Greater Texas Foundation’s vision is for all Texas students to have equal opportunity to access and succeed in postsecondary education.
Texas is a rapidly growing state with an increasingly diverse population. An educated workforce is essential for our dynamic economy, particularly as Texas businesses continue to expand and new companies relocate to our state. If we hope to maintain that momentum and at the same time help young people, moving students to, through, and to completion of postsecondary education is essential. For that reason, the Board of Greater Texas Foundation has made access to and success in postsecondary education the cornerstone of our vision.
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.
Greater Texas Foundation is committed to education in Texas. As part of that commitment, we work to develop relationships with educational institutions, organizations, governmental agencies, and others involved in education.
Our state is large—in geography, population, and many other measures. The challenges facing Texas education are enormous and greater than one single entity can address. For that reason, the foundation works to achieve specific program goals and five-year objectives by forming partnerships and engaging all of its capabilities, including grantmaking, strategic scholarships, research, and convening. GTF is a proactive grantmaker and primarily seeks funding opportunities through Requests for Proposals or by invitation.