Houston Endowment



Houston Endowment was established on September 25, 1937 by Jesse and Mary Gibbs Jones to help create and develop instutions and organizations that would nurture the people of Houston and encourage growth of the city.


Since 1937, the endowment intend to support and improve education, human services, health, arts and culture, and the environment for the people of the greater Houston.



Over the years, the endowment has contributed over $2.5 billion to fulfill the vision of Joneses of a vibrant community where the opportunity to thrive is available to all.


Web Address

www.houstonendowment.org

Assets

$1,349,331,842 - 2010-12-31
$1,627,711,546 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$71,539,950 - 2010-12-31
$87,407,633 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Houston Endowment


Kevin Daly Architects wins competition to design Houston Endowment headquarters
Foundation: Houston Endowment

... were chosen alongside TLS Landscape Architecture to design the new, $20 million headquarters for Texas philanthropic giant Houston...more

Houston architecture firm shortlisted in Houston Endowment HQ competition
Foundation: Houston Endowment

Houston's Schaum/Shieh Architects was the only local firm shortlisted in an international competition to design a new headquarters for the...more

Call for Entries: Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition
Foundation: Houston Endowment

The Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition is a global search for an outstanding design team of architects...more

Houston Endowment on global search for architects for new headquarters
Foundation: Houston Endowment

The philanthropic organization, which was established by Jesse and Mary Gibbs Jones in 1937 and has an endowment valued at $1.8...more

Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition
Foundation: Houston Endowment

Houston Endowment (HE), a leading philanthropic organization based in Houston, Texas, has launched a global search for an outstanding design team of architects and landscape architects for the...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

Child Advocates of Fort Bend expanding
Foundation: Houston Endowment

Child Advocates of Fort Bend expanding .... CAFB has a unique opportunity to receive a $1M matching grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee...more

MST Chosen To Work At Arts Boost Campus At Neff Elementary
Foundation: Houston Endowment

The project is administered through Arts Connect, a citywide collective impact ... As part of the 2018-2019 scope of work, Arts Connect will be supporting ... in part by grants from the City of...more

How can Houston live with the certainty of flooding? [Editorial]
Foundation: Houston Endowment

This consortium of local experts on hydrology, the environment and urban planning has been funded by a coalition of local philanthropic groups, most notably the Houston Endowment, the Kinder...more

Harris County to buy closed hospital to create mental health facility
Foundation: Houston Endowment

Houston Endowment Inc. will help raise the funds and has committed a $5.3 million grant, per the reports. Riverside's flagship campus at 3204 Ennis St. opened in 1927 and was known as Houston Negro...more



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