Houston Endowment Names New Director of Learning and Evaluation

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.


Philanthropy Isn’t the Answer to Bad Government

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.


Houston Endowment Names Associate General Counsel

Wendy Montoya Cloonan will become Associate General Counsel at Houston Endowment effective November 1, 2016. As Associate General Counsel, she will be responsible for advising on a variety of legal issues, overseeing all compliance related policies and procedures, and assisting with special projects.