— News and Press Releases

Date Title/Source Organization Category
02-01-2024 Persons of the Year – Philanthropy: Richard Kinder — InTown Magazine , ,
12-13-2023 MacGregor Park, an iconic space in Houston, due for a $54 million renovation — Houston Chronicle
12-13-2023 Kinder Foundation makes catalyst gift of $27M for MacGregor Park’s $54M transformation — Houston Business Journal
12-13-2023 Historic MacGregor Park to Receive Long-Planned Improvements Based on Community Feedback
11-06-2023 Tall Stories 382: Memorial Park, Houston — The Urbanist
10-07-2023 Houston deserves better parks. Here’s how to pay for them. (Opinion) — Houston Chronicle
10-04-2023 Trees For Houston opens new Kinder Campus with official ribbon cutting ceremony and sneak peek of the building
10-02-2023 Trees for Houston opens new, $9M campus in Garden Oaks — Houston Chronicle
09-29-2023 Houston residents willing to pay more for city parks, Rice Kinder Institute survey shows
09-20-2023 SPARK announces 40th year celebration with $10 million campaign to build/ “reSPARK” 40 school parks in four years in the Greater Houston area
08-04-2023 The Rebirth of Houston’s Giant but Ailing Memorial Park — Metropolis
06-13-2023 Houston-area organization invests $6 million for ‘under-recognized’ and ‘underfunded’ artists of color — Houston Public Media
06-11-2023 Investment of $6 Million to Transform the Arts Landscape for Underrepresented and Underfunded Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and People of Color Artists in Houston Announced
04-04-2023 Oral history: How the Eldorado Ballroom’s rich past inspired its $10 million renovation — Houston Landing
04-02-2023 Thomas Woltz, Bard of the Soil — Town & Country Magazine
03-29-2023 Third Ward’s historic Eldorado Building reopens after $9.7 million restoration — Houston Chronicle ,
03-07-2023 Maggie Gordon: Two-day walk along Buffalo Bayou East reveals need for community connection — Houston Landing
03-06-2023 New amenities advance at Willow Waterhole as talks continue over adjacent music venue — Community Impact
02-24-2023 Kinder Foundation grants $2M to create Discovery Green endowment — Houston Business Journal
02-24-2023 Kinder Foundation Initiates an Endowment Fund for Discovery Green®
02-18-2023 Little-known Halls Bayou to transform with nearly 600-tree reforestation effort — Houston Chronicle
02-17-2023 Future Highways Must Look Like This — Architectural Digest
02-14-2023 Houston just covered part of its highway with a massive park — Fast Company
02-10-2023 Houston’s New Land Bridge at Memorial Park Has Everyone Talking — Texas Highways
02-10-2023 Houston land bridge opens in Memorial Park with Biggest Picnic in Texas — Houston Chronicle
02-03-2023 Three Houston Parks Team Up To Bring Back Jazzy Sundays In The Parks , ,
01-28-2023 There’s a world to discover at this ‘gem’ in downtown Houston — Houston Chronicle
12-16-2022 Founders’ keepers — MIZZOU Magazine
11-01-2022 Kinder Institute to expand constitutional democracy program with $25M donation — Columbia Missourian
11-01-2022 $25 million Kinder gift expands opportunities for students
10-28-2022 Buffalo Soldiers National Museum continues telling history, sharing a legacy — Houston Chronicle
09-26-2022 Buffalo Bayou Partnership Announces Kinder Foundation’s $100M Catalyst Gift to Accelerate Buffalo Bayou East Master Plan
09-25-2022 Houston philanthropists Nancy & Rich Kinder give $100 million to expand Buffalo Bayou Park eastward — Houston Chronicle
09-23-2022 Meet the couple behind Houston’s $281M transformation through new park amenities and green spaces — Houston Chronicle , , , , , ,
09-23-2022 $50M Kinder Foundation grant will expand Kinder Institute’s work to solve challenges facing Houston
09-23-2022 Kinder Foundation gives Rice University institute $50 million grant — Houston Chronicle
08-03-2022 Buffalo Bayou Partnership Unveils New Cleanup Boat
06-09-2022 Houston Parks Board Celebrates Groundbreaking of Final Brays Bayou Greenway Trail Segment
05-09-2022 New segment of Sims Bayou Greenway now complete and open — Houston Chronicle
05-02-2022 Construction Complete on New Segment of Sims Bayou Greenway
04-30-2022 Project Row Houses Announces Rehabilitation and Renovation of Historic Eldorado Ballroom
04-28-2022 Historic Eldorado Ballroom in Houston’s Third Ward set to be restored — Houston Public Media
04-26-2022 New Projects Breathing New Life into 3 Treasured Houston Green Spaces — Greater Houston Partnership
04-17-2022 How a Houston flood control project bloomed into a greenspace with trails, fishing pier and dog park — Houston Chronicle
04-14-2022 Trees For Houston breaks ground on new Kinder Campus in Oak Forest, greatly expanding its capacity to serve the Houston community
03-28-2022 Memorial Park eastbound tunnel opens to traffic — KHOU-TV
03-28-2022 Memorial Park tunnels open to eastbound drivers, marking new milestone in park’s transformation — Houston Chronicle
03-24-2022 Kinder Foundation gives $1.3M to James Beard nominee’s Houston nonprofit — Houston Business Journal
03-23-2022 First phase of Memorial Drive tunnels set to open — Houston Business Journal
02-05-2022 Houstonians and their pets join Nancy and Rich Kinder for Memorial Park Land Bridge preview party — Houston Chronicle
01-26-2022 120 Arts Groups Serving Greater Houston’s Communities of Color Awarded A Combined $2 Million in Grants from the BIPOC Arts Network and Fund
01-19-2022 Houston philanthropies invest $20M to launch nonprofit news outlet — Houston Chronicle
01-19-2022 Local Coalition to Launch Nonprofit Newsroom in Houston
12-03-2021 Houston’s billionaire benefactors gift another $1 million to citywide charity — CultureMap
12-02-2021 As Community Needs Grow, Nancy and Rich Kinder Make Third Consecutive $1 Million Gift to United Way of Greater Houston Annual Campaign
