Permian Basin Area Foundation awards $1.7M to 25 nonprofits serving West Texans

Permian Basin Area Foundation (PBAF) announced today it has awarded $1,710,000 to nonprofit organizations serving West Texans during its fall grant cycle.

The Foundation semi-annually awards grants after reviewing applications submitted during the spring and fall. Spring grant cycle pre-applications are due on April 1, 2023. Visit to apply.

PBAF has been partering with donors to achieve meaningful gains in quality of life in West Texas communities since 1989. Through 2021, the Foundation has grown permanent assets to an estimated $280 million, and since its inception it has returned nearly $100 million to West Texas communities through grants and scholarships.

“It is a pleasure to work with these nonprofit organizations and partner with them,” Grants Administrator Raymond Williams said. “Our nonprofits serve so many in our communities and it is a privilege to award these grants.”

Grants for the fall cycle were made to the following organizations:

Addy’s Hope Adoption Agency
Agape Counseling
Alpine Christian School
Alpine Humane Society
Alpine Public Library
Boys and Girls Club Permian Basin
Buckner Children and Family Services
Chinati Foundation
Food Pantry of Jeff Davis County
Friendship House
High Sky Children’s Ranch
Hillcrest School
Manor Park
Marfa Public Radio
Midland Children’s Rehab Center
Midland Education Foundation
Mission Agape
Odessa Chamber of Commerce
Ozona Community Center
Permian Basin Rehab Center
Pink the Basin
Safe Place of the Permian Basin
Salvation Army of Big Spring
Ward County Greater Works
West Texas Food Bank

Mission Agape (Photo courtesy of Permian Basin Area Foundation)

Midland Children’s Rehab Center (Photo courtesy of Permian Basin Area Foundation)