History & Mission


Who we are…

The Andrews Foundation was founded and endowed in 1986 as a family foundation by Richard and Judith Andrews. The Andrews Foundation is  dedicated to helping people and communities help themselves. We emphasize our support of organizations that help low-income people take control of their lives and  permanently escape poverty.


Who we support…

Focusing on philanthropic support and development in the following areas: 

  • Child and Family Welfare

  • Education

  • International/Domestic Poverty Focused Development

  • Physical and Mental Health

  • Religious and Spiritual Development

  • Disaster Relief

    *The Andrews Foundation provides grants to 501 c3 Organizations only.



Generally, the foundation does not provide grants to support:

  • Individuals

  • Food banks or Assistance Ministries Emergency Assistance outside of the Houston area

  • Lobbying of any kind

  • Endowments

  • Visual & Performing Arts