12-01-2021 Rice University has named a new director at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research — Houston Public Media
12-01-2021 Ruth López Turley named next director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research
11-01-2021 Trails, amenities, expansion planned for Willow Waterhole Greenway in 2022-23, conservancy group announces — Community Impact
10-26-2021 Houston edtech nonprofit grows its technology with $440K grant from Kinder Foundation — InnovationMap
09-29-2021 Houston Resettlement Agencies Raising $8.5 Million To Help Resettle Afghan Evacuees — Houston Public Media
09-27-2021 Four Houston Refugee Resettlement Agencies Form Collaborative to Raise $8.5 Million for Houston Afghan Resettlement Efforts
09-27-2021 Twelve Houston Educators Receive Prestigious Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award
09-23-2021 New initiative to invest over $10M supporting artists of color in Houston — Houston Chronicle
09-21-2021 $2 Million in Grants for Communities of Color in Nine-County Greater Houston Region Announced by New Initiative, BIPOC Arts Network and Fund
09-09-2021 Memorial Park land bridge takes big step forward with new tunnels — Houston Chronicle
08-20-2021 Mavis Staples to headline rescheduled free concert series in Houston parks — Houston Chronicle Preview , ,
07-23-2021 Memorial Park land bridge project to bring new views to Houston — Click2Houston.com
07-04-2021 Houston Might Be the Most Exciting City for Art in the United States — Here’s What to See — Travel+Leisure
07-01-2021 Artificial lake fulfills many roles in a new Houston park — Civil Engineering Source (ASCE)
06-24-2021 The Law Harrington center is a small solution to a big problem. We’re going to need a lot more like it. — Urban Edge
06-21-2021 Law Harrington Senior Living Center in Third Ward offers affordable, ‘LGBTQ-affirming’ home for seniors — Houston Chronicle
06-14-2021 Meet Patra Isaac, a 40 Under 40 honoree who works to unite education and nonprofit endeavors — Houston Business Journal
05-26-2021 Bayou Greenways Park opens this week as part of master plan for greener Houston — Houston Chronicle
05-24-2021 Houston museum highlights contributions of Latin American artists to 20th century art — PBS News Hour
04-22-2021 Trees for Houston has planted 600,000 trees. Now, the nonprofit is growing with a new campus. — Houston Chronicle
04-22-2021 Trees For Houston announces plans for new, permanent campus, expanding capacity to serve constituents
04-21-2021 Houston Business Journal names 40 Under 40 Class of 2021 honorees — Houston Business Journal
02-25-2021 Kinder Foundation donates $1M to Houston Food Bank for winter storm relief — Houston Business Journal
02-01-2021 Houston philanthropists donate $5 million to SPARK Park effort — Houston Chronicle
01-13-2021 SPARK PARKS INCREASE PARK ACCESS IN HOUSTON: Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation lead support to expand park equity
12-21-2020 During Time of Unprecedented Community Need, Nancy and Rich Kinder Make $1 Million Gift to United Way of Greater Houston Annual Campaign
12-21-2020 Kinders gift $1M to United Way of Greater Houston — Houston Business Journal
12-10-2020 Lucille’s 1913, Kinder Foundation and Emancipation Park Conservancy Join Forces to Provide 5000 Holiday Meals for Third Ward Residents on Dec. 23
12-10-2020 Lucille’s partnership provides holiday meals to 1,000 Third Ward families — Houston Chronicle
11-21-2020 A Triumphant, User-Friendly Addition — Wall Street Journal
11-20-2020 Inside MFAH’s $476 million expansion, the nation’s largest cultural construction project in a decade — Houston Chronicle
11-16-2020 Steven Holl’s Luminous Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — Architectural Record
11-16-2020 Houston to Celebrate the Opening on Saturday, November 21, of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
11-15-2020 Take a look at what’s inside MFAH’s new Kinder Building — Houston Chronicle
10-23-2020 Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts Is Proof That Everything Really Is Bigger In Texas — Town & Country Magazine
09-27-2020 How the Kinder Foundation makes parks happen — Houston Chronicle ,
09-17-2020 Dazzling Glaze: Steven Holl Architects tames the harsh Houston glare with clever massing and opaque tubular glass — The Architect's Newspaper
09-16-2020 Here’s when you can visit MFAH’s new Kinder Building — Houston Chronicle
09-15-2020 MFAH Announces Details of Inaugural Installations in Its New Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, Opening to the Public Saturday, November 21
08-20-2020 Discovery Green receives a $12 million upgrade and a glowing gateway — Houston Chronicle
08-06-2020 Houston City Council approves $20 million rent relief program — Defender Network
08-05-2020 ‘An audacious idea’: Construction begins on Memorial Park land bridge — Houston Chronicle
08-05-2020 Houston adds $20 million to its rent relief program — Houston Chronicle
07-31-2020 Mayor Turner Announces Second Rental Relief Program for Houstonians Struggling During the COVID-19 Pandemic
07-31-2020 City of Houston creates $19M rental assistance program. Here’s what you need to know — KPRC Channel 2
07-16-2020 Memorial Park unveils the highly anticipated, 100-acre Eastern Glades — Houston Chronicle
06-29-2020 Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy announces distinguished MU alumna Jean Becker to serve on advisory board
05-18-2020 Houstonians are more positive than ever, Rice survey shows — Houston Chronicle
05-18-2020 Calm before COVID-19: 2020 Kinder Houston Area Survey reveals growing sense of solidarity, empathy ahead of pandemic
05-05-2020 Houston Food Bank receives $1 million gift from Kinder Foundation — Houston Chronicle ,
