A Tree Grows in Galveston: the Expanding Legacy of the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

The major donor legacy issue for the Kempner family is geography. While Galveston is the ancestral homeland for the Kempners, many of the younger family members are no longer interested in or living in Galveston. And while nothing in the Fund’s bylaws explicitly states that it must fund in Galveston, the foundation clearly has had a Galveston-centered mantra. This profile from ‘Living the Legacy’ explores the implications of these and other issues on this fascinating Texan family.

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