Current Donors

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center extends a special thanks to these major donors who support the Arboretum’s mission through their generous contributions for our programs and operations.


Dan L Duncan Foundation
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Houston Endowment, Inc.
The Powell Foundation
Uptown Houston TIRZ


Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kirk
Mrs. Ruth Flournoy


The Cullen Foundation
M.D. Anderson Foundation
Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation
CFP Foundation
Dr. Nancy Greig
John P. McGovern Foundation

Mrs. Kathrine G. McGovern
Nancy & Clive Runnells Foundation
RBC Foundation
Susan Vaughan Foundation
T.L.L. Temple Foundation
The Wortham Foundation



Centerpoint Energy
Main Street Capital Corporation
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Forney Construction
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Moonshot Compost
Centerpoint Energy
Main Street Capital Corporation



The Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation
A.I. and Manet Schepps Foundation
ACT Pipe & Supply Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. David F. Webber
Autumn Lane Advisors, LLC
First Horizon Bank
Dr. Cullen Geiselman Muse
Gray Reed
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Evan & Nicole Katz

The W.T. & Louise J. Moran Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pichardo
Porter Hedges LLP
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Reid
Ms. Beth Robertson
Mr. and Mrs. Rob Saltiel
The Seay Foundation
Service Wire Company
Vivian L. Smith Foundation
Winstead PC



Neil Modinger Estate
Shell Oil Company Matching Gifts Program
Bartlett Tree Experts
Central Bank
Davis Family Charitable Fund
Kayser Foundation, The
Latham & Watkins LLP
Mrs. Louisa Sarofim
Ms. Anna Hernandez
Hisco Inc.
Mrs. Ethel Hutcheson
Mr. Stephen Mendoza
Mrs. Melissa Patin
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pekmezaris
Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation
Mrs. Elizabeth Anders
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Chastang
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
Mrs. Tensie Axton
Champion Energy Services, LLC
Mr. and Mrs. John Chapman
Design Workshop
Dickson-Allen Foundation
Edgewater Midstream
Mr. Tyler Ellis
Mr. Jay Fields
GRITS Foundation
Ms. Elizabeth Newton Hayes
Hicks Thomas LLP
J Squared Family Foundation
Mr. Michael Jhin
Jones Capital LLC
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Kinzel
Living Spaces
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Loocke
Ms. Morgan Marichal
Mr. and Mrs. John McInnes
Mr. and Mrs. Mark and Mary Ann Miller
Ms. Sallie Morian
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pyne
Raintree Resorts International
Mr. and Mrs. R. Carleton Riser
Russell Reynolds Associates
Stellus Capital Management
Union Pacific Foundation
Walter P. Moore
Ms. Laura Wheeler
Zehl & Associates



Mr. and Mrs. Chris and Leigh Joseph
Amegy Bank
Americana Partners
Ms. Melinda Armstrong
Auto Financial Group
The Crain Foundation
Gulf Coast Commercial Group
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Martin
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Meece
BoyarMiller PC
Ms. Jordan Seff
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Bickers
Mr. Wallace E. Davenport
Junior League of Houston
Ms. Rhonda Routh
Bering’s Hardware
Miss Jade Bradford
Ms. Barbara Bushong

Cadence Bank, N.A.
Dechert LLP
Mrs. Virginia Arnold Elkins
ENGIE North America Inc
Hancock Whitney
Holland & Knight LLP
Harvey & Patricia W. Houck Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Mavis P. Kelsey, Jr.
Locke Lord, LLP
Mr. Dan Logue
Dr. Barbara Low
Morgan, Lewis & Bocklus LLP
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Neuhaus
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Reckling, III
Webber Foundation
Mrs. Andrea White



Mr. and Mrs. David Anders
Mr. Jason Beauvais
Mr. and Mrs. Geer Blalock, IV
Mr. Jerred Blanchard
Ms. Merrilee Caldwell
Dr. Guy Cameron
Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program
Mrs. Nell Clingman
Mr. and Mrs. Miller Crosswell
Mr. Nigel Curlet
Ms. Marlene Delaguardia
Ms. Laurie Donaghu
Mrs. Margaret Doyal
Mr. David Dumay
Mr. and Mrs. Chip Earle
Mr. and Mrs. Eric and Connie Estopinal
Ms. Leslie Fertitta
Ms. Margaret Fitts
Mr. Rene Garza
Mr. Tony Geiselman
Mrs. Dorothy Goforth
Dr. and Mrs. Milton Gray
Grow & Co Landscaping
Mr. Ryan Hartman
Mr. Frank Hauser
Mr. and Mrs. Lex Hochner
Mr. and Mrs. Brett Hogan
Mr. and Mrs. John Horstman
Mr. Andrew Hsieh
Mr. Hsiu-Ping Hsieh
Ms. Samantha Hsieh
Mr. Daniel David Hu
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hull
Imagenet Consulting LLC
Mr. Roger C. Jackson
Ms. Patricia Jeffers
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Jenkins
Ms. Frances Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Jornayvaz
Mrs. Linda Knowles
Mr. and Mrs. Randall B. Lake
Ms. Edie Lee
Lockton Companies
Mr. John Maclay
Ms. Dallas McNamara
Mr. and Mrs. James Melchers

