Nonprofit organizations in Central Texas are facing unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help them recover, there are a variety of resources and services available. Texas CBAR is a state lawyer referral program that provides free legal help to eligible non-profit groups that cannot otherwise afford legal services. To be exempt from certain taxes, a non-profit organization must meet certain requirements and file a request with the Internal Revenue Service and the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.
Additionally, a non-profit corporation must be created by filing a certificate of incorporation with the Secretary of State in accordance with the Texas Business Organizations Code (BOC).The mission of the Texas Tenants Union is to empower tenants through education and organization to protect their rights, preserve their homes and improve their living conditions. They provide resources such as tenant rights handbooks, legal advice, and more. The Texas Homeless Network is an incredible organization that helps agencies across the state through training, promotion and with its overall experience. They provide resources such as housing assistance, employment assistance, and more. For those looking for resources related to funding, select the drop-down menus below. The information provided on this page is provided as a courtesy for informational purposes only, and nothing contained on this website constitutes an approval or recommendation by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (“TDHCA”) of the products or services offered by related organizations.