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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


Framing, Not Blaming: Improving Latino College Transfer in Texas

In 2016, Greater Texas Foundation announced a grant to Excelencia in Education (Excelencia) to support their research on Latino transfer students. Excelencia conducted extensive interviews [...]

Grant Announcement: Rural Student Success Initiative

Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant of more than $3 million to the Texas A&M Foundation in support of the AgriLife Extension Rural Student Success [...]

Welcome Reception for Sue McMillin

Greater Texas Foundation thanks all who gathered and sent well wishes to welcome Sue McMillin as the foundation’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. We [...]

GTF Honors Former Board Chair with Scholarship

Greater Texas Foundation (GTF) announced a contribution of $25,000 to the Texas A&M Foundation in honor of GTF’s former board chair, Dr. Malon Southerland. Dr. Southerland [...]

Grant Announcement: ‘Tell Me What I Need to Do”

Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $130,000 to The University of Texas at Austin to support research conducted by Dr. Lauren [...]

Grant Announcement: High School Career Connect

Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant in the amount of $1,627,826 to the University of North Texas in support of the new High School Career [...]