Houston Endowment today announced it will give $2 million to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund established by Mayor Sylvester Turner and County Judge Ed Emmett and managed by the Greater Houston Community Foundation.
Houston Endowment joins a 15-state network of funders in standing by the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and their families.
Houston Endowment is proud to stand in solidarity with the Houston Coalition Against Hate in condemning the message of white supremacist groups.
Mandy Chapman Semple joined Houston Endowment on August 7, 2017, as director of learning and evaluation. Mandy brings to Houston Endowment expertise and experience in building measurement systems to maximize results, promoting cross-sector collaboration and driving large-scale social system transformation.
Houston Endowment today announced the appointment of Joe Dilg and John M. Esquivel to serve on its board of directors, effective July 1.
Catherine Butsch Villarreal joined Houston Endowment on May 15, 2017, as director of communications. Catherine brings extensive experience in strategic communications for nonprofit organizations doing transformative work.
Ann Stern, president and CEO of Houston Endowment, and Bob Eury, president of Central Houston Inc., note that Houston has made steady progress toward the goal of ending homelessness and urge all Houstonians to continue to work together toward sustainable solutions.
Russell Ramsey joined Houston Endowment on March 27, 2017 as program officer for education. Russ brings extensive experience working as both a teacher and a school leader within complex educational systems.
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Ann Stern, president and CEO of Houston Endowment, and Elena Marks, president and CEO of Episcopal Health Foundation, argue that while philanthropy plays an important role in addressing social problems, it cannot replace government spending on public goods and services.