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Herzog Foundation Celebrates School Choice Week Following Landmark Year for Education Freedom

Smithville, MO (January 25, 2022) – The Herzog Foundation will join Christian schools, parents and students across the nation to celebrate the twelfth annual National School Choice Week (NSCW) from… Read More

From Dependence to Resilience: How Philanthropies Can Better Support Private Schools

This report originally appeared on AEI’s New Conservative Education Agenda. By Todd Graves & Darrell JonesJanuary 12, 2022 Key Points The current popularity of private schools cannot… Read More

A Year in Review: The Herzog Foundation’s First Year Accomplishments

Smithville, MO (December 15, 2021) – The Herzog Foundation released a report today to mark the first year since its inception in December 2020. Prominent Missouri businessman Stanley “Stan” Herzog… Read More

Herzog Foundation hosts ‘Donor Development Bootcamp’ in Dallas at maximum capacity, first of many training events for the foundation

Smithville, MO (November 18, 2021) – Forty seats was the cap for the Stanley M. Herzog Foundation’s first training event this week—two-and-a-half days designed to help Christian school leaders and… Read More

President Darrell Jones Joins the Chris Stigall Show

Smithville, MO (October 21, 2021) – Herzog Foundation President Darrell Jones appeared today on “The Chris Stigall Show” to discuss the advancement of quality Christ-centered K-12 education. During the 20-minute… Read More

Herzog Foundation Announces Donor Development Bootcamps for Christian Schools in Texas and Missouri

Smithville, MO (October 6, 2021) – The Herzog Foundation announced today two new training opportunities to take place later this year in Dallas, Texas and Kansas City, Missouri. These Donor… Read More

Senator Ted Cruz Authors Piece for Herzog Foundation’s The Lion Exposing Critical Race Theory

Smithville, MO (September 30, 2021) – The Herzog Foundation released today an opinion piece authored by Senator Ted Cruz exclusively for The Lion. In the piece, Cruz exposes Critical… Read More

Herzog Foundation Files Amicus Brief at the Supreme Court in Carson v. Makin Case

Smithville, MO (September 13, 2021) – On Friday, The Stanley M. Herzog Charitable Foundation filed a brief of amici curiae on behalf of the petitioners in a case before… Read More

Christian Schools Vastly Outperforming Public Schools During COVID-19, According to New Survey of Parents

This Op-Ed originally appeared on RealClearEducation. By Todd GravesAugust 27, 2021 Among last year’s other lessons, none may be more important than this: Our taxpayer-funded education establishment cares more… Read More

Herzog Foundation Launches Effort to Connect Families with Christian Schools

Smithville, MO (August 11, 2021) – The Herzog Foundation has launched a radio and digital advertising  effort in the Kansas City region designed to connect families with local Christian schools. During… Read More

Herzog Foundation Launches $10,000 Christian Ministry Fund

Smithville, MO (August 5, 2021) – The Herzog Foundation is announcing a new Christian Ministry Fund to provide relief to Christian ministers or mentors who are facing economic hardship. The… Read More

Herzog Foundation Launches New Publication: ‘The Lion’

We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new publication: The Lion. The Lion is the latest project from the Herzog Foundation. Read More

Herzog Foundation Announces More Than $2.7 Million in Grants to Six Christian Schools

The Herzog Foundation is proud to announce $2,758,000 in grants to propel the growth and increase enrollment in six Christian schools in Missouri, Kansas, and Tennessee. Read More

Herzog Foundation Announces Matching Scholarship Donation to St. Paul Lutheran School

The Herzog Foundation is proud to announce a $25,000 matching donation to the St. Paul Lutheran School’s scholarship fund, to further Christ-centered education of students in St. Joseph, Missouri. Read More

Herzog Foundation Formed to Advance Christian Education

Prominent Missouri businessman Stanley Herzog gave a simple directive before he passed away in 2019: advance Christian education. Now, the Stanley M. Herzog Foundation is doing just that. The Herzog Foundation will support the advancement and acceleration of non-denominational Christian education through a several-hundred-million-dollar endowment. Read More

Graves will lead new Stanley M. Herzog Foundation in Smithville

Stan Herzog, former chairman and CEO of Herzog Contracting Corp. in St. Joseph, amassed a fortune in the rail and heavy highway construction industry and bequeathed hundreds of millions of dollars for a new charitable foundation dedicated to increasing the quality and availability of Christian education. Read More