Grantee Highlights

Over the years, we have helped build communities and lives by supporting the great work of more than 1,200 organizations. In recent years, the foundation has awarded grants totaling approximately $4 million annually.

Acton Institute


The Acton Institute is a think-tank whose mission is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. They organize seminars to connect the principles of liberty to the deeper, more permanent foundation of the Judeo-Christian tradition, directing us from selfishness to service, and affirming the innate dignity of the individual.

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center


The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston has been in existence for 84 years and has occupied its current facility for five decades. The new Jewish Community Center will ensure the JCC’s place as a vital hub of Jewish life in the Houston area for many years to come.

Hermann Park Conservancy


The Hermann Park Conservancy is dedicated to the stewardship and improvement of Hermann Park. The Play Your Park Campaign supports improvements to over 223 acres of Park land to meet the needs of Houston’s growing metropolitan area.

Houston Aphasia Recovery Center


The Houston Aphasia Recovery Center provides a communication skills program, education, advocacy, resources, and research for people with aphasia, their caregivers, and the greater Houston community. Participants engage in supported communication, therapeutic socialization, recreation, and camaraderie allowing them to fully participate in life.

Intercollegiate Studies Institute


ISI inspires college students to discover, embrace, and advance the principles and virtues that make America free and prosperous. They reach thousands of students across the country every year through a series of lectures and debates teaching the core ideas of Western civilization, free-market economics, and America’s founding.

Museum of Fine Arts Houston


The Museum of Fine Arts Houston strives to serve as a place for all people through excellence in the collection, exhibition, preservation, conservation, and interpretation of art. The Judaica Art Gallery, as part of the campus redevelopment, will be dedicated to the display of Judaica and works of art expressing Jewish culture.

Prager University Foundation


PragerU’s mission is to promote American values through the creative use of digital media with the vision of a world committed to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The PragerU Texas Plan reaches young Texans in an effort to preserve traditional American values in our great state.

San Jacinto Community College Foundation


The Herzstein Scholarship Fund for Associate Degree in Nursing Students at San Jacinto College helps to ensure a sufficient supply of competent, educated nursing professionals able to meet the healthcare needs of our highly diverse greater Houston community, both now and into the future.

Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services


The Albert & Ethel Herzstein Department of Geriatric Medical Services and Wellness at Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Services consists of an interdisciplinary team led by geriatric medical specialists who have extensive knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventative, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly.

Space Center Houston


Space Center Houston’s mission is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. Their Space Exploration Educators Conference is a nationally recognized three-day STEM professional development opportunity that brings together some of the most talented scientists, astronauts, STEM experts, and educators from across the globe from the space and science fields.