BSACF General Endowment Fund

Enhancing Lives through the Generosity of Others

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Donations to the Big Spring Area Community Foundation not designated for one of the Foundation’s 29 purpose-specific funds are allocated to the General Endowment. The Foundation’s Board of Trustees is at liberty to use earnings from the General Endowment to award grants to Big Spring area non-profit organizations and governmental entities or scholarships to area students. In 2022, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees awarded discretionary grants totaling $359,000.00. Area grant recipients included the following organizations:

The Big Spring Y Kids Academy

Howard County Fair Association & Big Spring Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo

Howard County Resource Center

Howard County Volunteer Fire Department

Northside Movement

Big Spring Symphony Association

Crossroads Young Marines

Disabled America Veterans - Chapter 47

Emergency Services Chaplain Corps

Food 2 Kids

Hangar 25 Museum

Heritage Museum of Big Spring

HOPE Foundation

Howard College

Salvation Army & Boys and Girls Club

Southwest College for the Deaf

Victim Services

In addition to the grants awarded in 2023, the Big Spring Area Community Foundation also awarded $70,000 in scholarship funds to 28 area high school seniors.