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Partner With Us In Preservation


For nearly 150 years, Glenwood has served as the final resting place for many of Houston’s most notable historical figures among others, a historic landmark, and a place of interest for the public. In 1999, the Glenwood Cemetery Historic Preservation Foundation (GCHPF) was established to preserve and enhance the beauty and historical integrity of Glenwood Cemetery, and continues to do so.

We invite you to join with us in pursuit of this vision.


Giving in 2020: The CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is a $2.2 trillion stimulus plan passed in March of 2020, which contains enhanced charitable giving incentives. Below are a few key provisions if you are interested in supporting Glenwood during these unprecedented times.

– Individual taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions will be eligible to claim up to $300 in charitable contributions as a deduction.

– The charitable deduction limit was raised from 60% of adjusted gross income (AGI) to 100%, making cash contributions fully deductible for individuals who itemize. Any excess may be carried over for 5 years. This does not include contributions to donor advised funds or supporting organizations.

Visit the Association of Fundraising Professional's The CARES Act: Charitable Giving Incentives for additional information.

Please note, this information is not intended as legal advice and you should consult with a tax or financial advisor.

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How the Funds are Used

You may designate your gift to the Foundation for one of Glenwood’s projects or programs, or you may make an unrestricted donation to be applied where the need is greatest. Whatever your choice, you can be assured your gift will help the Foundation achieve its goal of preserving and protecting Glenwood Cemetery.

Your Donation is Tax Deductible

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your gift will be tax deductible to the extent permitted by law, and you will receive a written acknowledgment of your donation from the Foundation. For further information regarding tax deductibility, you should contact your tax advisor

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