Community Family Centers Receives $325,000 Grant from Houston Endowment


Courtney Smith, Development Coordinator



Community Family Centers Receives $325,000 Grant from

Houston Endowment

Community Family Centers – Centros Familiares de la Comunidad (CFC) announced today that Houston Endowment awarded CFC a $325,000 grant as an organization supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. This grant will improve the physical infrastructure and provide IT upgrades for CFC to help us better serve our clients.

President and CEO Maritza Guerrero, upon learning of support from Houston Endowment, stated: “We are so grateful for the generosity of Houston Endowment and their commitment to organizations like Community Family Centers.”

“We are proud to recognize organizations driving social justice and racial equity across arts, culture, history, civic engagement, and education,” said Ann Stern, president and CEO of Houston Endowment.

Since 1937, Houston Endowment has been rooted in the success of Greater Houston. Houston Endowment is a perpetual, place-based, private foundation that exists to serve the people of Greater Houston. We are inspired by the legacy of our founders, Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones, and moved by the pressing needs of our community today. We work with our fellow Houstonians to bring together the right expertise with the right funding and the right leadership to create meaningful change and expand opportunity for all. With anticipated funding of more than $1 billion over the next 10 years, we promise to stay in step with the needs of our ever-evolving, ever-rising city.

Community Family Centers (CFC) was started 50 years ago by a small group of concerned citizens who understood the great need for social services in their neighborhood. Throughout our time in Houston’s East End, CFC has grown and transformed into an organization that focuses on ending cycles of generational poverty by providing educational resources and basic need services.