Ms. Marjorie Meyer
Mr. John Milam
Mr. Gary Milnarich
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mokry
Mr. Gary P Moss
Ms. Anna Moss
Mr. and Mrs. Brett Mossman
Mr. and Mrs. Robby & Rose Nelson
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Newton
NRG Energy Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Billy O’Neil
Mrs. Zillah Oden
Mr. and Mrs. James Ohmart
Ms. Vicki Palmer
Mr. Harry Pangas
Mr. David Peavy and Dr. Stephen McCauley
Mr. Roger Plank
Platinum Parking
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Pool
Mr. Steve Putman
Mr. and Mrs. Cris Pye
Mr. John Riddle
Ms. Emily Rinaldi
Mr. and Mrs. Will Robertson
Mrs. Claire Ryan
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Sayuk
Mrs. Susan Schawe
Mr. and Mrs. Wynne Sharpe
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sheedy
Ms. Diana Strassmann and Mr. Jeff Smisek
Ms. Amber Sturrock
Ms. Anna Szurgot
Ms. Anooshea Taghdisi
Ms. Kathleen Tran
Trustmark National Bank
Louis and Joyce Tucker Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Urquhart
Ms. Lindsay Wallace
Mr. Joe Watkins
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Weatherill
Mr. Richard W. Weekley
Mr. John F. Wombwell
Mr. Daniel Zilkha
Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Zilkha
Mr. and Mrs. Robby Zorich



Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jordan Anderson
Ms. Pamela Adger
Ms. Catherine Barrett
Ms. Meredith Beaupre
Mrs. Ashley Beecher
Ms. Jill Bell
Best Care Cleaning Services
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bres
Ms. Megan Clifton
Mrs. Laura Conely
Mrs. Cheryl Cooper
Ms. Ashley Cruse
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Dillee
Mr. and Mrs. Duke Ensell
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Evnochides
Mrs. Leighton Fairbairn
Mr. and Mrs. J. Phillip Ferguson
Mr. and Mrs. John Foley
Ms. Chalon Fontaine
Mrs. Timothy Goodwin
Ms. Claire Goosey
Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Griffin
Ms. Fiona Guinn
Gulf Capital Bank
Dr. Rosine Hall
Mr. and Mrs. W. Mark Hamilton
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Harrill
Mr. William Harvin
Mr. and Mrs. David Tarleton Harvin
Ms. Louisa Hayward
Mr. and Mrs. David T. Hedges, Jr.
Ms. Margaret Hurn
Dan Japhet Interests
Mrs. Patricia D. Journeay
JP Morgan Chase Foundation
Ms. Marilyn Knight and Mr. John Hyatt
Mr. and Mrs. Cadell Liedtke

Mr. Joe Liggio
Ms. Linda Lindeman
Lodge Lumber Co., Inc.
Mr. Ronald Logan
Ms. Lindsey Looke
Ms. Katja Makynen
Dr. and Mrs. Paul Mansfield
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Marks
Ms. Pamela Mencin
Mrs. Jill Mertz
Ms. Ruth Milburn
Mr. and Mrs. John Miller
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Murray
Mr. and Mrs. Neel and Bridgette Naik
Mr. and Mrs. Shunney Nair
Ms. Heidi O’Donnell
Mr. and Mrs. James Ormiston
Mr. and Mrs. William and JoAnn Owens
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pate
Ms. Ashley Pearce
Mr. James Pryor
Ms. Catherine Ross
Mr. James Dean and Mrs. Jill Shaffer
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Silva
Mr. and Mrs. David Stone
Dr. Amanda Tchakarov
Mr. Todd Thoman
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Vargo
Mr. and Mrs. Rob Vermillion
Mr. W. Temple Webber, III
Dr. and Mrs. Jasper Welch
Ms. Elena White
Ms. Cherry Whitley
Mr. and Mrs. Wyatt Williams
Mrs. Amy Woolf
Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Wynn
Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Yacob


Master Plan and Implementation Commitments


The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Dan L Duncan Foundation
Houston Endowment, Inc.
John P. McGovern Foundation



The Elkins Foundation
The Hildebrand Foundation
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Board of Directors
The Wortham Foundation, Inc.



Cullen Foundation
Huffington Foundation
The Powell Foundation
Susan Vaughan Foundation
Trees for Houston
Uptown Houston TIRZ



CFP Foundation
Ed Rachal Foundation
The Fondren Foundation
J.W. Couch Foundation
Ann and Johnny Johnson/Willard and Ruth Johnson Charitable Foundation/J Squared Foundation
Phillips 66
W.T. and Louise J. Moran Foundation



Jeanie and Tommy Carter
The Clayton Fund, Inc.
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Clare Glassell
Marilyn and Harry Kirk
TLL Temple Foundation
Vivian L. Smith Foundation
Nina and Michael Zilkha



Garden Club of Houston



Cockrell Family Foundation
The Crain Foundation
Wendy and Mavis Kelsey, Jr.
M.D. Anderson Foundation
River Oaks Garden Club
Sterling-Turner Foundation
West Endowment



Jennifer T. Arnold
Dickson-Allen Foundation
Eastern West Virginia Community Geri Wissinger Fund
Cece and Mack Fowler
Houck Foundation
Nancy Japhet
Knobloch Foundation
Nancy and Clive Runnells Foundation
Sydnor and Olga Oden Foundation
Anne and Taft Symonds
Way Family Foundation



Barbara Bushong
John D. and Allie Lea Orton Foundation


For information on how to give, please contact the Advancement Director.

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