Become an Official Charity Partner

During the fall, we host our RFAR Program Application and Selection Process. Applications for the 2025 Chevron Houston Marathon RFAR Program will be accepted in the fall of 2023. Applying organizations must hold 501 (c)3 Status, have been in operation for a minimum of two years, and serve constituents in the greater Houston area. To receive information or to request an application, please complete the form via the link below:

Please complete the Official RFAR Charity Partner Information Request via the link below to receive updates.

Official RFAR Charity Partner Information Request 
Official RFAR Charity Partner Overview 2025 – New Current Charities
2025 RFAR Charity Partner Application – New Charity
2025 RFAR Charity Partner Application – Returning Charity

Applications for 2025 RFAR Charity Program will be accepted from Sept. 20, 2023 at 8 a.m. through Oct. 13, 2023 at 5 p.m. All applications must be submitted through the forms linked above. If you have any questions, please reach out to

Run for a Reason Charity Levels & Requirements

For 2023 and beyond, we are introducing different tiered categories for our RFAR Official Charity Partners based on the number of runners that participate with the charity. Following are the requirements and benefits for each of the different tiers or levels.

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