Madison Cooper, Jr. established the Cooper Foundation in 1943

Madison Cooper, Jr. established the Cooper Foundation in 1943 as a tribute to his parents Madison A. Cooper and Martha Roane Cooper. His vision was to “make Waco a better or more desirable city in which to live.” Over the years, Cooper Foundation has contributed over $28 million to fulfill his wish, reminding us of the powerful impact just one person can have on a community.

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Please join us on October 15th from 8:30 – 10:00 am for the first virtual Nonprofit Network! We will take this time to virtually gather and reconnect with the Waco nonprofit community. (Click Read More to access the registration link!)

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Upcoming Virtual Training Dates:

October 23rd 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
December 18th 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Applications are due on the first Friday of every month and will be reviewed approximately three months later (e.g. if you submit your application in October, it will be considered at the January board meeting). Visit our grants page to learn more about the process of applying.


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