Support Texas for Years to Come
By establishing a new endowment with the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission (FTHC) or contributing to an existing endowment, you provide permanent and long-term support to preservation projects and programs throughout the state of Texas. As responsible stewards of your gift, we invest the funds and use annual distributions to support your project, program, or site of choice.Support one of our endowments
The Matthew Honer and Larutha Odom Clay Preservation Scholars Endowment
This endowment was established to support the participation of students from Prairie View A&M University in our Preservation Scholars Program.Learn More
The Bob and Kathleen Gilmore Fund for Spanish and French Colonial Archeology
Created by Dr. Kathleen Kirk Gilmore, this endowment funds grants for Spanish and French Colonial archival and archeological research projects.Learn More
The Texas Heroes Endowment
This endowment, established by the Board of Trustees of the FTHC, supports education programs at the Texas Historical Commission.
The FTHC Preservation Scholars Endowment
This endowment supports our Preservation Scholars Program—a program that increases the diversity in the telling of Texas’s historical narrative by placing students from underrepresented ethnic or cultural backgrounds in a 10-week paid internship. This endowment pays for these student’s stipends.