Greater Houston Community Foundation (TX)



The Community Foundation offers many easy ways to help you make a significant impact with your giving. By partnering with GHCF, donors gain the simplicity and optimal tax benefits of giving to a public charity combined with the recognition, involvement and flexibility of giving through a private foundation.


GHCF donors also gain an opportunity to participate in a community-wide strategic dialogue on developing innovative and collaborative solutions to meet community challenges.


Web Address

www.ghcf.org

Assets

$268,957,644 - 2007-12-31


Giving

$58,380,000 - 2007-12-31


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Greater Houston Community Foundation


Former Principal Bertie Simmons Writes a Memoir About Racism, Resiliency and 58 Years With HISD
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

As the new principal, Simmons found out the school had gotten a special .... After she was removed from the school, the innovations described in...more

'Donor fatigue' led to drop in 2018 charitable giving
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

According to Giving USA's annual philanthropy report, which tracks ... their philanthropic strategies, observed that donor fatigue within its clientele,...more

How Far Is The Next Recession? Experts Debate Yield Curve Inversion
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

In a presentation for the Greater Houston Community Foundation, Angeles Investment Advisors Chief Investment Officer Michael Rosen said...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

AT&T donates $1 million to Houston nonprofits
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

Other nonprofits that will receive funds are the Greater Houston Community Foundation, $300,000; Genesys Works, $165,000; the Travis...more

HomeAid receives City of Houston Proclamation
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

... was established by Mayor Turner and former Harris County Judge Emmett and was administered by the Greater Houston Community...more

Sand Castle Homes Partners with BuildAid in Kashmere Gardens
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

Within just a few weeks of the storm, BuildAid received their first major funds, a $5.5 million grant from the Greater Houston Community...more

Funds Cap Off Mixed-Use Resource Center Build
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

... comes after the city announced last month that Avenue would receive approximately $2.6 million from the Greater Houston Community...more

UAE Gives $6.5 Million to Aid Hurricane Harvey Recovery
Foundation: Greater Houston Community Foundation

The United Arab Emirates is giving $6.5 million to the Greater Houston Community Foundation to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts...more

Geographic Focus

Harris County, TX

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Cornwall as First-Ever Rural Social Enterprise Zone

Cornwall, England has been christened as the first-ever rural social enterprise zone. Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd remarked that what was happening in Cornwall was an example to the rest of the United Kingdom.




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