Many Thanks to Our Generous Supporters!

Annunziato Family Foundation

Betty Joe Bennett

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

The Brown Foundation


Cathy and Joseph Cleary

City of Houston


Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word

Cullen Foundation

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Ed Rachal Foundation

Elkins Foundation

ExxonMobil Corporation


H-E-B Tournament of Champions

Houston Community College

Houston Endowment

Linsay and Jeremy Radcliffe

John P. McGovern Foundation

Marathon Oil Corporation

The McGraw-Hill Companies

The Simmons Foundation

Vivian L. Smith Foundation

Wells Fargo

Albert & Ethel Herzstein Foundation

American Bible Society  

Bank of America

George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation

Mr. Harrison Williams

The Gilder Foundation

The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation

Salient Partners

Who We Are

Houston Center for Literacy,
a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is working to improve literacy rates by connecting literacy providers and resources to support adult learners.

Our Vision

HCL strives to create a literate, prepared workforce by building high capacity, effective and top performing literacy agencies and programs throughout the greater Houston area. This work is done through best practice and resource distribution, advocacy, and volunteer training and placement.