The Brown Foundation, Inc. was established in July 1951 by Herman and Margarett Root Brown and George R. and Alice Pratt Brown.
The mission of the Brown Foundation is to distribute funds for public charitable purposes, principally for support, encouragement and assistance to education, the arts and community service.
The foundation focuses on the field of public education at the primary and secondary levels. It also focuses on supporting non-traditional and innovative approaches which are designed to improve public education primarily within the State of Texas.
Hyde discussed how he became involved with K-12 philanthropy upon realizing the abysmal lack of proficiency among students in Tennessee, calling access to a quality education, “a fundamental civil...more
Insider Louisville announced in November that it would become a nonprofit, saying the change was part of a "nascent movement" of news organizations across the country becoming supported by...more
Thanks to these high schoolers on the Watson Brown Foundation Junior Board, this landmark received a new roof. "I've loved funding all the things, because it's real stuff," said Holland...more
Area community grant recipients were Batesville Area Resource Center, community event; Batesville Mayor's Youth Council, Backpack Brigade; Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Destination Unknown Gala;...more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 22, 2018) – The Community Foundation of Louisville (CFL), in partnership with the Lift a Life Foundation, the James Graham Brown Foundation and CFL donors, including William...more
Grants range from $500 to $10,000. The Junior Board was formed in 2000 and is comprised of students from area schools. It was honored in 2011 with the Augusta Arts Council Patron's Award. To date,...more
Payne County Youth Services recently received a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, Youth Services Division, for $1 million, to run over a five-year period. PCYS has operated a...more