Current Causes That Enhance Our Mission

You can be a part of this mission when you volunteer your time or help fund any of the causes we currently have chosen. All of our causes strive to have students become a person of strong ethical character worthy of righteous individuals. Knowing right from wrong and taking responsibility for their decisions becomes the path to a better world.

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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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