— News and Press Releases

Date Title/Source Organization Category
08-25-2014 MU launches program to promote constitutional knowledge — The Maneater
08-23-2014 Noted restaurateurs take their talent down by the bayou — Houston Chronicle
08-14-2014 University of Missouri Launches Initiative to Promote Knowledge of American Political System and Constitutional Democracy
08-12-2014 Consolidated Kinder Morgan plans to be nation’s top dividend payer in energy — Houston Business Journal
08-07-2014 Rice University’s Kinder Institute names new director — Houston Business Journal
08-01-2014 ‘The Century of Cities’: Kinder Institute names an urban planner as its new director — Houston Chronicle
08-01-2014 ‘Visionary’ planning director Bill Fulton to depart for Rice University — Times of San Diego
08-01-2014 Nationally recognized urban planner William Fulton named director of Kinder Institute
07-25-2014 The Bayou Greenways Plan: A Game-Changer for Houston — StreetsBlog USA
06-02-2014 Kinder Morgan: The energy boom’s mighty middleman — Fortune
05-30-2014 Loving freeways: Free Press Summer Fest reveals an embrace of Houston’s sky-high roads — Houston Chronicle
05-25-2014 Our Challenge: With Houston ‘hitting on all cylinders,’ time is ripe to make the city even better — Houston Chronicle
05-14-2014 Cities try to restore wildness to urban rivers — Wall Street Journal/Associated Press
05-12-2014 Facing Challenge to Execution, Texas Calls Its Process the Gold Standard [Kinder Houston Area Survey] — New York Times
03-30-2014 Local foundations, singly and together, create a culture of giving — Houston Chronicle
03-25-2014 Recapture the vision: Buffalo Bayou Park needs the historic Allen Parkway, not the speedway it has become — Houston Chronicle
02-10-2014 The Philanthropy 50 — Chronicle of Philanthropy
02-10-2014 Three Houstonians Top Philanthropy 50 list of most generous donors — Houston Business Journal
01-09-2014 Mantle Cell Lymphona Research At MD Anderson Gets $1 Million Donation From Kinder Foundation — BioNews Texas
01-06-2014 Kinder Foundation donates $1M to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center — Houston Business Journal
01-06-2014 Kinder Foundation commits $1 million for mantle cell lymphoma resesearch
12-22-2013 Nancy and Rich Kinder have a passion for transforming Houston — Houston Chronicle
12-12-2013 Running Notebook: Buffalo Bayou project adds asphalt trail — Houston Chronicle
12-04-2013 5 Texas billionaires on list of Americans who give away most money — Houston Chronicle
11-20-2013 Have you been seen on the green? In its fifth year, park draws growing crowds — Houston Chronicle
11-18-2013 Philanthropic 50 – #50 Richard and Nancy Kinder — Forbes
11-15-2013 Who’s given away the most money in Houston this year? — Houston Business Journal
11-12-2013 KUHF Conversations: Who In Houston Values Education Beyond High School The Most — KUHF-FM
11-09-2013 A vision of green for Houston — Your Houston News
11-04-2013 Houston Parks Get $50-Million to Create New Green Space — Chronicle of Philanthropy
11-03-2013 Friends of Emancipation Park hope renovation revitalizes neighborhood — Houston Chronicle
10-30-2013 Houston Philanthropists Donate $50-Million for Parks Project — The Chronicle of Philanthropy
10-28-2013 $230 million given‚ÄĒcounting: How Nancy and Rich Kinder are determinedly changing Houston forever — CultureMap
10-28-2013 Mayor Parker leads groundbreaking $33M plan for Emancipation Park — examiner.com
10-28-2013 Richard D. Kinder Performance Hall recognized for ‘Outstanding Design’ — Southeast Missourian
10-25-2013 $33 Million Emancipation Park Renovation Project Will Celebrate the History of Oldest Park in the City of Houston
10-24-2013 King: Vision of parks, trails on bayou taking shape — Houston Chronicle
10-24-2013 Kinder Foundation Commits $50 Million to Houston Parks — Philanthropy News Digest
10-23-2013 Greenways projects underway as capital campaign begins — Houston Chronicle
10-23-2013 Kinders donate $50M to Houston’s Bayou Greenways project — Houston Business Journal
10-22-2013 Green for Greenspace: Rich and Nancy Kinder donate $50 million to ambitious parks plan — CultureMap
10-22-2013 Rich and Nancy Kinder Announce Plans to Donate $50 Million to Houston Parks Board for Bayou Greenways 2020 Project
10-16-2013 $50 million donation, maintenance pact to boost greenways project — Houston Chronicle
09-20-2013 The 41 Wealthiest Texans — No. 3: Richard Kinder — Texas Monthly
07-28-2013 Wise investments – Building on a legacy of philanthropy will will ensure opportunity for all Houstonians — Houston Chronicle
06-18-2013 Rich Kinder to chair Museum of Fine Arts Houston board — Houston Business Journal
06-18-2013 Big change at MFAH: Rich Kinder elected new chairman of renowned museum’s board — CultureMap
06-18-2013 Cornelia Long Announces Richard D. Kinder as Her Successor to Chair the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ,
