Douglas L. Foshee began a two-year term as chair of the Houston Endowment Board of Directors January 1, 2020. He has served as a director since 2010.
Houston Endowment and competition organizers, Malcolm Reading Consultants, today announced that the team led by Los Angeles-based Kevin Daly Architects with Mexico City-based PRODUCTORA, in collaboration with TLS Landscape Architecture, has won the international competition to design the new Houston Endowment office facility.
Houston Endowment is pleased to announce that we are in the process of transitioning to a new online grants management system and grantee portal called GivingData.
The first stage of the competition, which launched in June 2019, attracted 121 team submissions comprising 354 individual firms.
There are 900,000 children who call Harris County home but the reality is, we are not providing all our children with the education they need to achieve their dreams.
Houston Endowment today announced the appointment of Melanie Montague Trent and Pedro Alvarez to serve on its board of directors, effective July 1.
Houston Endowment today announced the addition of several new senior staff members.
The foundation opened a global search for an outstanding design team of architects and landscape architects for its new headquarters, which will embed Houston Endowment in the community and strengthen its work bringing people together to achieve lasting positive change.
Katie Niemann joined Houston Endowment May 6, 2019, as director of information technology.
Houston Endowment announced today it has closed on the purchase of a 1.5-acre site for a new office facility.
Stories and storytelling are powerful tools. Stories can help a community explain who they are, what they want and why it matters.
Sheel Patel will be the top financial leader at the Foundation and member of the executive leadership team.
Dual-status youth are among our most vulnerable. What we learn from better serving children in both systems will help us better serve children in either.
Alexandra Chung Rouse will join Houston Endowment Oct. 1, 2018, as program officer for education.
As a philanthropic institution that is working to improve the quality of life of residents in greater Houston, we know it is not possible to do so without justice for all people.
The 2018 Houston Civic Health Index, commissioned by Houston Endowment, examines the degree to which Greater Houston residents participate in political discussion, engage in nonpolitical civic behavior, volunteer and interact with one another.
The culmination of a year-long planning and research effort, the plan identifies the most important forces behind Harris County’s high rate of maternal morbidity – defined as unexpected complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery – and offers recommendations for action to improve maternal health.
“Strategies for Flood Mitigation in Greater Houston, Edition 1” calls for accelerating the paradigm shift underway in how the Houston area plans for and recovers from flooding and its consequences.
Houston Endowment co-hosted the 2018 Annual Conference of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, a national affinity group of foundations with an interest in the intersection of environmental sustainability, community development and social equity.