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Laura and John Arnold Foundation


Last profile update: 11/30/2017
Last grant data update: 11/08/2017

At A Glance

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

2800 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 225

Houston, TX United States 77056-8809

Telephone: (713) 554-1349


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 2008 in TX - Founded by John D. and Laura Arnold. Laura Arnold is an attorney and a former oil company executive. John Arnold founded Centaurus Advisors, a hedge fund specializing in energy products. John and Laura Arnold have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's core objective is to produce substantial, widespread and lasting reforms that will maximize opportunities and minimize injustice in our society. To do this, the foundation identifies challenges and address their root causes through innovative, multi-disciplinary solutions. The foundation aims to foster a culture in which individuals have the best chance to succeed and prosper, while encouraging a sense of responsibility, compassion and reinvestment toward their communities and society as a whole. .