The Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston has acquired 3 acres of land in southwest Houston and is launching a capital campaign to fund its development.
The total budget for construction and endowment is 12.5 million dollars as follows:
The capital campaign for EGMH has reached $6.2 million for the building, design and construction. The EGMH Board of Trustees has committed $1.1 million and secured another $1.5 million in private donor commitments. $3 million for Community Development Project grant sponsored by Congressman Al Green is in the process of being awarded the Department of Housing and Development. The Houston Endowment Foundation recently awarded a capital grant of $500,000 and The Elkins Foundation awarded $100,000. A concerted fundraising campaign is underway through foundations, corporations and private donors to raise the remaining $6.3 million.