houston endowment — News and Press Releases

Date Title/Source Organization Category
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
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
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
09-23-2021 New initiative to invest over $10M supporting artists of color in Houston — Houston Chronicle
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
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
03-09-2020 SPARK receives $5 million from Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation to build and improve parks at 30 Houston-area schools ,
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
01-19-2018 New Houston nonprofit launching to address inequality in education — Houston Business Journal
09-19-2017 SPARK park improvements slated for west side school — Houston Chronicle
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
10-31-2016 Stern and Marks: Philanthropy isn’t the answer to bad government — Houston Chronicle