For Nonprofits

A Waco Foundation Capacity Building Event
A Waco Foundation Capacity Building Event.

As the community foundation for McLennan County, Texas, the Foundation's grantmaking and capacity building support services are made available to 501(c)(3) organizations that are physically located in and serve the Waco-McLennan County, Texas area. We support local nonprofits through grants, guidance and fund management - strengthening their ability to make an impact on critical issues in our community both today and in the future. The Foundation supports organizations in several ways:

We provide Discretionary Grants throughout the year using a competitive process. Nonprofits seeking a discretionary grant must meet our grant guidelines and complete an application for funding. Learn more about our grantmaking. If you have specific questions regarding a grant application please contact Nicole Wynter, Director of Grants & Capacity Building, at

Our Capacity Building Program provides a range of support services intended to help nonprofits meet their mission while making the most of the resources (human, financial, capital) available to them.

We also manage nonprofit endowments, reserve funds and project funds as a part of our mission. Learn more about Waco Foundation's fund management services.


Phone: 254-754-3404
Fax: 254-753-2887


1227 N. Valley Mills Drive
Suite 235
Waco, TX 76710

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