06-03-2013 Catholic school helped teen, mom realize their dreams — Houston Chronicle
06-01-2013 Editorial: Building leaders at Cristo Rey — Houston Chronicle
05-30-2013 Kinder: Support of prep schools key to Houston’s future — Houston Chronicle
05-11-2013 Buffalo Bayou Park: a green urban gem in the works — Houston Chronicle
05-05-2013 Discovery Green keeps giving city a fresh image — Houston Chronicle
05-05-2013 Mandel, Hagstette: Houston parks enjoy a resurgence — Houston Chronicle
05-03-2013 Exciting new partnership between Cristo Rey Jesuit and MFAH — Cristo Rey Jesuit e-newsletter
04-24-2013 Survey finds area growing in ‘tolerant traditionalists’ — Houston Chronicle
04-24-2013 New survey paints Houston as the pulse of the nation — KHOU-TV (CBS)
04-24-2013 Survey says … ‘rise of the rest’ driven by younger generation — KRIV-TV (FOX)
04-23-2013 According To Survey, Houstonians’ Perception Of Economy Differs From Personal Experiences — KUHF-FM Houston Public Radio
03-21-2013 Kinder Foundation Donates $1 Million to Feed Hungry Kids — KUHF-FM Houston Public Radio
03-20-2013 $1 million Kinder gift to Backpack Buddy effort means fewer school kids arrive hungry — Houston Chronicle
03-18-2013 Kinder Foundation donates $1 million to Houston Food Bank — Houston Business Journal
03-18-2013 Houston Food Bank announces $1 million gift from the Kinder Foundation to provide for chronically hungry children
03-17-2013 Historic Emancipation Park overhaul is just part of the plan to reenergize the Third Ward — CultureMap
03-06-2013 ‘A Dream Come True’: Central orchestra to give first concert in new auditorium Tuesday — Southeast Missourian
01-14-2013 New Central performance venue taking shape — Southeast Missourian
11-21-2012 Rich Kinder’s Energy Kingdom — Forbes
11-20-2012 Fund drive seeks to enhance Jaycee Park ‘oasis’ — Houston Chronicle
11-16-2012 Houston’s massive wealth propels city to top of national philanthropy ranking — Houston Business Journal
10-28-2012 Research unraveling the risks of deadly hidden heart problems — Houston Chronicle
10-15-2012 Philanthropy on the Green — Philanthropy Magazine ,
10-05-2012 10 Great public spaces that set a city apart – slide show (Buffalo Bayou) — USA Today
10-04-2012 American Planning Association Designates Buffalo Bayou a Top 10 Great Public Space for 2012
10-03-2012 Planning group honors Buffalo Bayou as ‘great public space’ — Houston Chronicle
08-20-2012 Dutch soccer star treated at Texas Heart Institute — West U Ultimate
08-17-2012 Editorial: Happy about mass appeal — Houston Chronicle
08-15-2012 Houston Catholic school enrollment strong and growing — Houston Chronicle
07-06-2012 Shovels ready to turn in Buffalo Bayou Park — Houston Chronicle
07-03-2012 Mayor Parker Makes Juneteenth Announcement About Donations for Renovation of Emancipation Park
06-30-2012 Multi-million dollar project to transform section of Buffalo Bayou — ABC 13 News
06-21-2012 Sweet Juneteenth: Mayor Park announces $33.6 million plan to renovate Emancipation Park — CultureMap
04-24-2012 Dr. Stephen Klineberg on Kinder Houston Area Survey — KUHF-FM Houston Public Radio
04-23-2012 Mass transit gains momentum in Houston Area Survey — Houston Chronicle
01-22-2012 Editorial: Supporting the good work of Catholic schools — Houston Chronicle
01-20-2012 $5 million gift funds inner-city Catholic Schools in Houston — Houston Chronicle
12-20-2011 Buffalo Bayou Park Project Achieves Milestone; Groundbreaking Set for Mid-2012
12-19-2011 Archdiocese announces $5 million gift from the Kinder Foundation — Texas Catholic Herald
12-16-2011 Project to transfrom stretch of Buffalo Bayou into ‘jewel’ — Houston Chronicle
12-14-2011 Major Buffalo Bayou Park transformation gets green light from Houston Council — Houston Community Newspaper
11-24-2011 Students aren’t the only ones that benefit; teachers and parents laud the educational resources at MFAH — CultureMap
11-15-2011 Gift to KIPP Houston provides funding for UIL upgrade to athletic fields in Southwest and North Houston
10-12-2011 Residents can preview park improvements — Houston Chronicle
08-28-2011 15 teachers honored for inspiring students — Houston Chronicle
04-28-2011 The Giving Pledge Rich and Nancy Kinder Letter
04-28-2011 The Giving Pledge News Release
04-18-2011 There’s no place like home — (Kinder Houston Area Survey) Houston Chronicle
02-14-2011 Beautifying Buffalo Bayou — Houston Chronicle
12-09-2010 $1 million donation to expand Central High School auditorium — Southeast Missourian
11-22-2010 High on our town: Rich and Nancy Kinder are hellbent on making Houston a better city — Houston Chronicle
11-17-2010 Rice announces the Kinder Institute for Urban Research
11-11-2010 Texas Heart Institute, Houston ISD Announce Medical Research Program to Screen/Study 10,000 Houston Students/Athletes for Heart Conditions Associated With Sudden Cardiac Death