Since 1948

$1.38 Billion CHARITABLE
GRANTS & PROGRAMS
$69 Million GRANTS FOR
THE ENVIRONMENT
$197 Million GRANTS FOR
EDUCATION
$114 Million GRANTS FOR
MENTAL HEALTH
75 YEARS OF
SUPPORTING TEXANS

OUR MISSION

The Meadows Foundation exists to assist people and institutions of Texas improve the quality and circumstances of life for themselves and future generations.


Our Initiatives

Generating Change

Aligned with our mission to serve the people of Texas are five high-priority initiatives – postsecondary completion, educator preparation, water conservation, depression, and homelessness. These issues are complex and urgent, and require additional attention and concentrated effort. We connect intense study, evaluation, and learning with targeted investments to achieve measurable change for each of these vital issues.

POSTSECONDARY COMPLETION

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EDUCATOR PREPARATION

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WATER CONSERVATION

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DEPRESSION

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HOMELESSNESS

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GRANT APPLICATION INFORMATION

RESOURCES TO APPLY FOR FUNDING

How to Apply

Celebrating 75 Years

GIVING BACK FOREVER

Al and Virginia Meadows established The Meadows Foundation in 1948 as a resource to benefit and serve the people of their beloved Texas. They entrusted their vision to continuously improve the quality of life in our communities to future generations of their family. This meant not only to give, but to give well.

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MEADOWS UPDATES & NEWS

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Harmonizing People & Nature

Lady Bird Johnson created the Wildflower Center in 1982 as a research facility that would “uncover the secrets of wildflowers” and native plants. Since then, the Center′s purpose…

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Kids students using BiblioTech

The All-Digital Library

The library of the future is here, and it is called BiblioTech. Situated on the south side of San Antonio, Bexar County opened the first all-digital public library…

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Dr. Andrew Sansom from The Meadows Center for Water & the Environment at Texas State University

Our Critical Water Issues

Make no mistake about it. We are in a crisis here in Texas where water is concerned. Consider these facts: Our population is essentially going to double in…

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