EIN 82-0946654

Good Reason Houston

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Good Reason Houston partners with local schools to advance equitable access, accelerate district transformation, and increase student success.
Also known as...
Cradle To Career Houston
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Program areas at Good Reason Houston

Growing and Sustaining Great Schools partners with independent school districts and public charter school districts and schools to improve existing schools, support the introduction of new school models, and provide strategic consulting to district leadership teams with the aim of increasing the number of A&B schools in their districts. This includes transforming the quality of low-performing campuses through school improvement initiatives that support high-quality curriculum and instruction. Finally, Good Reason Houston also works to ensure that there are enough diverse, skilled teachers and principals positioned to transform the lower performing campuses in the Houston area.
Rallying Houstonians for Change advocates for families, community leaders and business leaders seeking to ensure family and community voices and needs are the center of all district and school improvements.

Grants made by Good Reason Houston

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
KIPP TexasGrow & Sustain Schools$150,000
Amigos Por Vida - Friends for LifeGrow & Sustain Schools$131,250
Rice UniversityGrow & Sustain Schools$125,000
...and 9 more grants made

Who funds Good Reason Houston

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Houston EndowmentGeneral Operating Support$5,000,000
Kinder FoundationSupport of Public Education in Houston$1,000,000
Cullen FoundationGood Reason Houston's Phase Ii$1,000,000
...and 30 more grants received totalling $10,438,148

Personnel at Good Reason Houston

Cary WrightChief Executive Officer$233,224
Ashley CashChief Operating Officer$231,599
Delicia JonesChief Strategy , Investment Officer / Chief Strategy and Investments Officer$231,838
Faria DhamaniChief Financial Officer$176,099
Veronica GarciaChief Policy Officer
...and 33 more key personnel

Financials for Good Reason Houston

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,043,742
Program services$565,631
Investment income and dividends$401,102
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,317
Net income from fundraising events$-138,293
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$14,870,865

Form 990s for Good Reason Houston

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-062024-02-16990View PDF
2022-062023-03-28990View PDF
2021-062022-03-02990View PDF
2021-062022-02-11990View PDF
2020-062021-04-12990View PDF
...and 3 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 20, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $660,000 from The Commit Partnership
January 26, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 17 new grant, including a grant for $5,000,000 from Houston Endowment
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $100,000 from The Lyons Foundation
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SchoolsEducational service providersCharities
Political advocacyLobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelManagement and technical assistanceCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
8 Greenway Plaza 900
Houston, TX 77046
Metro area
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
Harris County, TX
Website URL
(847) 431-5800
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B90: Educational Services
NAICS code, primary
611710: Educational Support Services
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