Expanding educational horizons for Texas students

Big state.
Big challenges.

Let’s create
big opportunity.

We partner with educational institutions, organizations, and state leaders to help more students earn a postsecondary credential that puts them on a path to success.

Sharing our resources and expertise, we work with other changemakers to improve access to postsecondary education and enhance completion for all kinds of students.

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Together we can help students see beyond the horizon and into a brighter future for themselves. We make grants, convene leaders, form partnerships, fund research, and share knowledge.

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Building a culture of timely graduation that saves students time and money.

Houston Guided Pathways to Success aims to dismantle the barriers to college completion by improving the transfer experience across 13 Gulf Coast colleges and universities.

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With funding from Greater Texas Foundation and others, they are increasing college attainment and closing equity gaps for the 275,000 students in the region.

By 2036, 71% of jobs will require some college education, but only 23% of Texas students currently earn a degree or credential after high school.

100%
of our
work is
in Texas

$5.7
million in
funded
research

$115
million

in grants
funded

77
colleges
and
universities
funded

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Greater Texas Foundation courageously provides leadership and resources to the era-defining issue of postsecondary success for all students.”

-Hector Bojorquez, Intercultural Development Research Association