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Planned Giving


The THF board administers endowments that provide funding for grant projects ranging from legal preservation to archeology.

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Memorials + Tributes

Honor the true Texans in your life by making a gift that becomes a lasting testimonial. All memorial and honor tributes are recognized in Texas HERITAGE magazine so that your loved one is remembered in perpetuity.

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Corporate Sponsorship + Employee Matching

Businesses can provide in-kind services, sponsorships, and financial support for administrative or preservation projects. In addition, many employers multiply donations made by their workers; check with the Human Resources group to find out whether your company participates in a matching program.

Estate Giving

As generations pass, fewer schools teach Texas history, and old buildings are demolished, the state’s past is being lost. If you want future generations to understand what it means to say, “I am a Texan too,” then consider a planned gift to the Texas Historical Foundation.

  • As a member of Randalls “Good Neighbor” program, THF receives a percentage of sales made by shoppers who have linked their Randalls card to the Foundation (number 5148). Funds received are reinvested in state preservation projects.

  • GoodSearch is a search engine powered by Yahoo! Register at, and click the blue "Join Now" button in the top right hand corner. Next, enroll with an email address or Facebook account, and click "sign me up!" Finally, enter “Texas Historical Foundation” in the search bar, and choose THF from the list. For each web search using Goodsearch _________

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