Supporting public education, arts, conservation, and human services in Harris, Travis and Walker counties since 1967

About Us


2121 San Felipe, Suite 110
Houston, TX 77019

Telephone: 713-523-7557

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The Powell Foundation is affiliated with a variety of professional associations and organizations that support philanthropy. Participating with these groups provides opportunities for the Foundation’s board and staff to increase their knowledge, and to collaborate with colleagues from other grantmaking institutions.

The Powell Foundation’s Board and Staff are actively involved members of:

GroupCentral Texas Education Funders Group
Exponent Philanthropy

Grantmakers for Education

National Center for Family Philanthropy

Philanthropy Southwest

The Philanthropy Roundtable

Texas Environmental Grantmakers Group


The Greater Houston Grantmakers Forum

Women in Philanthropy- Houston