The Houston Police Foundation is the major source of private financial support for the Houston Police Department (HPD). The Foundation is dedicated to helping HPD prevent crime, save lives and make our community a safer place to work and play by assisting HPD with resources not provided in the city budget.
The Houston Police Foundation has awarded more than $12 million in grants to HPD. The Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. Federal Tax ID# 20-1209272.
The Houston Police Foundation’s primary area of interest is to assist Houston police officers by providing funds for essential equipment, special programs and projects. Officer safety is the Foundation’s top priority. Each year the Foundation’s Board of Directors consults with HPD leadership to determine priorities for funding.
Grant applications are reviewed first in the Department to be certain that the Foundation is the most appropriate source of funding and that the command staff is aware of the request. This group will recommend that the Foundation consider a proposal for funding or not.
Before applying for a grant, please download and review the Houston Police Foundation Grant Guidelines
Complete all areas of the application form. The grant proposal must be signed by the Commanding Officer of the requesting Division/Unit or Commander or higher rank. Provide support documentation, such as written estimates or proposal which indicates exactly what the Foundation would be paying a vendor if the grant is approved. Please retain a copy for your records. Attach the grant proposal to correspondence to be sent through your chain of command to the Chief of Police for approval.
Direct questions regarding the grant application only to:
Charlene Floyd - 713-308-4680 - Click to send Email
Direct all other inquiries for the Houston Police Foundation to:
Grants submitted to the Foundation without proper signatures will not be considered.