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

James Graham Brown Foundation President Rummel becomes CEO, too
Foundation: Brown Foundation

She started working at the foundation in 1989 as a grants coordinator, but moved up through the ranks. “It was supposed to be a temporary thing,”...more

UK awarded $11.2 million NIH grant to study links between cancer and obesity
Foundation: Brown Foundation

... an $11.2 million Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the metabolism of...more

Milagro Receives $264300 in Grant Funding
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Milagro, the Northwest's premier Latino arts and culture organization, was awarded $264,300 in grants from December 2016 to February 2017...more

CASA gets $253K grant to help foster children
Foundation: Brown Foundation

ELKTON – A program designed to match a trained volunteer to a child in the foster care system recently got a $253,142 federal grant that will go a...more

Melrose children honored for philanthropy
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Three of the six children honored this at this year's luau for their philanthropic efforts were Melrosians – Jack Jaggers, Lili Ravins and Isabella...more

Commentary: Key Donors Right To Demand Accountability At U of L
Foundation: Brown Foundation

In a letter sent last Friday, Brown Foundation CEO R. Alex Rankin and ... are being employed at the U of L Foundation, their foundation grants will...more

Brown Foundation tells U of L: Clean up act
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The James Graham Brown Foundation, which has provided more than $72 million in grants to the University of Louisville and related entities over...more

Brown Foundation lost $1M on nixed FoodPort
Foundation: Brown Foundation

And an initial $1 million grant to the FoodPort developer, Seed Capital Kentucky, has been spent, and the well-endowed foundation doesn't expect...more

Newton Artists Selected for Street Pianos Boston
Foundation: Boston Foundation, Brown Foundation

As Boston's community foundation, the Boston Foundation is committed to fostering vibrant neighborhoods, and believes innovative public art...more

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