Press Release

Date Title/Source Organization Category
11-16-2020 Houston to Celebrate the Opening on Saturday, November 21, of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building
09-15-2020 MFAH Announces Details of Inaugural Installations in Its New Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, Opening to the Public Saturday, November 21
07-31-2020 Mayor Turner Announces Second Rental Relief Program for Houstonians Struggling During the COVID-19 Pandemic
06-29-2020 Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy announces distinguished MU alumna Jean Becker to serve on advisory board
05-18-2020 Calm before COVID-19: 2020 Kinder Houston Area Survey reveals growing sense of solidarity, empathy ahead of pandemic
03-09-2020 SPARK receives $5 million from Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation to build and improve parks at 30 Houston-area schools ,
01-15-2020 Kinder Foundation names Patra Brannon-Isaac as Director of Education
01-13-2020 United Way of Greater Houston Establishes New Luminary Leadership Giving Level with $1 Million Lead Gift from Rich and Nancy Kinder
11-12-2019 $10 million gift to the Kinder Institute will support the study of constitutional democracy at Mizzou
11-06-2019 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to Open Its Steven Holl–Designed Nancy and Rich Kinder Building in Fall 2020
08-06-2019 The Montrose Center Receives $1.5 Million from Kinder Foundation to Establish Senior Housing Complex in Third Ward
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
05-08-2019 Study shows MD Anderson-developed drug effective in overcoming ibrutinib resistance in mantle cell lymphoma — EurekAlert!
12-17-2018 Emancipation Economic Development Council Announces Major State Recognition, New Leadership and Funding for Community Initiatives
09-22-2018 Twelve Houston educators receive prestigious Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award
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
05-14-2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, completes first phase of campus redevelopment project with inauguration of the Glassell School of Art on May 20 ,
04-25-2018 Memorial Park accelerates visionary plan with $70 million gift from Kinder Foundation
09-26-2017 Twelve Houston Educators Receive the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, Granted a Collective $240,000
08-29-2017 $5.3 Million Raised and Growing Hourly for United Way of Greater Houston Relief Fund to Help Those Devastated by Harvey
05-31-2017 MFAH Marks Milestone in Campus Redevelopment Project, As Nancy and Rich Kinder Building Breaks Ground ,
05-19-2017 McCarthy Celebrates the Topping Out of Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston
05-01-2017 2017 Kinder Houston Area Survey – Most residents would stay in Houston even if given a choice to move
04-20-2017 Houston Community College launches Z-degree pilot program with $300,000 grant from the Kinder Foundation
04-18-2017 Rice to receive $10.7 million from Kinder Foundation for education research
01-25-2017 Emancipation Economic Development Council receives $460,000 from Kinder Foundation to fund community impact projects ,
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 Leadership ISD to expand public education advocacy programs to Harris County
12-15-2016 Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston gifted $500,000 from the Kinder Foundation
11-01-2016 Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern , , ,
10-17-2016 Kinder Foundation contributes $7.5 million lead gift to HSPVA Friends capital campaign — HSPVA Friends
09-26-2016 Houston Educators Earn the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, Granted a Collective $240,000
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
08-09-2016 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
06-23-2016 WALIPP announces $1 million matching gift from the Kinder Foundation for construction of The Lawson Academy
02-01-2016 Rice to receive $7 million from Houston Endowment for urban research
01-26-2016 Kinder Foundation appoints chief of staff, financial team ,
01-22-2016 Mayor Turner Names Transition Team (N. Kinder)
01-11-2016 Kinder Foundation names directors of parks and civic projects and education ,
10-08-2015 MU Receives $25 Million Gift from the Kinder Foundation — University of Missouri , , ,
09-28-2015 Teachers honored with Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award and collective $240,000 in grants
04-15-2015 School’s collaboration with Opera and Minecraft gaming technology improves college readiness
03-31-2015 “Buffalo Bayou’s Back” — Buffalo Bayou Park complete in June 2015
01-15-2015 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Unveils Designs for Campus Redevelopment, with more than 70 Percent of Funding Goal Secured
11-21-2014 Kinder Morgan Announces Shareholder and Unitholder Approval of the Merger Transactions; Transactions Expected to Close Nov. 26
08-14-2014 University of Missouri Launches Initiative to Promote Knowledge of American Political System and Constitutional Democracy
08-01-2014 Nationally recognized urban planner William Fulton named director of Kinder Institute
01-06-2014 Kinder Foundation commits $1 million for mantle cell lymphoma resesearch
10-25-2013 $33 Million Emancipation Park Renovation Project Will Celebrate the History of Oldest Park in the City of Houston
10-22-2013 Rich and Nancy Kinder Announce Plans to Donate $50 Million to Houston Parks Board for Bayou Greenways 2020 Project
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 ,
03-18-2013 Houston Food Bank announces $1 million gift from the Kinder Foundation to provide for chronically hungry children
10-04-2012 American Planning Association Designates Buffalo Bayou a Top 10 Great Public Space for 2012
07-03-2012 Mayor Parker Makes Juneteenth Announcement About Donations for Renovation of Emancipation Park
01-12-2012 The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Announces $5 Million Transformational Gift from the Kinder Foundation
12-20-2011 Buffalo Bayou Park Project Achieves Milestone; Groundbreaking Set for Mid-2012
11-15-2011 Gift to KIPP Houston provides funding for UIL upgrade to athletic fields in Southwest and North Houston
04-28-2011 The Giving Pledge Rich and Nancy Kinder Letter
04-28-2011 The Giving Pledge News Release
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