Collective Impact

Collective Impact


Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund is a private family foundation that focuses on projects that uses resources creatively to improve the quality of life, primarily within the greater Galveston area.


Galveston Roundtable of Foundations

The Kempner Fund is a participating member of the Galveston Roundtable of Foundations, a coalition of philanthropic foundation trustees and staff that was founded more than 20 years ago to share information on community needs and opportunities, share educational opportunities, and from time to time, engage collectively for the benefit of Galveston.

Galveston County Recovery Fund

The Galveston County Recovery Fund is committed to strategically deploying private philanthropy to assist in recovery efforts for the people who call Galveston County home.

The Galveston County Recovery Fund was reactivated on Friday, September 1, 2017 in response to Hurricane Harvey. United Way of Galveston serves as the fiscal agent and fund administrator of the Recovery Fund. Please Click Here to learn more about the coordinated recovery efforts that are being deployed in Galveston County and what you can do to help.

Galveston 2039 Community Visioning Project

Driven by members of the Galveston Roundtable of Partnerships and a community Stakeholder Committee and in partnership with city and community leadership, Galveston 2039 is a community-wide visioning project that will identify the larger and enduring vision for Galveston as the city nears the dawning of her 3rd century.

This process will engage the diversity of Galveston’s community, across sectors and connections, to identify and analyze trends, core Galveston values, and Galveston’s vision statement. Through this first-ever endeavor, Galveston and all its stakeholders can listen to the voices of Galveston, plan for the future, and most importantly, chart and activate a path forward for generations to come.