04-17-2020 Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas — Office of the Texas Governor
03-09-2020 SPARK receives $5 million from Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation to build and improve parks at 30 Houston-area schools ,
02-28-2020 Houston Couple’s $1 Million Gift Pushes United Way Philanthropy to New Level in Bayou City — PaperCity
02-28-2020 Houston 2030 — Houston CityBook ,
02-17-2020 Bayou Greenways project nears the end with Bun B and a bike parade — Houston Chronicle
02-06-2020 Massive $220 Million Green Project Aims to Make Houston More Beautiful — and Less Car Dependent — PaperCity
01-23-2020 Beloved Houston philanthropists gift local organization with whopping $1 million check — CultureMap
01-15-2020 MFAH announces the opening date for its new Kinder Building — Houston Chronicle
01-15-2020 Museum of Fine Arts Houston sets opening date for final portion of $450M project — Houston Business Journal
01-15-2020 Kinder Foundation names Patra Brannon-Isaac as Director of Education
01-14-2020 The 11 Most Anticipated Buildings of 2020 — Architectural Digest
01-13-2020 United Way of Greater Houston Establishes New Luminary Leadership Giving Level with $1 Million Lead Gift from Rich and Nancy Kinder
01-13-2020 Money Monday: Kinders give $1M; Several Houston cos. make M&A deals — Houston Business Journal
12-17-2019 Lights, Dragons, Action: Get Ready for MFAH’s Kinder Building Next Fall — Houston Press
12-17-2019 Uptown Houston President John Breeding talks transit, infrastructure and the pedestrian experience — Houston Chronicle
12-13-2019 Public Space Philanthropy is Having a Moment — Barrons
12-09-2019 Does Charity Still Start at Home? Exploring the State of Place-Based Giving — Inside Philanthropy , ,
11-27-2019 In the historic Third Ward, a fight for affordable housing [Opinion] — Houston Chronicle ,
11-20-2019 Rich Kinder’s foundation gives major university $10M to fund new degrees — Houston Business Journal
11-12-2019 $10 million gift to the Kinder Institute will support the study of constitutional democracy at Mizzou
11-12-2019 MU celebrates $10 million donation to Kinder Institute — Columbia Daily Tribune
11-12-2019 Gift will expand MU constitutional democracy degrees — Columbia Missourian
11-07-2019 Hotly Anticipated New Kinder Building Set to Make an Arty Debut in Houston — Jigsaw Like Stunner is a Museum Game Changer — PaperCity
11-06-2019 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to Open Its Steven Holl–Designed Nancy and Rich Kinder Building in Fall 2020
11-06-2019 MFAH to open Kinder Building next fall — Houston Chronicle
11-06-2019 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Announces 7 Site-Specific Installations — New York Times
10-25-2019 Nonprofit behind Buffalo Bayou Park plans its next project in east Houston — Houston Business Journal
10-16-2019 New theater, Discovery Green offer HSPVA students more exposure — Houston Chronicle , ,
10-15-2019 How Houston’s Bayou Trails Are Designed To Flood — Houston Public Media
10-07-2019 Spring Woods High School teacher awarded big money for extra efforts — Houston Chronicle
09-30-2019 Kinder Foundation Honors Twelve Exceptional Houston-Area School Teachers
09-25-2019 Discovery Green named one of America’s Great Places — Houston Chronicle
08-15-2019 LGBT seniors shouldn’t be forced back into closet. Houston housing plan is smart move. [Editorial] — Houston Chronicle
08-08-2019 Construction on Montrose Center’s Senior Living Facility Now Underway — Outsmart Magazine
08-06-2019 The Montrose Center Receives $1.5 Million from Kinder Foundation to Establish Senior Housing Complex in Third Ward
07-12-2019 Steven Holl’s Kinder Building Tops Out — Arch Daily
07-11-2019 Good Reason Houston Awarded $20 Million in Grants from Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation to Increase the Number of Students in High-Performing Public Schools in Houston
07-05-2019 Good Reason aims to make all of Houston’s public schools good ones — Houston Chronicle
06-28-2019 Building Boom: Multimillion-dollar park renovations spark development along Allen Parkway — Houston Business Journal
06-26-2019 Gold and Silver Medalists Announced for 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence — Metropolis
06-19-2019 Major component of Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s $450M transformation tops out — Houston Business Journal
06-16-2019 How Small, Metal Markers Aim To Improve Safety On Houston’s Bayou Trails — Houston Public Media
06-13-2019 Kinder degrees at MU would focus on constitutional democracy, Atlantic history — The Missourian
06-08-2019 4 New Hike And Bike Trails Open In Houston As Part Of Bayou Greenways 2020 Project — Houston Public Media
06-07-2019 Museum of Fine Arts Houston director putting final brushstrokes on $450 million expansion — Houston Chronicle
06-05-2019 Houston Flood Czar: Stopping Development In 100-Year Floodplain “Not Going To Happen” — Houston Public Media
06-04-2019 Aldine turn-around plan could mean replacing staff, longer days at two schools — Houston Chronicle
05-31-2019 Memorial Park masterminds reveal new timeline for game-changing master plan — CultureMap Houston
05-30-2019 Bayou Greenways 2020 Linking Parks, Adding Trails, Transforming Underused Land By Houston Waterways — Forbes
05-23-2019 In Houston, a Resilient Public Greenspace Reconnects “the Bayou City” to the Neglected Waterway Where It Was Founded — Metropolis ,
05-16-2019 Houston Just Got Three New Bayou Greenways Trails — Houstonia Magazine
05-13-2019 Public concern about flooding ebbs in area, Kinder survey shows — Houston Chronicle
05-08-2019 Study shows MD Anderson-developed drug effective in overcoming ibrutinib resistance in mantle cell lymphoma — EurekAlert!
