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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 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 [...]

Grant Announcement: Back on Track to College

Jobs for the Future (JFF) will prepare to bring its evidence-based Back on Track to College model to Texas dropout recovery programs with a $135,000 [...]

Grant Announcement: Aspen Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund

Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant of $125,000 to the Aspen Institute’s Forum for Community Solutions Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund to support the Austin Opportunity [...]