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Our Mission

Greater Texas Foundation supports efforts to ensure all Texas students are prepared for, have access to, persist in, and complete postsecondary education. We put particular focus on helping underserved and disadvantaged populations. We pursue our mission by forming partnerships, supporting research, sharing knowledge, and making grants.

Recent Posts

GTF Issue Brief: Supporting Students and Schools in Times of Disaster

Although disaster philanthropy is not the explicit focus of many funders, catastrophic events can leave grantmaking organizations looking for mission-aligned ways to support impacted communities. [...]

Grant Announcement: Texas College Access Network

Greater Texas Foundation awarded a $1,275,800 grant to Educate Texas to launch the Texas College Access Network (TxCAN). With these funds, TxCAN will increase postsecondary [...]

GTF Hosts Sixth Annual Leadership Conference

Twenty-four promising college students traveled to the Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) office in March for two intensive days of leadership development. The GTF Scholars Leadership [...]

Grant Announcement: TEGAC Guided Pathways Policy Work Group

Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) will support research on guided pathways with a $25,000 grant to the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC). In 2013, the [...]

Grant Announcement: Helping Houston Schools Recover from Hurricane Harvey

A $50,000 grant from Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) will help Houston ISD replace technology in schools whose students were forced to relocate to other facilities [...]

Greater Texas Foundation Names External Committee Members

The Greater Texas Foundation Board of Directors appointed four external committee members to enhance organizational learning. Those selected will provide advice and lend their expertise [...]