04-26-2019 After Harvey, we must change more than how we react to flood risk to thrive amid coming climate challenges — Houston Chronicle
04-16-2019 Rethinking Water Detention and Development Regulations in Greater Houston. — Houston Matters ,
04-16-2019 Reports: Development rules still fall short after Hurricane Harvey — Houston Chronicle
04-01-2019 Downtown’s Discovery Green blooms with prestigious statewide honor — CultureMap
03-25-2019 Report: Close To Half A Million Harris County Residents Live In Units At Risk Of Flooding — Houston Public Media
03-21-2019 Study: More than 475,000 Harris County residents live in units at risk of flooding — Houston Chronicle
03-11-2019 Flood control should protect people over property [Opinion] — Houston Chronicle
03-08-2019 Good Reason Houston aims for 60K more students in top-rated schools — Houston Chronicle
03-05-2019 Conservation, Recreation A Balancing Act For Memorial Park Renewal In Houston — Forbes
02-26-2019 Buffalo Bayou Park Named as Finalist for Design Award — Architectural Digest
02-25-2019 Dominique Sachse and Houston’s A-listers go green at beloved park’s gala — CultureMap
02-22-2019 Beloved urban Houston park blooms with national design award nomination — CultureMap
02-18-2019 Investing to ensure every child’s success — TribTalk
02-16-2019 The Missouri Crisis at 200: Kinder Institute kicks off bicentennial commemoration — The Columbia Missourian
02-15-2019 Houston’s home for future superstars debuts dramatic new center — CultureMap
02-14-2019 Houston’s Most Dramatic New School Opens With Curtain Raising Performances Worthy of $88.3 Million Project — PaperCity
02-13-2019 Record crowds attend Memorial Park Conservancy’s “Picnic for the Park” at the Forest Club — Houston Chronicle
02-13-2019 Five Finalists Announced for 2019 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence — Metropolis
02-12-2019 New Memorial Park Master Plan Gets a Forest Club Boost — PaperCity
02-11-2019 Kinder HSPVA Grand Opening Downtown — The Buzz Magazines
02-07-2019 Changes signal new directions at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — Houston Chronicle
02-07-2019 Discovery Green launches $12 million renovation — Houston Chronicle
02-07-2019 Houston’s Showcase Downtown Park is Getting a $12 Million Makeover — a New Discovery Green is Coming — PaperCity
02-06-2019 Ismaili Muslims hire rising architect Farshid Moussavi to design first U.S. cultural center in Houston — Houston Chronicle
01-28-2019 Houstonians Will Be Able to Bike and Walk 150 Miles of New Trails in 2020 — Houstonia Magazine
01-15-2019 Restoration of historic John Biggers mural underway — Houston Chronicle
12-18-2018 This Week’s Houston Deal Sheet — BisNow.com
12-17-2018 Third Ward nonprofit gets new leadership, state recognition and Kinder grant — Houston Chronicle
12-17-2018 Emancipation Economic Development Council Announces Major State Recognition, New Leadership and Funding for Community Initiatives
12-14-2018 Opinion: Landscape architecture in 2018 provided a bold vision for our shared built environment — Dezeen.com
12-12-2018 Reviving Memorial Park from the ground up — Houston Chronicle
12-11-2018 ‘Dream job’: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett ’71 returning to Rice — Rice University
12-06-2018 Kinder HSPVA students get first look at new campus — HISD Blog
11-25-2018 Houston mural restoration on hold as roof needs repairs — Houston Chronicle
10-26-2018 Photos: Museum of Fine Arts Houston finishes second phase of $450 transformation — Houston Business Journal
10-25-2018 At the MFAH, a New Center for Conservation — Houstonia Magazine
10-25-2018 Museum Fine Arts, Houston Completes Phase 2 Of Its $450M Campus Redevelopment Project — Forbes
10-25-2018 Look inside: MFAH’s conservation center — Houston Chronicle
10-24-2018 The Greening of Houston: Q&A with Park Visionary Guy Hagstette — Realty News Report , , ,
10-17-2018 Inside Houston’s New $88 Million Showcase School — PaperCity
10-13-2018 Too many traffic cops, not enough safety [Opinion] — Houston Chronicle
10-12-2018 What to expect on the new walking path in Houston’s Memorial Park — Houston Chronicle
10-11-2018 Memorial Park opens trail extension, making it an even 3-mile loop; showcases amenities — KPRC Channel 2
10-11-2018 Memorial Park makeover means 150 new parking spaces, updated trail, and more perks — CultureMap
09-23-2018 How Greening Strategies Are Displacing Minorities in Post-Harvey Houston — The Nature of Cities , , , , ,
09-22-2018 Twelve Houston educators receive prestigious Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award
09-19-2018 How new bayou trails are connecting ‘forgotten’ Houston — Houston Chronicle
09-12-2018 A Tour on the Red Line to the Near Northside: A National Model for Community-Based, Comprehensive Planning — OffCite , ,
09-04-2018 Zombie trees invade Houston landscapes — Houston Chronicle
08-30-2018 Houston Is A Tech City, Just Different Than Austin, Dallas — BisNow.com
08-28-2018 A Year After Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s Tourism Industry Is Shaken but Recovering — New York Times
08-26-2018 One year after Harvey, what has Texas accomplished on flooding? [Editorial] — Houston Chronicle
08-23-2018 Houston Is the New Capital Of Southern Cool — GQ , ,
07-20-2018 Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public? — Houstonia Magazine , ,
07-02-2018 Houston needs more parks. Are school playgrounds the answer? — Houston Chronicle
06-18-2018 To build a Trinity Park, Dallas should learn from Houston’s Buffalo Bayou — The Dallas Morning News ,
06-15-2018 Houston Arboretum’s new savanna trail opens Friday — Houston Chronicle
06-14-2018 ULI Case Study: Buffalo Bayou Park — Urban Land Institute
06-08-2018 News and Analysis: Kinder Foundation — The Chronicle of Philanthropy
06-07-2018 Houston nonprofit launches sister organization with Kinder Foundation gift — Houston Informer
06-07-2018 Houston nonprofit launches sister organization with Kinder Foundation gift — Houston Business Journal
06-07-2018 Houston’s New Kinder High School For Performing, Visual Arts Blends Classrooms, Creativity — Forbes
06-06-2018 People in Business — Houston Chronicle
06-06-2018 How Houston’s Third Ward is fighting gentrification — Houston Chronicle
06-06-2018 Project Row Houses announces creation of sister non-profit, PRH Preservation, Inc.
