforts conducted by physicians and other child advocacy organizations in Texas during times of a natural disaster such as a hurricane, flood, fire, earthquake and other emergency events. Funds for Emergency/Disaster relief and recovery purposes can be requested at any time. To request funds of support apply online using our request form.
For additional information, please contact:
Amy White, Director of Special Progarms and the TPS Foundation
401 West 15th Street, Suite 682
Austin, Texas 78701