Permian Basin Area Foundation

Permian Basin Area Foundation

People Who Care

Causes That Matter

Update

 COVID-19 Update

(November 2021) As always, Permian Basin Area Foundation's top concern is the safety and well-being of our community and neighbors in West Texas. Our offices will remain closed for the time being. Despite this, all of our staff members may be reached remotely by email or by phone via the Foundation’s main phone number (432) 617-3213.

The fall competitive grant cycle has closed, Please review the application procedures and contact Grants Administrator Meagan Harris, mharris@pbaf.org, with questions. 

The next scholarship application cycle will open January 1 as usual. Questions can be directed to Sherri Heiting, shieting@pbaf.org.

We will continue to monitor the needs of our community and may make changes as necessary. We encourage you and your families to take measures to remain safe and healthy!

- PBAF Staff

Impact Highlights

  • Increasing

    Access to artistic and cultural offerings

  • Strengthening

    The Family

  • Investing

    In Education for Our Youth

  • Supporting

    Health and Human Services

Permian Basin Rehab Center
Permian Basin Rehab Center
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Our Communities.
Your Foundation.

Since 1989, Permian Basin Area Foundation has served as this region’s community foundation. The Foundation partners with generous donors to leave a lasting impact in communities throughout a multi-county region of West Texas. Permian Basin Area Foundation builds permanent endowments to respond to emerging and changing needs, and to sustain existing nonprofit organizations in the fields of education, arts and culture, health, social services, community development, and civic affairs.

How To Give

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Grants

Permian Basin Area Foundation makes grants to qualified nonprofit organizations serving the Permian Basin and TransPecos regions with a broad range of philanthropic purposes.

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Scholarships

Thanks to generous donors, Permian Basin Area Foundation offers scholarships from more than 80 funds to those pursuing higher education and vocational opportunities.

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Partners

Gifts to Permian Basin Area Foundation are an investment in our West Texas communities.  It is the Foundation’s intention to make charitable giving easy and enjoyable for all donors in our communities.

Recent Developments

Permian Basin Area Foundation Announces Nearly $2.0 million in Grant Awards
Permian Basin Area Foundation Announces Nearly $2.0 million in Grant Awards

Midland, Texas (November 30, 2021) – Permian Basin Area Foundation has awarded $1,917,000 to nonprofit organizations serving West Texans during […]

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Permian Basin Area Foundation Announces $1.8 million in Grant Awards
Permian Basin Area Foundation Announces $1.8 million in Grant Awards

Midland, Texas (June 10, 2021) – Permian Basin Area Foundation has awarded $1,843,500 to nonprofit organizations serving West Texans during […]

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Permian Basin Area Foundation Opens Scholarship Application for the 2021-22 Academic Year
Permian Basin Area Foundation Opens Scholarship Application for the 2021-22 Academic Year

(January 6, 2021) – Permian Basin Area Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the 2021-2022 scholarship cycle. Beginning […]

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