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LANDMARK $100 MILLION GIFT TO SMU FROM MOODY FOUNDATION TO CREATE SEPARATE GRADUATE SCHOOL, FUEL SIGNIFICANT RESEARCH

A major step in serving the talent and research needs of a challenging world
Thanks to a landmark $100 million commitment from the Moody Foundation, SMU is launching the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. This is a transformational moment for SMU, signaling that the University has the means to attract and support research of the highest caliber, and the men and women who deliver it.

Moody Foundation Donates $130M to UT; New Arena to be Named Moody Center

The University of Texas at Austin’s new basketball arena and events center will be named Moody Center in honor of a $130 million grant to UT from the Moody Foundation.

Moody Foundation Awards $1.5 Million Grant to Comp-U-Dopt

Grant to provide technology access and education for underserved youth in Galveston
The Moody Foundation has awarded a $1.5 million grant to Comp-U-Dopt to provide computers to underserved youth in Galveston over the next five years.

Moody Foundation Welcomes New Regional Grants Officer

AUSTIN, Texas – July 30, 2019 – The Moody Foundation has hired Emily Greer as its new Central Texas regional grants officer. Greer’s hiring comes as the Foundation continues to expand its presence across the state, especially in Austin.

Moody Foundation Brings World-Class Green Spaces to Austin

Mayor Steve Adler proclaimed May 9 Moody Foundation Day for green spaces involvement
As an avid green spaces enthusiast and long-time Austinite, Ross Moody, trustee of the Moody Foundation and Chairman and CEO of Austin-based National Western Life Group, witnessed a pressing need in his beloved city for world-class green spaces.

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.

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