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The Simmons Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

The Simmons Foundation

109 N. Post Oak Ln., Ste. 220

Houston, TX United States 77024-7750

Telephone: (713) 268-8099


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $5,941,810

Total giving: $3,004,500






Established in 1993 in TX

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission is to invest in the community so lives can be improved by helping people help themselves. The foundation focuses its funding in one of 5 areas: health, education, civic/community, capacity building, and humans services. In each quarter the foundation pays particular attention to the following: advocacy, empowering vulnerable communities, prevention and intervention, and women and children. Scholarships are also made to relatives of current employees of Redstone Companies and its related entities .

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Women's services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $5,941,810 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,409,846

Expenditures: $3,476,162

Total giving: $3,004,500

Qualifying distributions: $3,446,605