Whether the health of our climate, air and water, the guarantee of reproductive rights, or our interdependent relationship with the natural world, the Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation supports those working boldly toward a healthy, harmonious world for people and nature.

Houston Lags Peer Cities in Park Funding

A new report from the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, commissioned by the Jacob and Terese Hershey Foundation, the Kinder Foundation and the Cullen Foundation, finds that Houston falls far behind other major cities in funding its community parks. Download the report to learn how the city funds its greenspaces and how most Houstonians would be willing to pay more to improve and maintain parks, and read an op-ed co-authored by our CEO on strategies to boost local park funding.

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