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THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF HARRIS COUNTY

Mission

Inspiring a child's passion for learning The Education Foundation of Harris County funds learning programs that inspire discovery, promote creativity and problem solving, build confidence, and encourage each child to reach for the stars and envision a future beyond the classroom. The Education Foundation of Harris County (EFHC) believes that every child is born with a natural desire to learn and is capable of achieving their fullest potential if they experience motivating and imaginative opportunities that reveal and encourage their unique talents. Through its partnership with the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE), EFHC has funded programs impacting thousands of students throughout 25 independent school districts and cultivated a network of talented educators.

Ruling year info

1994

President / CEO

Mr. Steven David

Main address

6300 Irvington, Ste. 402

Houston, TX 77022 USA

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EIN

76-0425261

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Public Foundations (T30)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

EFHC’s goals are to inspire discovery, promote creativity and problem-solving, build confidence and encourage all learners to reach for the stars and envision a future beyond the classroom. The Education Foundation is designed to provide direction & support for safe & innovative academic enrichment for staff, educators of all of Harris County. by using the resources, we have to help impact thousands of students and teachers throughout 25 ISD school districts in Harris County.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Partners in Education

Donations to Educational Foundation of Harris County will help provide funds needed for our Partners in Education initiative. EFHC awards grants to area school districts to help address urgent needs. Below are the grants the foundation has awarded throughout the 2021-2022 school year. Your generosity goes toward Scholarship Funds for Harris County Students, Raising the Bar in STEM, Advancing Literacy and much more!

Population(s) Served
Ethnic and racial groups

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of teachers trained

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Related Program

Partners in Education

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We are a nonprofit organization that funds learning programs that inspire discovery, promote creativity and problem-solving, build confidence, and encourage each child to reach for the stars and envision a future beyond the classroom.

Through its partnership with the Harris County Department of Education (HCDE), EFHC has funded programs impacting thousands of students throughout 25 independent school districts and cultivated a network of talented educators.

The Education Foundation of Harris County (EFHC) was incorporated in 1993 in partnership with Harris County Department of Education and received its 501(c)(3) designation in 1994. Through the generosity of the Harris County Department of Education, EFHC awards grants to area school districts to help address urgent needs. We hope to procure more grants from other business partners going forward to join us as partners in education.

Our programs are impactful, and some of our major programs include the Head Start Program, the After School Programs, Robotics, Case Debate Programs, Adult Ed program and our Special Schools which serve students with special needs and behavioral needs. We hoping to put more programs on the ground as well as provide grants, scholarships, and classroom supplies for the 25 districts across the county in the next couple of years.

Financials

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THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF HARRIS COUNTY

Board of directors
as of 03/24/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Steven David

Accenture

James Colbert

Harris County Department of Education

Steven David

Accenture

Patrick Joyce

Xola

Kimberly Peck

Dynegy

Lindsey Ray

St. Catherine’s Montessori

Melissa Noriega

Swiftwater Solutions

Gina Felton

ConocoPhillips

Michael Parks

Aesto Health

Richard Cantu

Harris County School Trustee, Position 3 * At-Large

Andrea Duhon

Nine Bright Lights

Amy Hinojosa

Chrevon

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/25/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European

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Gender identity

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 10/25/2022

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Data
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.