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Amarillo Area Foundation

Amarillo, TX • As a leader in philanthropy, nonprofit, and community issues, the Foundation addresses Texas Panhandle challenges by providing lasting results.

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Amarillo Area Foundation

Introduction

Amarillo Area Foundation is a foundation public foundation. With $17.6m in revenue and 24 employees, it is a relatively large organization. Founded in 1960, Amarillo Area Foundation is headquartered in Amarillo, TX. In recent tax filings, the organization reported expenses of $9.0m.

This profile was created with publicly available data obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and the nonprofit organization’s website. ALMA has no affiliation with this organization and has not independently verified this information or otherwise vetted the charity.

Amarillo Area Foundation

$9.0m

Annual Budget
2017
Program Spend
81%
Fundraising Spend
7%
Management Spend
11%
Founded
1960
EIN
75-0978220
Headquarters
Amarillo, TX
# Employees
24
# Volunteers
200
IRS Filings
Other Ratings
Amarillo Area Foundation

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Mission and Work

Mission

A community foundation operating as a public charity, with a mission to improve the quality of life in the Texas panhandle through effective philanthropic efforts.

Distribution Program

$4.5m annual program spend • Grant request applications are received from charitable organizations of the Texas panhandle area. After being researched and approved, distributions are made.

Scholarship Program

$1.4m annual program spend • Applications are received from area high school and college students. A committee then reviews the applications and board approved scholarships are awarded accordingly.

Program 3

$1.4m annual program spend • Program management - staff time and resources are used for management of the grant and scholarship programs.

Where their money goes

Grants made

These are some of the grants Amarillo Area Foundation has made in recent years to other charities.

Nonprofit

Heal the City Free Clinic

Amarillo, TXHeal the City Free Clinic is a nonprofit community clinic. Founded in 2015, Heal the City Free Clinic is headquartered in Amarillo, TX.
3 grant(s) totaling $843k

Nonprofit

Pampa Animal Welfare Society

Pampa, TXPampa Animal Welfare Society is a nonprofit focused on animal protection and welfare. With $198k in revenue and 0 employees, it is a relatively small organization.
3 grant(s) totaling $223k

Religious Organization

Faith City

Amarillo, TXFaith City is a religious organization neighborhood center. Founded in 1956, Faith City is headquartered in Amarillo, TX.
3 grant(s) totaling $321k

Nonprofit

Gruver Farm Scholarship Foundation

Gruver, TXGruver Farm Scholarship Foundation is a nonprofit focused on scholarships, student financial aid services, and awards. With $696k in revenue and 0 employees, it is a relatively small organization.
2 grant(s) totaling $300k

Nonprofit

Window on a Wider World

Amarillo, TXWindow on a Wider World is a nonprofit performing arts center. With $408k in revenue and 9 employees, it is a relatively small organization.
3 grant(s) totaling $266k

Nonprofit

Aaf Community Health Foundation

Amarillo, TXAaf Community Health Foundation is a nonprofit focused on health issues. With $294k in revenue and 0 employees, it is a relatively small organization.
2 grant(s) totaling $7.0m

Foundation

West Texas a & M University Foundation

Canyon, TXWest Texas a & M University Foundation is a foundation focused on education. Founded in 1963, West Texas a & M University Foundation is headquartered in Canyon, TX.
3 grant(s) totaling $262k

Nonprofit

Don Harrington Discovery Center Foundation

Amarillo, TXDon Harrington Discovery Center Foundation is a nonprofit science and technology museum. Founded in 1971, Don Harrington Discovery Center Foundation is headquartered in Amarillo, TX.
3 grant(s) totaling $442k

Nonprofit

The Citadelle

Canadian, TXThe Citadelle Art Foundation. Art museum, sculpture, and antiques in Canadian, Texas.
3 grant(s) totaling $680k

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