06-01-2018 Kinder Foundation names Sarah Newbery as Director of Parks
05-17-2018 HAMILTON Will Bring EduHam Program to Houston — Broadway World Houston
05-16-2018 Steven Holl-designed Glassell School of Art opens at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston — The Architects Newspaper
05-15-2018 Steven Holl’s Glassell School of Art in Houston features a sloped rooftop garden — Dezeen
05-15-2018 Say Hello to the New Glassell School of Art — Houstonia Magazine
05-14-2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, completes first phase of campus redevelopment project with inauguration of the Glassell School of Art on May 20 ,
05-14-2018 Glassell School of Art gives Houston a grand new public space — Houston Chronicle
05-14-2018 Photo Gallery: Glassell School Of Art’s New Building Unveiled — Houston Public Media
05-14-2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Inaugurates the Glassell School of Art — Architect Magazine
05-14-2018 MFAH previews new campus; Kinders issue $25M challenge grant to finish fundraising — Houston Business Journal
05-07-2018 A Vintage Cistern By The Bayou In Houston Pairs Art And Infrastructure — Forbes
05-03-2018 How Four U.S. Cities Are Using Public Space to Revitalize Neighborhoods, Add Resilience – Urban Land Magazine — Urban Land Magazine
04-28-2018 A green gift — Houston Chronicle
04-26-2018 Kinder Foundation Donates $70M for Houston’s Memorial Park — U.S. News & World Report
04-25-2018 Houston, prepare for a whole new Memorial Park thanks to massive $70 million gift — CultureMap Houston
04-25-2018 Memorial Park To Be Transformed By $70 Million Gift — Houston Public Media
04-25-2018 Kinder Foundation gives record-breaking $70M for Memorial Park transformation — Houston Business Journal
04-25-2018 Memorial Park accelerates visionary plan with $70 million gift from Kinder Foundation
04-25-2018 Kinders pledge $70 million to fast-track Memorial Park restoration — Houston Chronicle
04-25-2018 Kinder Foundation donates $70 million to help improve Houston’s Memorial Park — ABC 13
04-23-2018 Harvey Impacted Houstonians In More Ways Than One: Houston Area Survey — Houston Public Media
04-17-2018 A historic zoo gift in the city with the most robust “overall philanthropic culture” in the US — Inside Philanthropy
04-16-2018 How can Houston live with the certainty of flooding? — Houston Chronicle
04-15-2018 Discovery Green marks 10th anniversary — Houston Chronicle
04-13-2018 Inside Museum Fine Arts, Houston’s More Connected $450 Million Campus Redevelopment — Forbes
04-09-2018 The American republic rests on a democratic foundation — St. Louis Post-Dispatch
04-05-2018 Full Show: Flood Mitigation Tactics, And Dealing With Towing Companies — Houston Public Media
04-05-2018 Report: Houston region must take fresh approach on flooding — Houston Chronicle
03-23-2018 Everybody’s Invited to Discovery Green’s Tenth Birthday Celebration on April 15 — Houston Press
03-05-2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston parties royally with a Maharaja — Houston Chronicle ,
03-02-2018 The Power of 10 — Downtown Magazine
03-01-2018 In the heart of Houston: 10 things we love about Discovery Green — ABC-13
02-22-2018 HISD looks toward Houston businesses to help improve public school system — Houston Business Journal
02-21-2018 The benevolence of Father T.J. — Texas Monthly
02-14-2018 Discovery Green to host kickoff of Bayou City Music Series on March 1 — Houston Chronicle
02-09-2018 Museum of Fine Arts Houston to open first phase of $450M transformation — Houston Business Journal ,
02-03-2018 Area-specific flood alerts give residents time to save lives, property — Houston Chronicle
01-19-2018 New Houston nonprofit launching to address inequality in education — Houston Business Journal
01-11-2018 MU Kinder Institute joins Missouri Bicentennial Alliance — Columbia Daily Tribune
01-10-2018 Buffalo Bayou Partnership plots Johnny Steele Dog Park’s comeback later this spring — Houston Chronicle
01-09-2018 Reexamining the 1818-1821 Missouri Crisis (Missouri Bicentennial partnership)
01-08-2018 Katy ISD Briefs — Houston Chronicle Neighborhood (Katy)
12-22-2017 How Disaster Charity Can Pivot to Sustainable Philanthropy — New York Times ,
12-18-2017 Area Researchers Want To Implement A New Flood Warning System For Greater Houston — Houston Public Media - Houston Matters
12-14-2017 Katy ISD Franz Elementary celebrates new SPARK park — Katy News
12-13-2017 Even as MU’s enrollment sags, its endowment reaches ‘major milestone’ — Kansas City Star
12-11-2017 School park now open to community at Memorial Parkway — Houston Chronicle
12-05-2017 Spotlight on Stephen Klineberg — TMC News
11-27-2017 SPARK parks open at Pasadena schools — Houston Chronicle
11-22-2017 Bayou City’s philanthropic legacy — Houston Chronicle , ,
11-22-2017 Houston undergoing a green-space renaissance — Houston Chronicle
11-20-2017 Rich Kinder tells all at record-breaking M.D. Anderson fundraiser — Houston Business Journal
11-20-2017 ‘A Conversation with A Living Legend’ reveals 5 things we didn’t know about Rich Kinder — CultureMap
11-20-2017 Reluctant billionaire steps out of his comfort zone to help raise record amount for vital hospital — PaperCity Magazine , ,
11-16-2017 Gray Matters: To fight flooding in Houston we have to think big — Houston Chronicle
11-16-2017 Rich Kinder gets candid, helps raise record $1.3 million for MD Anderson Cancer Center — Houston Chronicle
11-14-2017 Post-Harvey, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston moves Glassell School of Art opening to May 2018 — The Art Newspaper ,
11-14-2017 Sneak Peek: The new Glassell School of Art — Houston Chronicle ,
11-14-2017 ULI Global Award for Excellence: Buffalo Bayou Park — Urban Land Institute
11-12-2017 Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale — New York Times
10-27-2017 Houston comes together to figure out flooding — Houston Chronicicle
10-09-2017 U.S. Mayors Agree: Everyone Needs a Great Park Within a 10-Minute Walk — Huffington Post
