Who We Are
The Houston Junior Forum is a nonprofit women’s organization committed to providing charitable service for children, youth, women, and senior adults in the greater Houston area.
HJF members volunteer their time at various service sites for non-profit organizations that meet our mission of service for children, youth, women, and seniors adults. Volunteers provide a variety of services such as preparing and delivering meals, helping children learn to read, hosting events for seniors, helping women secure gainful employment, and distributing school supplies for underprivileged families.
We also support our service sites and other non-profit organizations through targeted financial support via our Community Grants program.
Equally important is our financial and mentoring support of students striving for post-high school education via our College Scholarship program.
Who We Serve
HJF has given well over 1 million hours of community service during its 75 year history to organizations such as Christian Community Service Center (CCSC), Gracewood, Harrison’s Heroes, HJF Resale Shop, Houston Food Bank, Interfaith Ministries, Meals on Wheels, Kids’ Meals, Literacy Now, The Nehemiah Center, See to Succeed, Third Age Learning Center (TALC), and Undies for Everyone.
HJF College Scholarship Program
To date, the Houston Junior Forum College Scholarship Program has funded over 300 multi-year scholarships valued at over $2,000,000 to students who originally attended the HJF Community House.
Beginning with the College Scholarships granted for the 2024-2025 academic year, the College Scholarship program has expanded to include applicants from the Nehemiah Center and Spring Spirit. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
HJF Community Grants Program
Established in 2010, Houston Junior Forum’s Community Grants Program provides grant funding to organizations that share a common philanthropic vision for assistance to the Houston community. in excess of $1,000,000 has been granted to nonprofit organizations that are focused on services to children, youth, women, and senior adults. Contact us at email@example.com to request an application.
How We Serve
Resale Shop Program
HJF Endowment Fund
About Junior Forum Inc.
The mission of Junior Forum Incorporated (“JFI”) is to support member chapters across Texas in achieving their goals and to promote the growth of the organization. Each of the seven chapters is a non-profit woman’s service organization providing thousands of volunteer hours and millions in financial assistance in service of their communities.
The Houston Junior Forum founded JFI and proudly serves as a member of the organization.
- The JFI chapters meet semi-annually in a member city to share ideas for fundraising, volunteering and enjoy friendly relationships.