The Hamill Gallery (Life in Stone exhibit) will be closed from November 13-20

Corporations & Foundations

In addition to gifts from individuals, the generosity of corporations and foundations is critical in helping the Museum in its efforts to further science education programming.

The Museum is grateful to the following corporate and foundation partners for their support during the 2017 calendar year. To find out more information about how your corporation and/or foundation can make a positive difference in your community through the Museum, please contact Cindy Geiser at or Katie Winston at

$1,000,000 +

  • Shell Oil Company*


  • Anonymous Donations
  • The Brown Foundation, Inc.*
  • Cheniere Energy**
  • City of Houston
  • The Cockrell Foundation**
  • The Cullen Foundation
  • The Hamill Foundation
  • John P. McGovern Foundation
  • The W.T. and Louise J. Moran Foundation
  • Patterson – UTI Energy, Inc.**
  • TOTAL**
  • Walter Oil & Gas Corporation**


  • Apache Corporation
  • Chevron
  • ConocoPhillips
  • ExxonMobil
  • Estate of Terese T. Hershey
  • Phillips 66


  • M.D. Anderson Foundation
  • Aramco
  • Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation
  • The Garden Club of Houston
  • The Gordon A. Cain Foundation
  • HMNS Guild
  • Insurance Alliance
  • Marathon Oil Corporation
  • Morian Foundation
  • The Newfield Foundation
  • Petersen Family Foundation
  • The Powell Foundation
  • PwC
  • Silver Eagle Distributors, Inc.
  • Vivian L. Smith Foundation
  • Sterling-Turner Foundation
  • T. L. L. Temple Foundation
  • Union Pacific Foundation


  • AAPG Foundation
  • The Tim and Debra Cejka Family Foundation
  • Cemo Foundation
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • CFP Foundation
  • City of Sugar Land
  • EnVen Energy Corp
  • The Favrot Fund
  • Fluor Cares – Golf for Greater Houston
  • The Fondren Foundation
  • Fort Bend Junior Service League
  • The George Foundation
  • George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
  • HEB Tournament of Champions
  • KHOU-TV, Inc.
  • Malone Media Group
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation
  • Palmer Foundation
  • Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation
  • Reisman Karron Greene LLP
  • Strake Foundation
  • Vinson & Elkins, L.L.P.

$5,000 – $9,999

  • The Fruehauf Foundation
  • William E. and Natoma Pyle Harvey Charitable Trust
  • Jacob & Terese Hershey Foundation
  • The Hildebrand Fund
  • Holthouse Foundation for Kids
  • Kinder Morgan Foundation
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • The Lindley Family Foundation
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • Porter and Hedges, LLP
  • The Post Oak School
  • Running Alliance Sport
  • Keith and Mattie Stevenson Foundation

* A portion of this gift was made to support the renovation of the Wiess Energy Hall.
** This gift was made to support the renovation of the Wiess Energy Hall.

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