Supporting Houston's Literacy Providers Since 1984


Make a Contribution to HCL's Literacy Fund today!

Over the past three decades, our organization has worked toward building a stronger, more literate Houston by supporting our coalition membership, engaging the community and connecting learners with the education they need to succeed.  We can only continue to do this good work with your support, so today, we hope you will consider making a contribution to our Literacy Fund. GIVE HERE.


                                                  What your donation will do                                                


  • $30,000                   Educate 10 adult learners for five years.
  • $6,000                     Educate 10 adult learners for one year.
  • $600                        Educate 1 adult learner for one year.
  • $60                          Educate 1 adult learner for one month.


In-Kind Donations

Houston Center for Literacy is also grateful to receive any donation of resources, such as books, office equipment, classroom supplies, and computer equipment. These resources are distributed to member organizations of the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy and help to support literacy efforts throughout the Houston area. If you or your organization are interested in giving an in-kind donation, please email resources@houliteracy.org.

Please feel free to call 713-640-8230 with any questions regarding your donation, or email development@houliteracy.org.

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 Mission

In order to boost the economy of Houston, Houston Center for Literacy strengthens providers of adult education who, in turn, provide necessary skills for underemployed citizens to fulfill their potential and become economically self-sufficient.

Our Vision

We envision a city where every adult is equipped with the basic skills they need to qualify for jobs that will allow them to support their families and thrive as prosperous, independent, successful members of our society.