Eligible organizations

We earmark our highest levels of philanthropic investment for education, followed by human services, racial equity and arts. We believe these are all critical to a thriving and fair community where people of diverse backgrounds and cultures want to live and work. We assess and measure all investments for effective results, and apply a lens of racial equity to ensure that the programs we fund are fair and inclusive.

The majority of our grants are made by invitation. Unsolicited proposals generally are not considered.


  • Public agencies and nonprofit organizations with tax-exempt status and under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or as an instrumentality of a federal, state or local government as provided by Section 170(c)1 of the Code or the equivalent.
  • Organizations must be based in one of our major site communities or provide services within those regions.

Not supported

  • Courtesy advertising, including program books and yearbooks
  • Fraternal or labor organizations
  • Grants to individuals, including scholarships
  • Hospitals, clinics, medical facilities
  • Grants to individual schools or robotics teams (except robotics teams that have TI employee/retiree volunteers)
  • Organizations focused on a particular medical condition (e.g., cancer, heart disease, diabetes) 
  • Organizations that discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, disability, genetic information, national origin, gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status or veteran status
  • Political activities, parties or candidates
  • Private foundations or endowment funds
  • Sectarian or denominational religious organizations
  • Sporting events or teams, including golf tournaments
  • Conventions or entertainment events
  • Travel or tours 
  • Unrestricted gifts to national or international organizations


How to apply

Applications for eligible organizations with programs that fit within the above categories and descriptions:

For more information, email us at giving@ti.com.