10-01-2017 Strong public-private partnerships key to rebuilding after Harvey — Houston Chronicle , ,
09-26-2017 Twelve Houston Educators Receive the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, Granted a Collective $240,000
09-19-2017 SPARK park improvements slated for west side school — Houston Chronicle
09-15-2017 $21.6 million for leadership institute is MU’s fourth-largest known academic gift — Columbia Missourian
08-29-2017 Buffalo Bayou Park and designing a resilient future for Houston — Curbed , ,
08-29-2017 $5.3 Million Raised and Growing Hourly for United Way of Greater Houston Relief Fund to Help Those Devastated by Harvey
08-24-2017 “We the people…” — Mizzou Alumni magazine
08-22-2017 The academic spirit is alive and well at MU (guest commentary Justin Dyer and Jeff Pasley) — Kansas City Star
08-10-2017 Delicate Relations to the Real: Walking Donald Barthelme’s Houston — LA Review of Books
08-04-2017 What the Sunset Coffee Building can teach us about Houston history — Houston Chronicle
07-26-2017 Affordable housing – City needs real action, not just gimmicks, as Houstonians face new pressure — Houston Chronicle
07-26-2017 City to spend $450K for 1.5 acres of park land for southwest Houston — Houston Chronicle ,
07-13-2017 MU raises the most cash gifts in the school’s history in fiscal 2017 — Columbia Missourian
06-20-2017 Emancipation Avenue a home for economic dreams in Third Ward — Houston Chronicle ,
06-19-2017 Gray Matters: Does Houston have enough parks to go around? — Houston Chronicle , , ,
06-17-2017 Houston’s green revolution sets free the blossom of Emancipation Park — Houston Chronicle
06-13-2017 Emancipation: New Building and Landscape Raises Profile of Houston’s Oldest Park — Off Cite ,
06-08-2017 Ground breaks on Steven Holl’s design for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — The Architect's Newspaper
06-08-2017 More groundbreaking at MFAH — Glasstire
06-01-2017 MFAH groundbreaking helps spur imagination for the future — Houston Chronicle
06-01-2017 Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s $450M expansion hits milestone — Houston Business Journal
06-01-2017 ‘Now the real fun time starts’ after MFAH breaks ground on new building — CultureMap
05-31-2017 MFAH Marks Milestone in Campus Redevelopment Project, As Nancy and Rich Kinder Building Breaks Ground ,
05-25-2017 Houston’s Oldest Park Debuts Its $33.6 Million Renovation — Houstonia Magazine ,
05-19-2017 McCarthy Celebrates the Topping Out of Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston
05-09-2017 How Houston has become the most diverse place in America — Los Angeles Times
05-03-2017 Grants Roundup: $25 Million From Bloomberg Aims to Curb Drowning Deaths — The Chronicle of Philanthropy
05-03-2017 Thursday letters: School naming rights — Houston Chronicle
05-01-2017 The state of Houston transportation, and the Houston Area Survey — Houston Matters
05-01-2017 Kinder study highlights traffic concerns, optimism for economy — Houston Business Journal
05-01-2017 Traffic Is Still the Worst, But Houstonians Are Bullish on Jobs and Safety in Annual Rice Survey — Houston Press
05-01-2017 Kinder survey shows racial divides even as immigration attitudes improve — Houston Chronicle
05-01-2017 2017 Kinder Houston Area Survey – Most residents would stay in Houston even if given a choice to move
04-29-2017 Kinder releases HISD from from obligation tied to $7.5M donation — Houston Chronicle
04-29-2017 A deal’s a deal — Houston Chronicle
04-27-2017 Textbook sticker-shock free degree — The Egalitarian
04-24-2017 Gifts Roundup: T. Denny Sanford Gives $28 Million to Advance Fundraising and Education — The Chronicle of Philanthropy
04-21-2017 Rice University Receives $10.7 Million for Houston School Partnership — PhilanthropyNewsDigest.org
04-20-2017 Houston Community College Receives $300K to Develop Z-Degree Program — EdSurge.com
04-20-2017 Houston Community College launches Z-degree pilot program with $300,000 grant from the Kinder Foundation
04-20-2017 With New Research ‘Lab,’ D.C. Aims Big for Better Public Policy — Governing.com
04-18-2017 Rice receives $10.7 million research grant to study Houston-area schools — Houston Chronicle
04-18-2017 Rice to receive $10.7 million from Kinder Foundation for education research
04-18-2017 Rice University gets major grant from Kinder Foundation — Houston Business Journal
03-15-2017 The Black Voice – Emancipation Economic Development Council (EEDC) — Fox 26
02-24-2017 Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy: Back to Basics — Columbia Business Times
02-17-2017 Accessible parks — Houston Chronicle , , ,
02-06-2017 Class time — Houston Chronicle ,
02-04-2017 Super Bowl shining spotlight on Houston park success story — Houston Chronicle
01-30-2017 A Changing Houston Puts Its Best Face Forward as Super Bowl Nears — Wall Street Journal
01-25-2017 Emancipation Economic Development Council receives $460,000 from Kinder Foundation to fund community impact projects ,
01-24-2017 Promoting the arts — Houston Chronicle ,
01-23-2017 The Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park — Houstonia Magazine
01-23-2017 Buffalo Bayou Wasn’t Always a Walk in the Park — Houstonia Magazine
01-10-2017 Local park conservancy to get $2M from Kinder Foundation, H-E-B, endowment — Houston Business Journal
01-10-2017 Emancipation Park project gets additional $2 million — Houston Chronicle
01-09-2017 The Emancipation Park Conservancy Receives Multi-Year Financial Commitment from the Kinder Foundation and Houston Endowment
01-05-2017 Pro-Vision announces $500,000 gift from the Kinder Foundation
01-04-2017 Start the New Year off right: Take a walk in Houston’s most distinctive new park — CultureMap
01-04-2017 Leadership ISD to expand public education advocacy programs to Harris County
12-29-2016 The time to start building Houston 2036 is now — Houston Chronicle , , , , , ,
12-21-2016 2017’s 20 Under 40: Justin Dyer, MU — Columbia Business Times
12-15-2016 Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston gifted $500,000 from the Kinder Foundation
