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Houston Tomorrow is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all the people of the Houston region. We were founded in 1998 by David Crossley to explore urban issues and to inform the discussion of growth in the Houston region. Originally called the Gulf Coast Institute, we changed our name several years ago to make it clear that we are a think tank, an advocacy partner, and a convening agency working to build toward our vision of a healthier, happier, more prosperous Houston region.

Improve the quality of life of all the people of the Houston region.

In 2036, on its 200th birthday, the Houston region will be home to the healthiest, happiest, most prosperous people in the United States.

It’s an ambitious vision, but the Houston region is an ambitious place.
Houston Tomorrow needs your help to make this vision come true.

- We need to create safe, walkable neighborhoods.
- We need to enhance and protect our communities.
- We need clean air and water.
- We need a dependable food supply.
- We need greenspace and parks near our homes.
- We need better transportation choices.

Houston Tomorrow is investing in all of that and more, every day.

“I know of no other organization in this city that has played a more helpful and constructive role in stimulating new ideas about how to ensure Houston’s continued success.”
    -Stephen Klineberg, Ph.D., Rice University Department of Sociology

IRS Form 990 - Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax
2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 (pdf)

IRS letter declaring Houston Tomorrow’s 501(c)(3) Status
November 2008 (pdf)

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