Texas Pride Impact Funds

Texas Pride Impact Funds acts as a catalyst for generosity, connecting people who have the resources and the desire to make a diffŒerence with the organizations that have the expertise to address a variety of challenges. We bring together a wide range of community stakeholders intent on creating positive change for the LGBTQ+ communities of Texas.

Pride Donors

  • Steve Atkinson & Ted Kincaid*
  • Elizabeth Babin & Jeff Carlson*
  • Rawle Biffnah*
  • Kyra K. Blankenship, PC
  • Ann Caldwell
  • Jeff Chapman
  • Bruce Chemel*
  • The Clements Group at Morgan Stanley*
  • Julie Coffman*
  • Cece Cox & Shelly Skeen*
  • Rick Dickson & Luis Morales Lopez*
  • Charlene Dique*
  • Doug Dorey & Bob Goldberg
  • Randall Gentry*
  • Brenda Haney & Meegan Honeyman
  • Eric Johnson & Dr. Mark Parker*
  • Michael Kaufman & Durward Watson*
  • Chris Kouvelis, Jr.*
  • Wendy Krispin

*    First Hundred Funder recognition

Pride Donors

  • Gabriel Leon
  • Mitzi Lemons & Dr. Sarah Hardy
  • Thom Maciula & C. Fish Greenfield
  • Charles Marlett*
  • John Masselli and Archie Pitsilides
  • Michael McAdams & Eric Paulsen
  • Alfredo Olvera
  • Jay Oppenheimer and Todd King*
  • Paul Pare and Edwin Pinto
  • Carlo Ramirez & Marco del Val
  • Carolyn Roney*
  • Wally Ropchan
  • Cathi Scalise & Denise Costello*
  • David Thompson*
  • Keith & Susan Webster*
  • Rev. Roger W. Wedell, Ph.D.*
  • Kay Wilkinson*
  • Peter Zielke*
  • Jeff Zimmerman*

Major Donors

  • Scott Boyette*
  • Stephen Elison & Richard Brown*
  • Jay Galea & Kirsten Cook
  • Vance Louis Hines*
  • Bryan Hlavinka & David J. Theisen*
  • Linda G. Moore & Laurie Foley*
  • Connie Moorer & Wendy Lopez
  • Judy Sherman & Cindy Vinzant*
  • Vicki L. Smith*
  • Michael Veale*

Lead, Visionary & Impact Donors

  • David W. Carlson & Steve Smith*
  • Michael & Julie Fox*
  • Ron Guillard & Bill Brosius*
  • The Gregory E. Grosh Charitable Remainder Trust*
  • Greg Hawthorne*
  • Richard Holt & Mark McMasters*
  • Jessica A. Sheridan & Sallye A. Wilton*

Legacy Society Members

These individuals and families have included Texas Pride Impact Funds and the agencies we serve in their estate plan or will. Because of their generosity, Texas Pride Impact Funds is positioned to make a considerable future impact on LGBTQ+ causes and concerns.

  • David W. Carlson
  • Ron Guillard & Bill Brosius
  • Judy Sherman & Cindy Vinzant
  • Steve Smith
  • Michael Veale
  • Shelly Skeen & Cece Cox

Pacesetter Sponsors

Special Recognition

Rainbow Donors

Our Rainbow Donor program recognizes donors at various levels beginning at 12 months of sustained monthly support.

  • Jesse Garcia, 36 months

First Hundred Funders

The following individuals, families and organizations have been instrumental in launching Texas Pride Impact Funds as the LGBTQ+ community foundation of Texas. Through their support of TPIF’s first fundraising campaign, “First Hundred Funders," we began our annual Community Grants Program and have been able to respond with Emergency Funds.

Major, Lead, Visionary & Impact Level Donors

  • Funders for LGBTQ Issues
  • David W. Carlson & Steve Smith
  • Ron Guillard & Bill Brosius
  • The Gregory E. Grosh Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Michael & Julie Fox
  • Sandy & Bob Anderson
  • Scott Boyette
  • Vance Louis Hines
  • Bryan Hlavinka & David J. Theisen
  • Richard Holt & Mark McMasters
  • Ken Sullivan & Tom James

First Hundred Funders

  • Eric Alva & Danny Ingram
  • Jay Andrew & Parker Witt
  • Steve Atkinson & Ted Kincaid
  • Elizabeth Babin & Jeffrey Carlson
  • Eric Batten
  • Taryn Beaudoin
  • Dr. Ruth Berggren & Dr. Tyler Curiel
  • Rawle Biffnah
  • Renee Block
  • Chree Boydstun
  • Carole Braden
  • Bob Burress & Tom Seymour

First Hundred Funders

  • Deiadra Burns & Amanda Minkler
  • Katy Caldwell
  • Tripp Carter
  • Bruce Chemel
  • The Clements Group at Morgan Stanley
  • Nora & Mark Cloud
  • Julie Coffman
  • Serena & Tom Connelly
  • Cece Cox & Shelly Skeen
  • James & Alex Deets
  • Rick Dickson & Luis Morales Lopez
  • Charlene Dique
  • Maddy Dwertman & Lacretia Gibson
  • Stephen Elison & Richard Brown
  • Robert Emery
  • Jaime Estes
  • Patricia & Kenneth Eubanks
  • Exigo Office Inc.
  • Ky Fiser
  • Rafiq Salleh-Flowers & Cannon Flowers
  • Laura B. Freeman & Allison Thigpen
  • Michael Freeman
  • Robert Gallegos
  • Brett Gray & Kindred Roach
  • Randall Gentry

First Hundred Funders

  • Stephen Gilhooly
  • Bill Goodman
  • Greg Hawthorne
  • Mike Holloman
  • James Holobaugh
  • Shay Hoppe
  • Carol Carnes Johnson
  • Eric Johnson & Dr. Mark Parker
  • Julie Johnson & Susan Moster
  • Mikey Johnson & Chad Miller
  • Michael Kaufman & Durward Watson
  • Shelley Kennedy & Debra Denny
  • Tim Kollatschny & Stephen Goldberg
  • Mark Kosiava
  • Chris Kouvelis, Jr.
  • David LaDuke & Gary Hammett
  • Kevin Laudadio & Curtis Chastain
  • Mercedes Leal & Tammi Wallace
  • Jani C. Lopez
  • Lisa Madry
  • Charles Marlett
  • Deborah McMurray & Glen Davison
  • Linda G. Moore & Laurie Foley
  • H. Joe Nelson, III

First Hundred Funders

  • Mark Niermann & Enrique MacGregor
  • Jimmy O'Reilly & Steven Pounders
  • Jay W. Oppenheimer
  • Hon. Annise D. Parker
  • Roger J. Poindexter, Jr.
  • Kathleen Post & Margaret Rodriquez
  • Jason Reed & Mike Ahart
  • Barry Ringland
  • Carolyn Roney
  • Steve & Lisa Rudner
  • Cathi Scalise & Denise Costello
  • Paul E. Scott & Scott Simons
  • Jessica A. Sheridan & Sallye A. Wilton
  • Judy Sherman & Cindy Vinzant
  • Vicki Smith
  • David Thompson
  • Travis Torrence & Heath LaPray
  • Gregg Uriegas & Shawn Guan
  • Michael Veale
  • Roberta Villaverde & Melissa Kohn
  • Steven Wagner
  • Keith & Susan Webster
  • Rev. Roger W. Wedell, Ph.D.
  • Richard Werner & Tony Bravo
  • Kay Wilkinson
  • Jeff Zimmerman
  • Brit Zindel