Current Donors

Current Donors

Thank You to these Generous Donors. 

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center extends a special thanks to these major donors who support the Arboretum’s mission through their generous philanthropic support:

July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015

$3 Million +

Houston Endowment, Inc.

$1 Million +

The Brown Foundation, Inc.
The Elkins Foundation
The Hildebrand Foundation
The Wortham Foundation, Inc.

$500,000 +

John P. McGovern Foundation
Susan Vaughan Foundation

$250,000 +

CFP Foundation
Cullen Foundation
Ed Rachal Foundation

$100,000 +

The Clayton Fund, Inc.

$20,000 +

M.D. Anderson Foundation Dr. Cullen Geiselman
Ascende Charitable Trust Mr. and Mrs. Mark Hamilton
Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation Lykes Knapp Family Fund
City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department Mrs. Kathrine G. McGovern
Mr. and Mrs. Nigel Curlet The Boyd & Evelyn Mullen Foundation
The William Stamps Farish Fund Mustang Cat

$10,000 +

Anadarko Petroleum Conway MacKenzie
Freeport-McMoran Oil & Gas, LLC Garden Club of Houston
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Halliburton Foundation
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Mr. and Mrs. John Hastings
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation Hicks Thomas LLP
KBR, Inc. Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP Mr. Benjamin Holloway and Ms. Amanda McMillian
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Mr. and Mrs. Tom O’Leary
John M. O’Quinn Foundation Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation
PDS Management Group, LLC. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pekmezaris
The Powell Foundation Mr. and Mrs. R. Carleton Riser
The Seay Foundation Sterling-Turner Foundation
Mrs. Maggie Vermillion Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.


Mr. Andrew Abendshein Mr. and Mrs. David Andrew
Melinda and Greg Armstrong Arnold & Porter LLP
BBVA Compass Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
CenterPoint Energy Chicago Title Commercial
Credit Suisse Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Geuther
GRITS Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Keith Guerrini
Mrs. Marion S. Hargrove H-E-B Grocery Company
Mr. and Mrs. Chad Hesters Kinder Morgan Foundation
King & Spalding Meg Malone
The W.T. & Louise J. Moran Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Travis Overall
Ms. Linda Paisley Mr. and Mrs. Shannon B. Sasser
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Savitz Sterling Associates
Waste Management, Inc. Wells Fargo Foundation
Whole Foods Market Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Williams

$3,000 +

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP Amegy Bank of Texas
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Antablin Baker & Hostetler, LLP
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bialas Ms. Carol Burke
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Culotta Emerson Process Management
Fayez Sarofim & Co. Ruth and Dan Flournoy
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Mr. and Mrs. Carter Groves
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Hall Mr. and Mrs. Wil Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Jones Keybank Capital Markets
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Lisewsky Pope Tree Lots
Mr. and Mrs. Cris Pye Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pyne
ReedSmith LLP Robert Sanders Homes
Shell Oil Company Matching Gifts Program Strake Foundation
Walter P Moore Mr. and Mrs. James Whitehead
Mr. Henry Williams

$2,000 +

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Christensen Andrew Delaney Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Estopinal Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fertitta
Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Fowler Gale Foundation
GDF Suez Haddington Ventures, LLC
Mr. Roger Petersen and Ms. Louisa Hayward The Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation
Holthouse Foundation for Kids Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Kelsey
The Lubrizol Corporation OfficePro Supply Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Graydon Oliver Mr. and Mrs. Clive Runnells, III
Schlumberger Simplistic Audio Video
Summer Energy, LLC The Tapeats Fund
Trainer Family Foundation Louis and Joyce Tucker Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. David Unger Union Pacific Foundation
Mr. W. Timothy Weaver, Attorney at Law

$1,000 +

Autumn Lane Advisors, LLC BHP Billiton Matched Giving Program
Ms. Barbara Bushong Harry S. and Isabel C. Cameron Foundation
Ms. Maude L. Carter Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace E. Davenport Ms. Leslie Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Frank E Driscoll DXP Enterprise
Keely and Cat Everett Exxon Mobil Foundation
Mrs. Carolyn Grant Fay Mr. Carey Ford
Ms. Pat German and Mr. James Muhl Ms. Lorraine Gibson
Goldman Sachs Mr. and Mrs. Tim Goodwin
Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Gray Mr. and Mrs Mark D. Hull
Insgroup, Inc Mr. Daniel M. Ives
Mrs. Nancy Japhet Junior League of Houston
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis J. Klement LitCap
Ms. Debbie Markey Ms. Rebecca E. Marvil and Mr. Brian Smyth
Mr. and Mrs. Billy McCartney Mr. Sean Montano
Post Oak School NRG Energy Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Roger Plank
Precision Drilling Company Mr. and Mrs. David Pursell
Raintree Resorts International Mr. Ershel Redd III
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rizza Ms. Beth Robertson
The RR Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Rob Saltiel
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Sanchez The Sarofim Group, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Saville Mr. and Mrs. L. David Smyth
Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Stacy Ms. Diana Strassmann
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Virene Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Wheeler
Mr. Gregory Wozniak Mr. and Mrs. Edmond D. Wulfe
Mr. Dennis Young

$500 +

Ms. Jennifer T. Arnold Mr. and Mrs. Westy Ballard
Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Dagmar Beck Mr. Roy Beery
Bering’s Mr. and Mrs. William S. Bragan, III
Ms. Caroline Brown Dr. Guy Cameron
Mr. Wade M Coriell The Crain Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Miller Crosswell Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Edwards
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wilson Epley, III Mr. and Mrs. Steve Evnochides
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Seale, Jr. Mr. John Gilmour
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Graney Dr. Milton Gray
Mr. Daniel Hu and Ms. Susan Yang Mr. and Mrs. R. Bruce Hurley, Jr.
Ms. Shelly Immel Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jackson
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Johnson Mr. and Mrs. John W. Kelsey
Mrs. Catherine Kinsey Mrs. Carla Knobloch
Mr. Dillon Kyle Mr. and Mrs. Randall B. Lake
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lowes Ms. Sheryl Marquez
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Meadows Mr. Craig S. Miles
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mithoff Native Plant Society Of Texas
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Newtown Mrs. Maggie Nicholson
Mr. and Mrs. William David Noel Mr. Paul J. Pantano, Jr.
Jenny and Bill Pate Mr. and Mrs. Mosby Perrow
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Peterkin Mr. and Mrs. Steve Platts
Mr. and Mrs. Ben H. Powell, V Mrs. Lake Robertson, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen H. Rustay Mr. and Mrs. J. Hanley Sayers, III
Ms. Caroline Schlemmer T.L.L. Temple Foundation
Ms. Vanessa G. Tanaka Treesearch Farms
Ms. Joann Trial and Ms. Irene Herring Mr. Dick Vermillion
Ms. Carol M Wood Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Youtt

For information about making a donation to the Arboretum, please contact Keely Everett at 713-366-0374 or email.


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