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Moody Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant to Presidential Leadership Scholars

Second Major Gift Since the Program’s Inception
The Moody Foundation has made its second $5 million grant to the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program. PLS serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders brought together to collaborate and make a difference in the world.   Read Article →

Moody Foundation Awards $250,000 to Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group

Funds will support continued Hurricane Harvey Recovery in Galveston County
TEXAS CITY, Texas (Jan. 14, 2019) - The Moody Foundation awarded $250,000 to support the Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group (GCLTRG) through the Mainland Children’s Partnership. The grant funds labor to repair homes on the GCLTRG’s waiting list when volunteer help is unavailable.   Read Article →

Moody Foundation Recognized with TTIA Heritage Award for Contributions to Texas Travel Industry

AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 15, 2018) – In honor of 75 years of supporting travel and tourism in communities across Texas, the Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA) presented its 2018 Heritage Award to the Moody Foundation on Sept. 26 during TTIA’s 33rd Annual Texas Travel Summit in Galveston.   Read Article →

Moody Foundation Announces Third Round of ‘Generation Moody’ Grants with $6,115,000 Investment

Grants Focus on Educational Achievement for Galveston Youth
GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2018) – The Moody Foundation announced today its third round of Generation Moody education grants with a $6,115,000 commitment to three grant recipients, all focused on helping Galveston students access career-readiness programs.   Read Article →

Moody Foundation Awards Grant Benefiting Santa Fe High School Victims, Families and Local First Responders

$250,000 Grant to Improve Security and Safety Measures
GALVESTON, Texas (July 31, 2018) – In response to the May 18 shooting tragedy at Santa Fe High School, the Moody Foundation has granted $250,000 to provide financial support to victims and their families, augment Santa Fe ISD security measures to make classrooms a safer place and purchase updated equipment for Galveston County first responders.   Read Article →


Moody Foundation Invests $50 Million in UT Austin College of Communication

Ross Moody explains the Moody Foundation’s commitment to education.

Klyde Warren Park enhanced by Moody Foundation

Moody Plaza will create a gathering place at Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas

The Moody Chandelier celebrates the arts

The Moody Foundation Chandelier ascends before every performance at the Winspear Opera House

AT&T Performing Arts Center names chandelier for the Moody

The Performing Arts Center recognized major support by christening the Winspear Opera House’s chandelier the Moody Foundation Chandelier

Rice University Builds on Moody Foundation Grant

A $20 million grant will establish a new Center for the Arts on Rice University’s campus.

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