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Laura and John Arnold Foundation


Last profile update: 04/15/2018
Last grant data update: 06/08/2018

At A Glance

Laura and John Arnold Foundation

1717 West Loop S., Ste. 1800

Houston, TX United States 77027-3048


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business






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. .