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Pilot Cycle Grant Awards

We are excited to announce the organizations that we provided funding to in our first year. We look forward to seeing what these incredible organizations continue to do heading into the new year! Congratulations to the following organizations:

Blessings on the Block - $7,000

Feed My Sheep Temple - $5,000

Killeen Creators - $5,000

Bell County Child Welfare Board - $5,000

Rural Mutual Aid - $5,000

Greater Killeen Community Clinic - $5,000

Killeen Wisdom Center - $3,900

Inspired Designs - $2,500

We reviewed 11 applications this year, and provided funding to 8. Thank you to all of the organizations that applied! We look forward to increasing our impact in the coming years. We enjoyed connecting with our community and learning about all of the great ways people are showing up.

Thank you for making our first year a success!

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Our first grant application window is closed, and we will announce this year's recipients at the beginning of December! Sign up for our mailing list to receive updates, announcements, and newsletters by entering your email address and clicking "subscribe" below.

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Rock Rose’s mission is to support local organizations working toward equitable community development. We are eager to hear from programs in Killeen and the surrounding Bell County area that are directly addressing inequality related to housing, food access, health care, education, and more. Particularly, we are looking for new, small, or non-traditional programs that might face barriers in accessing other funding.

Available Funds: $30,000 (to be divided among chosen applicants based on program needs)

Application Deadline: Sept 15, 2022

Funding Date: Dec 1, 2022

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

  • Service Area: City of Killeen and Bell County, Texas.

  • Direct impact on traditionally disenfranchised communities or populations

  • Awareness of and efforts toward diverse leadership and staffing

  • A strong plan, including a budget

  • Having or working toward 501(c)3 status NOT required, although preferred

If this sounds like your organization, CLICK HERE to find out more about the application process! You are also invited to share this information with other individuals or organizations.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions. We look forward to receiving your application and working to make Bell County a better place with you!

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