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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$1,119,438,025 - 2011-06-30
$1,388,462,472 - 2007-06-30


$41,402,399 - 2011-06-30

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Recent News from Brown Foundation

A wild (but hopefully not rainy) weekend; 'Blood Knot' to open at Pillsbury House
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Northwest Area Foundation, Brown Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Minneapolis Foundation, Saint Paul Foundation

Although the Whirl's organizer, Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA), didn't get big chunks of grant money it was counting on last ... So Resonance is not just about new music, but new...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

GLP report shows hits and misses for Louisville 15 years after merger
Foundation: Brown Foundation, Community Foundation of Louisville

For its report, the independent, nonpartisan initiative supported by the Community Foundation of Louisville, the James Graham Brown Foundation...more

UK Receives Grant to Support LEADS Initiative
Foundation: Brown Foundation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 6, 2019) — The James Graham Brown Foundation has recently awarded four federal grants to Educational Justice,...more

About the Thomas R. Brown Foundations
Foundation: Brown Foundation

The Foundations provide grants in support of educational institutions and programs, for activities such as improving basic literacy and...more

About the Thomas R. Brown Foundations
Foundation: Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Brown Foundation

... operating foundation, and the Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation for Southern...more

WKU announces philanthropy success in first half of fiscal year
Foundation: Brown Foundation

As we work to further elevate WKU, we continue to produce key achievements in philanthropy and alumni giving.We just reported our...more

How to Pay for Texas A&M University: Financial Aid and Student Loan Options
Foundation: Brown Foundation

Craig and Galen Brown Foundation Scholarship: For high academic achievers, this scholarship offers a chance to have costs covered at Texas...more

Historic Crown Point Courthouse serves as location for film about same-sex couple marrying in ...
Foundation: Brown Foundation

... grants to produce her film, including the Albert P. Weisman Award, Carole Fielding Student Grant and The Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation...more

Novel Cellular Approach Forms Functional Chondrocytes
Foundation: Brown Foundation

A team from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern ... Dr. Evseenko told OTW, “In the grant we proposed a unique approach...more

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