The Hockley County Endowment was created by and for the people of this area, and is an affiliate of the Community Foundation of West Texas. Today the endowment has over $729,000 and supports funds for 28 organizations including the Hockley County Senior Citizens Center, School Systems within Hockley County, the South Plains Food Bank and many more. To date the endowment has given 69 grants totaling $157,481 to 69 area non-profits. Each year, as the endowment grows, the group will be able to give back more to the community. This year alone the Hockley County Endowment will give almost $13,000 in grants supporting worthy organizations and causes in the area. Due to generous endowments and donations, the Hockley County Endowment now has over $729,000 in their fund balance, 28 designated funds, and is pleased to award $12,808 during this grant cycle.
The Hockley County Endowment awarded grant checks to four organizations on Friday night just prior to the first home football game. Those organizations included:
Hockley County Veterans Assistance Office–$2,000 for their Veteran’s Day Event
Levelland Ministerial Alliance–$1,500 for their National Day of Prayer Breakfast Event
South Plains Rural Health Services, Inc.–$500 for their Mental Health Assistance Project
Wallace Theater–$8,808 for Generation Ziglar Live Training.