This section provides the most commonly needed information for grantees, including important updates, system access, communications guidelines, contract and reporting requirements, and frequently asked questions (FAQs). Please review this information carefully. If you have not found the information you need regarding an existing grant, please contact your program officer.

Information on the application process is available within the For Applicants section.

Periodically, changes will be made to the foundation’s grantmaking processes; we will communicate those changes in the space below.


Important Updates

Effective August 2019: Please note that Houston Endowment has transitioned to a new grants management system (and grantee portal) called GivingData.
We request that all reporting requirements now be submitted through our new system.
Approximately 30 days before your report is due, you will receive an email with instructions on how to activate your grantee portal account in the new system. Please be sure to add the following email addresses to your “safe list” to ensure that you receive all future notifications from our new system: and
If you have questions about an upcoming report requirement, please email or call 713-238-8150.