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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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Yewon Lee chosen for Emmy Noether Awards, worth $25K - The Madison Record
Foundation: Community Foundation of Acadiana, Brown Foundation

The Community Foundation of Acadiana and Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation announced the 2022 honorees. Emmy Noether was an...more

Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets, tax documents show – Twin Cities - Pioneer Press

NEW YORK — The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter ... after spending more than $37 million on grants, real...more

Black Lives Matter foundation has $42 million in assets | KNKX Public Radio

BLM grants $26 million to chapters and families. The foundation's tax filing rebuts claims that the BLM foundation ignored the larger movement....more

AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets - News4JAX

NEW YORK – The foundation started by organizers of the Black Lives Matter ... after spending more than $37 million on grants, real...more

AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter has $42 million in assets - ABC News

The foundation's tax filing rebuts claims that the BLM foundation ignored the larger movement. Nearly $26 million, or 70% of its expenses, were...more

Ithaca College Chapter Of BOLD Receives A $2 Million Grant
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The BOLD Women's Leadership Network at Ithaca College has received a $2 million grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation. Through the award, the program will be able to continue to operate for...more

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



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