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The Houston Chronicle Highlights Partnership Between GHCF & Hilcorp

At the Greater Houston Community Foundation, we are committed to providing expert guidance to help philanthropic companies advance their missions and achieve their strategic goals. No matter the kind or size, whether your organization is private, corporate, or family-based, our specialists draw upon their many years of experience to help make your philanthropic strategy a long term success. To demonstrate the appreciation you have for your employees and to educate them about the joys of philanthropy, GHCF can help you establish and fund a plan for each of your employees. Our Individual Employee Funds are a special benefit which gives your employees the opportunity to choose where they want their philanthropic dollars to go and enables them to contribute their own money to the fund via automatic payroll deductions. GHCF also offers training to help your employees learn more about how they can give back to their community by donating to and investing in philanthropic causes in which they believe.

Click here to read an article from The Houston Chronicle on how Jeff Hildebrand, CEO of Hilcorp and long term donor, partnered with GHCF to overhaul Hilcorp's giving program through the use of Individual Employee Funds.

To learn more about how the Greater Houston Community Foundation can assist you with your company's philanthropic goals and objectives, please contact Renée Wizig-Barrios at rbarrios@ghcf.org or 713.333.2206.


Now Accepting Nominations for the 2015 Next Gen Donor Institute

We are now accepting nominations for the Next Gen Donor Institute Class of 2015. Throughout this year-long program, participants will develop a deeper understanding of their own philanthropic journey and identity as well as learn from peers and industry leaders about the needs in the community. Participants will have a chance to engage with others in a supportive and private community, and will leave with new tools and resources and a network to help shape their giving and leadership.

Please see our brochure here, and contact Jennifer Touchet for more information.

 


GHCF Former Board Chair Maureen Hackett Named
North America's Outstanding Philanthropist

(Arlington, VA) Maureen Hackett, an innovator in Houston and U.S. philanthropy for more than 30 years, has been named the 2014 Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

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Introducing the Mental Health Channel

In addition to Maureen Hackett's philanthropic endeavors, she supported the creation of the Mental Health Channel, "a channel like you'd see on cable, but on the web—created to raise awareness and help every viewer realize the benefits of improved mental health." The Mental Health Channel is FREE: "free to view, free to share and free of commercials."

You can learn more about the channel & mental health, and view episodes
here.


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