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.
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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