Scholarship Society

You can help underwrite all academic costs (including teacher salaries plus benefits and classrooms supplies) for Small Steps students. Your donation will be used to educate Houston’s youngest and most at-risk children.


Individuals, families, and groups can underwrite the cost of a student’s education at the below levels. Donors may sponsor one or more students or an entire classroom of 14 students.

$600—Sponsor a child for 1 month

Sponsors will receive:

  • Recognition on website
  • Invitations to school events
  • Annual update of students’ successes

$1,800—Sponsor a child for 3 months

Sponsors will receive:

  • Above plus customized student thank you

$3,600—Sponsor a child for 6 months

Sponsors will receive:

  • Above plus special photo of Small Steps students

$7,200—Sponsor a child for 1 year

Sponsors will receive:

  • Above plus school tour for you and up to 4 guests
  • Special thank-you gift featuring the children

*Sponsors of 5 or more children receive additional benefits


Sponsor a Student

2017-2018 Scholarship Society

A big thank you to all of our Scholarship Society members!


Greg Armstrong
The William Stamps Farish Fund
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Latin Women’s Initiative
Judy Tate in appreciation of Merritt Marinelli and Jennifer LaPorte

$3,600 – $7,199

David Baggett

$1,800 – $3,599

Robyn Canterbury
Jeff Rawson
Alan Smith
Cynthia Taylor

$600 – $1,799

Alliance Bernstein Matching Gift Program
The Bookout Family Foundation
Marc Boom
Kelly Butler
Jay Chernosky
Marina Christensen
Brooks C. Despot
EnCap Investments L.P.
Brad Fisher
Herman Flinder
Patrick Gimlett
Stephen Goldfarb
Audrey Gow
Jonathan Gregory
Phil Kramer
Danielle Magdol
Jim McBride
John Millar
Laura Robertson
Scott Schroeder
Jerry Smith
John Stilwell
Donald Warmington
The Laura and William M. Wheless IV Fund
Julia Williams