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.


Web Address

www.brownfoundation.org

Assets

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


Giving

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


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Brown Foundation


Community Foundation of Acadiana prepares for 2021 South Louisiana Giving Day as it marks 20 ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Acadiana, Brown Foundation

... over into their philanthropy. We are pretty creative and pretty nimble, so we are able to do much to help people achieve their philanthropic...more

Nonprofits Grants Available from Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Brown Foundation

Nonprofits doing charitable work in Pima and Santa Cruz counties can now apply for grant funding from The Community Foundation for...more

Louisville launches 10th season of Summer Works to connect youths with local employers
Foundation: Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville

Private donors, including the James Graham Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville, Mary Gwen Wheeler and David Jones Jr.,...more

James Graham Brown Foundation announces grant awards
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The James Graham Brown Foundation announced the following grant awards, approved at the board of trustees meeting held on Tuesday, Feb....more

Desert X show in Saudi Arabia brings more fallout: A donor pulls out
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Desert X's decision to partner with Saudi Arabia on its next exhibition has more fallout: The MaddocksBrown Foundation, an L.A.-based...more

Mount Carmel Academy gets service-learning grants
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation recently awarded a total of $11,574 in service-learning grants, plus a a $1,000 Principal's...more

West Louisville sports complex gets financial support from 2 local pastors ahead of groundbreaking
Foundation: Brown Foundation

"James Graham Brown Foundation, the Gheens Foundation and the Community Foundation has been supportive, so there are lots of...more

It's time to change the way we think about nonprofits
Foundation: Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville

As a nationally-recognized author, thought leader and social entrepreneur, Pallotta's call-to-action approach has enhanced the mission...more

A wild (but hopefully not rainy) weekend; 'Blood Knot' to open at Pillsbury House
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Brown Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Although the Whirl's organizer, Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), didn't get big chunks of grant money it was counting on last ... So Resonance is not just about new music, but new...more

Avenue to Break Ground on New Community Resource Center in Near Northside
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation, Brown Foundation, Hearst Foundation , Houston Endowment

In January, Avenue was awarded approximately $2.6 million from the Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF) towards the construction...more



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