12-13-2016 Katy’s high school sports complex lands major naming rights deal — Houston Business Journal
12-09-2016 Houston’s Secret Underground Super Bowl Art: Historic Relic Serves as the Eerie Setting — Paper City ,
12-08-2016 Two-mile trail extension on White Oak Bayou Greenway opens Friday — Houston Chronicle
12-01-2016 Dallas’ Trinity River Park will be massive, looks a lot like Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Park — Houston Chronicle
11-14-2016 Groups provide ‘spark’ to create park — Houston Chronicle
11-10-2016 Stop Relying on Philanthropy to Fix Bad Government: A Timely Viewpoint from Texas — Inside Philanthropy
11-01-2016 Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern , , ,
11-01-2016 Buffalo Bayou Cistern about to light up — Houston Chronicle
10-31-2016 Stern and Marks: Philanthropy isn’t the answer to bad government — Houston Chronicle
10-22-2016 Closing gaps — Houston Chronicle
10-17-2016 Kinder Foundation contributes $7.5 million lead gift to HSPVA Friends capital campaign — HSPVA Friends
10-14-2016 HISD will accept $7.5 million gift, rename arts campus — Houston Chronicle
10-13-2016 New park gives Westchase families reason to cheer — Houston Chronicle
10-12-2016 Chronicle 115 Series: Houston has long enjoyed a wealth of philanthropists — Houston Chronicle
09-26-2016 Houston Educators Earn the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, Granted a Collective $240,000
09-21-2016 $5 million gift to fund 30 SPARK parks around Houston — Houston Chronicle
09-21-2016 SPARK receives record donation of $5 million to invest in ‘park deserts’ throughout the Houston region
08-29-2016 MU Kinder Institute Names Oxford Scholar as New Chair in Constitutional Democracy
08-29-2016 Jay Sexton chosen as inaugural Kinder Institute Chair in Constitutional Democracy — Columbia Missourian
08-18-2016 Home-grown Spring Branch ISD teacher wins $20,000 award — Memorial Examiner
08-09-2016 Houston pension liability has doubled since 2008 to $3.9 billion — Report from Rice’s Kinder Institute provides overview of Houston pensions and options for reform
08-09-2016 How Houston got into a $4 billion pension mess — Houston Chronicle
08-09-2016 Here’s how Houston can fix its pension problem — Houston Business Journal
08-02-2016 Paradise under the expressway — Curbed
07-14-2016 Despite a year of turmoil, University of Missouri is making progress — The Kansas City Star
07-12-2016 At interdisciplinary conference, Houston highlights its new relationship to the natural landscape — The Architect's Newspaper , , ,
07-08-2016 Two Interesting Things about Kinder’s Million-Dollar Charter School Grant — Inside Philanthropy
07-05-2016 Third Ward Plan — Houston Chronicle ,
06-24-2016 Kinder Foundation gives $1M to build new charter school near UH — Houston Business Journal
06-23-2016 WALIPP announces $1 million matching gift from the Kinder Foundation for construction of The Lawson Academy
05-09-2016 City leadership 1,200 strong applauds Kinder Institute’s Stephen Klineberg — CultureMap
05-04-2016 Google launches new views of Houston parks — Houston Chronicle ,
04-25-2016 New Houston Area Survey Shows Houstonians Want An Equal Rights Ordinance — Houston Public Media
04-25-2016 Houstonians fairly upbeat despite oil price crash — Houston Chronicle
04-10-2016 Bayou Bend Garden Party soars with perfect weather, blue bloods and serious greenbacks — CultureMap ,
04-08-2016 Houston’s Wealth Drives A Culture Of Philanthropy — Forbes , ,
04-01-2016 Houston Parks Board hires a nationally known president — Houston Chronicle
03-28-2016 Outstanding Faculty – Becoming our best selves (Dr. Justin Dyer) — Kappa Alpha Theta Magazine
03-25-2016 Undisclosed donor helps University of Missouri fundraising rebound from bad months — Columbia Missourian
03-11-2016 Ups and Downs (green space) — Houston Chronicle , ,
03-10-2016 Houston stakes a claim as the nation’s Emerald City — Houston Chronicle , ,
03-08-2016 How Houston got beautiful. (At least in places.) — Houston Chronicle , ,
02-15-2016 Houston City Parks “Hidden Gems”: Inside some must-see green spaces — KTRK ABC 13
02-11-2016 36 Hours in Houston — New York Times
02-04-2016 Former SBISD Leaders Announce New Career Transitions — Spring Branch ISD Online News Room
02-01-2016 Rice’s Kinder Institute receives major donation — Houston Business Journal
02-01-2016 Kinder grant seeks solutions to ‘complex issues’ — Houston Chronicle
02-01-2016 Rice to receive $7 million from Houston Endowment for urban research
01-31-2016 People In the News – 01/31/2016 — Philanthropy News Digest
01-27-2016 Kinder Foundation adds top execs, finance team to leadership — Houston Business Journal
01-26-2016 Kinder Foundation appoints chief of staff, financial team ,
01-22-2016 Mayor Turner Names Transition Team (N. Kinder)
01-22-2016 Mayor names executive committee for transition team, you’ll never guess who’s on board — CultureMap
01-21-2016 Houston’s Big Green Transformation — Huffington Post ,
01-11-2016 Kinder Foundation brings high-level players on board — Houston Business Journal ,
01-11-2016 Kinder Foundation names directors of parks and civic projects and education ,
01-11-2016 6 Cities Designing for Health — YES Magazine
12-31-2015 GUEST COMMENTARY: Financial support for university centers helps fuel research, add faculty — Columbia Missourian
12-14-2015 Big donor Richard Kinder has power, influence far beyond MU — Columbia Missourian ,
12-14-2015 LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Setting record straight on Kinder bankruptcy — Columbia Missourian
12-02-2015 BORN ON THE BAYOU: Houston’s $215 million Bayou Greenways project shows progress. — The Architect's Newspaper ,
11-20-2015 Houston Goes Global With New World-Class Parks And Bayous — Forbes , ,
11-09-2015 Record-breaking Buffalo Bayou Partnership gala celebrates new park and those who made it happen — CultureMap
10-27-2015 Gary Tinterow, Hometown Boy Made Good, Goes Home to Houston — New York Times ,
