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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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Sweetwater Memorial Foundation Receives $10K Grant From Brown ... - SweetwaterNOW
Foundation: Brown Foundation

ROCK SPRINGS — The Memorial Hospital Foundation recently purchased four mobile interpreters and a few new wheelchairs thanks to a generous...more

Arts museum receives grant - The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Those sources included the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Arkansas Humanities Council, the Arkansas Arts Council and The Brown Foundation,...more

'Bloom Kentucky' effort addresses childhood adversity
Foundation: Blue Grass Community Foundation, Community Foundation of West Kentucky, Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville, Humana Foundation, Kentucky Foundation for Women

Bloom Kentucky is supported by Blue Grass Community Foundation, Brown-Forman Foundation, C.E. & S. Foundation, Central Kentucky...more

Prairie View A&M University gets $4M donation from The Brown Foundation
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The Brown Foundation Inc., a Houston-based foundation that has distributed more than $1.7 billion in grants across Texas since it was founded...more

Nicholls to Provide STEM Assessment Training to Local Teachers with Brown Foundation Grant ...
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Three Nicholls State University professors will provide professional development to local K-12 STEM teachers, thanks to a new...more

Harrison Barnes Selected as Finalist for Inaugural NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice ...
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Amanda Nguyen is an internationally acclaimed social entrepreneur. She was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. Amanda penned her...more

The Helen Gurley Brown Foundation Grants Permission for Women in Theatre to Take 'BOLD' Risks
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Carol Dunne: The most important steps we are taking are funding and mentoring. We support visionary women theater leaders and fund them...more

Evolve502's biggest donation yet funding opportunity grants for low-income JCPS graduates
Foundation: Brown Foundation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A $3 million gift from the James Graham Brown Foundation will help Evolve502 award grants for JCPS students...more

Scores Of Private Charitable Foundations Got Paycheck Protection Program Money
Foundation: Brown Foundation, Sunshine Lady Foundation

Private foundations appear to have been eligible for PPP funding because many of them have employees, and the program's purpose was to...more

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

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