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Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Wallis Knox Charitable Foundation

Proposal due April 1
Program type Animal-Related; Education; Human Services; Religion-Related
Area served National
Restrictions None
Grant history

Mission

Robert W. Knox, Jr., a resident of Houston, Texas, established the Foundation in 1964 in honor of his parents Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Wallis Knox. Robert W. Knox, Sr., a well-known physician in Houston, married Pearl Wallis of Galveston in 1892. Dr. Knox was president of the Texas State Medical Association, Chief Surgeon for the Southern Pacific Railway and helped establish several hospitals in the San Antonio, Houston and Louisiana areas. Robert Knox was active in the real estate business in Houston and was a veteran of both world wars.

Guidelines

The Foundation is for religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals within the United States.

Grants are awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) charitable organizations within the United States. The application deadline for the Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Wallis Knox Charitable Foundation is April 1.

  

Eligibility to re-apply for a grant award from the Knox Charitable Foundation requires organizations to skip 1 grant cycle (1 year) before submitting a subsequent application. For example, if your organization submitted a grant application for the April 2017 deadline and received a grant award in June, your organization would not be eligible to re-apply until April of 2019.

  

The average grant award for a grant cycle is $5,000 - $10,000.

Bank contact

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact us:

tx.philanthropic@ustrust.com

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Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures.

Bank contact

To discuss the application process or for questions about this foundation, contact us:

tx.philanthropic@ustrust.com

Please indicate the foundation name in the email subject line.

Detailed foundation contact information can be found in the Procedures.