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The Peter Berkowitz Fellowship for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

15% Funded/$423,796 To Go
We honor Peter for his service to Texas and the Texas Holocaust & Genocide Commission as its first chairman of the commission and the extraordinary work he has accomplished in advancing the education of students,...
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Educator’s Grant Program

75% Funded/$2,500 To Go
The Friends of the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) offers grants, up to $1,000 each, to Texas educators and educational institutions for civic and social responsibility projects that help accomplish the THGC’s mission. These...
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College Board’s Advance Placement Curriculums for American, World, and European History

1% Funded/$34,600 To Go
The Friends have supported THGC’s efforts to have the College Boards include information about the Holocaust and genocide in their advancement placement (AP) curriculums for US History, World History and European History. Friend’s members along...
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Interactive Digital Book of Texas Veteran’s Testimonies from the Liberation Period

74% Funded/$38,856 To Go
As a part of the resources to illustrate the understanding of the Liberation Period of WWII, THGC will have an interactive digital book of the Texas Veteran’s testimonies of their experience when they entered concentration,...
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Personal Perspectives for Ethical Behavior

71% Funded/$45,000 To Go
A recent study revealed that 2 out of 3 college students chose to plagiarize, cheat on exams or use illicit material for course credit. This astonishing statistic has alarmed many educators and they were asking...
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Genocide Survivor Testimony Project

33% Funded/$26,666 To Go
THGC has awarded a contract to Baylor University, History Department, to digitally record the testimonies of survivors who live in Texas from the following genocides: Cambodian, Rwandan/Burudian, Darfur, and Bosnian. The testimonies will be digitally...
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Educator’s Genocide Online Module

22% Funded/$35,000 To Go
Teacher Workshop Modules THGC will continue to develop teacher modules to be placed on THGC’s or Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) Project Share’s website. The three remaining modules to be done are; genocide, bullying for elementary...
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2017 Student Video Contest

33% Funded/$10,000 To Go
Friends will continue and expand the annual student video contest in conjunction with observance of Genocide Awareness Month held each April. Other states have begun to use the Texas example to conduct their own student...
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2016/2017 Educator’s Grant Program

50% Funded/$5,000 To Go
Friends began the educator’s grant program in 2014 and expect to continue it for future school years. Teachers across Texas have produced amazing ideas for classroom participation in how each student can be responsible for...
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