The Brown Foundation, Inc. (TX)

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.

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$1,119,438,025 - 2011-06-30
$1,388,462,472 - 2007-06-30


$41,402,399 - 2011-06-30

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Recent News from Brown Foundation

Local foundation names new executive director
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The Brown Foundation Inc., a Houston philanthropic trust that participates in a variety of local civic projects, has named a new leader. Ann Ziker will be the foundation's executive director...more

High 5 4 Kids: Watson Brown Foundation
Foundation: Brown Foundation

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

Shopko Foundation supports area projects
Foundation: Ripley County Community Foundation, Brown Foundation

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

Fund for Louisville awards grants to 28 non-profits
Foundation: Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville

The Community Foundation of Louisville is recognizing the important work of local non-profit groups. A ceremony was held Monday afternoon at the Americana Community Center. Advertisement. The...more

Fund for Louisville awards more than $460000 to 28 local organizations
Foundation: Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville

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

Junior board accpeting grant applications
Foundation: Brown Foundation

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

PCYS receives Federal Department of Health and Human Services grant
Foundation: Sarkeys Foundation, Brown Foundation

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

The story behind Doug Baldwin's heartfelt letter that was read aloud at this Seahawk fan's funeral

Since 2011, the foundation has given grants to more than 60 individuals and organizations. ... 14, at the urging of Paschall, the foundation cut a $25,000 check to the Seahawks' players fund, which...more

Seahawks' Doug Baldwin's heartfelt thank-you letter will not be forgotten
Foundation: Marin Community Foundation, Brown Foundation

Checks from our foundation come from the Marin Community Foundation (MCF) and in the body of their letter they mention KABF (Kelly Ann Brown Foundation). Many don't get that and thank the President...more

Monday Business Briefing: Foundations bolster Bellarmine's career readiness program; $24M IT ...
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Grants from the James Graham Brown Foundation and the Ogle Foundation will help Bellarmine University start career readiness programs and expand its internship guarantee, the university announced...more

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