The Greater Texas Foundation Board of Directors appointed four external committee members to enhance organizational learning. Those selected will provide [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant of $125,000 to the Aspen Institute’s Forum for Community Solutions Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund [...]
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 to the foundation through participation in the work of the board’s four committees. “We are proud to welcome our new external committee members,” said Ralph [...]
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 planning grant from Greater Texas Foundation. Back on Track to College addresses the poor postsecondary completion rates of students who fall off-track or drop out [...]
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 Youth Collaborative (AOYC), led by Workforce Solutions Capital Area. The AOYC supports Austin-area opportunity youth in pursuing postsecondary education and works to eliminate systemic barriers [...]
A $299,367 grant from Greater Texas Foundation to West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) will support a research assessment of education and economic issues for rural communities in the Texas Panhandle. WTAMU and its regional partners will engage FSG, a trusted consulting and research firm, to gather qualitative and quantitative data [...]
Greater Texas Foundation announces a grant of $500,000 to The University of Texas at Austin to create an innovative online tool students, educators, and higher education institutions can use to help students streamline postsecondary pathways. UT Austin’s Guided Pathways project tackles a problem thousands of Texas students face every year: [...]
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 with faculty and staff at four pairs of two-year and four-year institutions across the state to learn how Latino students experience transfer and to understand [...]
GTF FELLOWS – EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES
GTF POLICY BRIEFS
We are pleased to present our 2015 annual report: “Guided Pathways.” Thank you for your interest in our work, and thank you for all you do to improve educational outcomes for Texas students.
For media inquiries, please contact Leslie Gurrola at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grant Seekers FAQ
- The foundation funds:
Within the context of the foundation’s funding principles, grant requests will be considered only from organizations operating in Texas that are tax exempt as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or certain others which have eligible tax-exempt status.
- The Foundation will consider only one application from an organization (in the case of a college/university meaning unit or department) within a twelve month period.
- No proposal from an organization previously funded by the foundation will be considered unless a full and timely report of expenditure of the previous grant has been submitted.