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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


Grant Announcement: GTF Accelerated ECHS Student Scholarship

GTF announces a grant in the amount of $390,00 over four years to the University of Texas at El Paso to support their work in [...]

Grant Announcement: Texas Tribune, Inc.

GTF announces a grant to the Texas Tribune to support their work in education data applications. Brief Project Description: The Texas Tribune, texastribune.org, is a [...]

GTF Announces 2016 Class of GTF Fellows

Greater Texas Foundation recently announced the newest class of Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellows (GTF Fellows), a three-year program to build research and teaching capacity [...]

Register Now for the “College For All” Annual Conference

Register now for the upcoming "College For All" Conference hosted by the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District. To register or for more information go to [...]

Grant Announcement: Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together

GTF announces a grant to the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin for their Program: Texas Small and [...]

61st Hour: Jobs for the Future and GTF release new report on ECHS challenge

Jobs for the Future (JFF) and Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) released a new report that provides a national blueprint for successful development of early college [...]