10-16-2015 New York is “boring” while Houston art scene thrives, architect tells crowd at MFAH groundbreaking — Culture Map ,
10-14-2015 Memorable week at the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
10-12-2015 Gifts roundup: University of Missouri — Chronicle of Philanthropy
10-08-2015 Houston billionaire donates $25 million to university for study of democracy — CultureMap
10-08-2015 Kinder Foundation gives $25M to major university — Houston Business Journal
10-08-2015 MU gets third largest gift ever — Kansas City Star
10-08-2015 MU Receives $25 Million Gift from the Kinder Foundation — University of Missouri , , ,
10-07-2015 The Texas Miracle wasn’t just economic; it was philanthropic — Philanthropy Roundtable , ,
10-06-2015 Partying starts early, goes late for official opening of $58 million Buffalo Bayou Park — CultureMap
10-04-2015 Buffalo Bayou becomes prime city destination — Houston Chronicle
10-03-2015 Photos: Buffalo Bayou Park Grand Opening — KHOU Channel 11
10-02-2015 Editorial: Buffalo Bayou — Houston Chronicle
10-01-2015 Buffalo Bayou Park gives Houstonians a new perspective on the city — Houston Chronicle
09-28-2015 Teachers honored with Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award and collective $240,000 in grants
09-23-2015 Green Acres — Texas Monthly , , ,
09-22-2015 Walk in the park at Lost Lake reserved for donors and partners at $58 million Buffalo Bayou Park — CultureMap Houston
09-18-2015 America’s city rankings set for Texas-sized shake up; Houston to edge past Chicago — Reuters
09-15-2015 Buffalo Bayou Park is getting ready to open — Houston Press
08-25-2015 Kinder Institute for Urban Research’s Urban Edge – Director’s Addess
08-13-2015 Allen Parkway renovations to widen bayou park access — Your Houston News
08-01-2015 Ups and Downs (Buffalo Bayou Park) — Houston Chronicle
07-30-2015 The Interview: Billionaire Rich Kinder On Leadership, Legacy And Energy Security — Forbes
06-18-2015 The Emancipation Park project marks a special place in the celebration of Juneteenth — Houston Chronicle
05-28-2015 Bayou park weathers flood well, but grand opening delayed — Houston Chronicle
05-18-2015 Pairing Business Discipline with Philanthropy in Houston (with video) — Urban Land Institute - uli.org
05-13-2015 Richard Kinder: Houston needs more public-private investment to attract talent — Houston Chronicle , , , ,
05-04-2015 The Bayou City — Urban Land Magazine (May) ,
04-15-2015 School’s collaboration with Opera and Minecraft gaming technology improves college readiness
04-12-2015 Celebrity music legend builds the anticipation for The Art Car Parade: Close encounters with a star — CultureMap
04-05-2015 First ‘Bayou Greenway Day’ highlights Houston’s waterways — Houston Chronicle
03-31-2015 “Buffalo Bayou’s Back” — Buffalo Bayou Park complete in June 2015
03-29-2015 Houston-area top foundations — Houston Chronicle
03-29-2015 Capital campaigns attract large donations for Houston arts groups — Houston Chronicle
03-29-2015 As the Buffalo Bayou Partnership finishes projects, it presses on with others — Houston Chronicle
03-28-2015 Why Houston is spending millions to take a walk in the park — Houston Business Journal , ,
03-03-2015 Rich and Nancy Kinder open up on foundation’s biggest projects — Houston Business Journal , , , ,
02-27-2015 What Dallas can learn from Houston’s Buffalo Bayou for the Trinity River project — Dallas Morning News
01-23-2015 Museum of Fine Arts Houston Expands Its Campus and Steven Holl’s Reputation — Blouin
01-22-2015 Kinder Morgan plans $3 billion purchase, leadership moves — Houston Chronicle
01-22-2015 Can a Massive Museum Expansion Get Texans Walking? — The Atlantic - City Lab
01-17-2015 Planned expansion of Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts is a bright idea — Dallas Morning News
01-16-2015 Big Donors Power $450-Million Makeover for Houston Museum — Chronicle of Philanthropy
01-16-2015 Transformational: Campus expansion of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will reflect the city’s spirit — Houston Chronicle
01-15-2015 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Unveils Designs for Campus Redevelopment, with more than 70 Percent of Funding Goal Secured
01-15-2015 Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts Reveals Expansion Plans — Wall Street Journal
01-13-2015 Texan billionaires shell out for $450m MFA Houston expansion — The Art Newspaper
01-13-2015 Museum of Fine Arts to undergo $450M redevelopment, chaired by Rich Kinder — Houston Business Journal
01-13-2015 Museum of Fine Arts unveils $450 million expansion plan with new buildings, roof garden, top-tier restaurant — CultureMap
01-13-2015 Museum of Fine Arts Houston unveils dramatic $450 million redevelopment plan — Houston Chronicle
12-29-2014 Rice’s expanding Kinder Institute to use ‘Houston laboratory’ to elevate city — Houston Chronicle
12-29-2014 15 in 15: Houston’s top business leaders look forward to next year (Rich Kinder) — Houston Business Journal
12-09-2014 How Richard Kinder, the Warren Buffet of Energy, Approaches Philanthropy — Inside Philanthropy
12-05-2014 The Business Journal interview with Rich Kinder, founder, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan (subscriber only preview) — Houston Business Journal
12-01-2014 Give back: In charity, our city has always shown it has a big heart — Houston Chronicle
11-28-2014 Beloved city-changing cowboy priest dies at age 44, sending Houston into mourning — CultureMap
11-28-2014 Martinez, energetic priest behind Cristo Rey school, dies at 44 — Houston Chronicle
11-25-2014 The Kinders Have $11B, and They Love Parks. Mostly in Houston — Inside Philanthropy
11-21-2014 Kinder Morgan Announces Shareholder and Unitholder Approval of the Merger Transactions; Transactions Expected to Close Nov. 26
11-11-2014 Conde Nast – Is Houston the New ‘It’ City? — Conde Nast ,
11-05-2014 Construction Progress on Emancipation Park
01-12-2012 The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Announces $5 Million Transformational Gift from the Kinder Foundation