Friends of Kinder Institute are individuals, corporations and other institutions which offer general support, participate in the annual luncheon and invest in specific areas of the Kinder Institute’s mission.

Current as of September 30, 2019.

Includes gifts made through family foundations, donor-advised funds or other organizations
* Denotes multi-year commitments to the Kinder Institute

Benefactor's Circle

  • Nancy and Rich Kinder‡*
  • Laura and Tom Bacon*

Founder’s Circle  

  • Reinnette and Stan Marek‡*

Chairman’s Circle 

  • Kathryn and Hank Coleman*
  • Sarah and Doug Foshee 
  • Sis and Hasty Johnson
  • Franci Neely
  • Becky and Ralph S. O'Connor*

Visionary Circle  

  • Anne Chao, Ph.D. and Albert Chao
  • Patti and Richard Everett
  • Tracy and Ken Janda*
  • Jill and Dunham Jewett 
  • Phuong and George Levan
  • Will Mathis
  • Katie and Patrick Oxford
  • Susan and Fayez Sarofim
  • Aliyya and Herman Stude
  • Phoebe and Bobby Tudor
  • WPO Forum VI

Leadership Circle  

  • Joan and Stanford Alexander
  • Claire and Eric Anyah
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • BakerRipley
  • Bechtel
  • John Bradshaw Jr.
  • Cadence Bank
  • Camden
  • CKP
  • Molly and James Crownover
  • Deloitte
  • Brenda and John H. Duncan
  • Jenny Elkins
  • First Presbyterian Church of Houston
  • Bill Fulton
  • Houston Association of Realtors
  • JPMorgan Chase & Company
  • KPRC Channel 2
  • Legacy Community Health
  • Lionstone Investments
  • Moez and Sultana Mangalji
  • Shannon Margolis
  • Midway
  • North Houston District
  • Port Houston
  • Joy and Paul Posoli
  • Jeri and Marc Shapiro
  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Medical Center
  • Trammell Crow Company
  • Uptown Houston Management District
  • UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Womble Bond Dickinson

Legacy Circle

  • Allegiance Bank
  • Nancy C. Allen
  • Amegy Bank
  • The Black Sheep Agency
  • Comcast
  • Comerica bank
  • Community Health Choice
  • The Episcopal Diocese of Texas
  • Gayle and Bob Eury
  • Frost Bank
  • Jo and Jim Furr
  • Elizabeth and Will Galtney
  • Gensler
  • Greater East End Management District
  • Greater Houston Community Foundation
  • Harvey Builders
  • HFF
  • Houston Community College
  • Houston First Corporation 
  • Houston Methodist 
  • JLL
  • Marianne and Rob Jones
  • KHOU
  • Carolyn and Matt Khourie
  • Kirksey Architecture
  • Carla Knobloch
  • Mary Julia and Don Macune
  • McCarthy Building Companies
  • Ginni and Richard Mothoff
  • Patti and Michael Morgan
  • Neighbors in Action
  • Neuhaus Education Center
  • PDR
  • Rice University Development and Alumni Relations
  • Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business 
  • Stewart Security Capital 
  • SWA Group
  • Theater District Houston
  • Transwestern
  • University of Houston-Downtown 
  • Univision
  • Urban Harvest
  • Walter P Moore
  • Weingarten Art Group
  • Andrea and Bill White
  • Lorraine and Ed Wulfe
  • Yes Prep Public Schools
  • YMCA of Greater Houston

Supporter’s Circle    

  • Dorothy and Mickey Ables
  • W.J. Alexander & Associates 
  • Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen
  • Asakura Robinson
  • Asian Pacific American Heritage Association
  • Beth Wolff Realtors 
  • Kelli and Eddy Blanton
  • Leslie and Jack Blanton
  • Central Houston, Inc. 
  • Gus Comiskey, Jr.
  • George W. Connelly, Jr.
  • Covenant Community Capital 
  • Susie and Sanford Criner
  • Susie and Joe Dilg
  • Anne and Charles W. Duncan
  • Nancy Dunlap
  • Cullen Geiselman, Ph.D.
  • Karen Ostrum George and Larry George
  • Lance Gilliam
  • The Gillman Automotive Group
  • Clare Glassell
  • Sandy Godfrey
  • Kathy and Marty Goossen
  • Debra and Mark Gregg
  • Barbara and W.M Harris
  • Margaret and Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D.
  • Carole and K. Terry Koonce
  • Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
  • Ann Lents and J. David Heaney
  • Masterword Services
  • The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation
  • Trini Mendenhall
  • Mosaic Advisors
  • New Hope Housing
  • Marilyn Oshman
  • Page
  • Joseph Pitchford 
  • Cassye Cook Provost
  • Rice Design Alliance
  • Rice Management Company
  • Beth Robertson
  • Regina Rogers
  • Cathryn and Doug Selman
  • Barrett Sides
  • Barbara and Louis Sklar
  • St. Agnes Academy
  • Texas Southern University
  • Traffic Engineers
  • Wulfe & Co.
  • Kelley and Donald Young
  • Nina and Michael Zilkha