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From Houston hooperstar Charles Barkley to a passel of preppie Dallasites, The mantra of last year’s top philanthropists was: Be true to your school.
What do Tom Hicks, Jerry Jones, and Charles Barkley have in common? They’re all good sports — and they were three of Texas’ top philanthropists last year.
The three largest philanthropic gifts made by Texas corporations in the fourth quarter of 1999.
The three largest philanthropic gifts made by Texas corporations in the second quarter of 1999.
• EXXON, IRVING, $4.45 MILLION More than $3.4 million in unrestricted gifts to 69 Texas colleges and universities, including Abilene Christian University, Rice University, in Houston, Trinity University, in San Antonio, and the University of Texas at Austin. The gifts were made under the Exxon Education Foundation’s matching gift program, which provides a three-to-one match […]
The three largest philanthropic gifts made by Texas corporations in the first quarter of 1999.
The three largest philanthropic gifts made by Texas corporations in the last quarter of 1998.
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Make that around $275 million. A roundup of last year’s top Texas philanthropists, from Tex and Buzz to Manny and Heavy Cat.
Or more precisely, $369.35 million; that’s how much the most generous Texans have given away since June 1995. Presenting our tally of the state’s top philanthropists: who gives, TO WHOM, and why.
From the Altshulers to the Zales, the state’s top philanthropists support a range of causes but have at least one thing in common: their selflessness.