Year at a Glance


Join or renew your membership to Lamar Gives 365 beginning in August!  If you joined last year, we hope you will renew your membership.  If you missed the deadline, join in on the fun this year.   Join us for the Kickoff Event on August 12, 2021 at the The Depot to join or renew your membership.


Celebrate a new year of giving together at the Lamar Gives 365 Closeout Celebration (non-event)Friday, October 15, 2021 is the last day to join Lamar Gives 365 for this year.


Encourage your favorite nonprofits to apply for a grant.  The deadline for applications is November 15th at 12:00pm (noon), and the application is available online.


Gather with other members in December and January to learn about the needs and opportunities in Lamar County.  Any member is welcome to review the grant applications and serve on the team to select the grant finalists.


Join us at the Grant Finalist Event on Thursday, February 3, 2022!  Each grant finalist will give a 2 minute presentation about their project or idea, and the Lamar Gives 365 members will cast their votes for their favorite grant applicants.


See the impact of your collective giving by going on site visits throughout the spring and summer to see the funded projects in progress.