News

Keep up to date on the latest news, events and publications from TMF.

This page is updated regularly to keep our partners in ministry informed about the TMF's services and special events. Stay up to date with these news resources.

TMF announce second round of grants from COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

TMF recently awarded $345,000 to 33 not-for-profits and churches providing assistance to people most brutalized by the economic, health, and education inequities exacerbated by the COVID pandemic.

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$100,000 Matching Gift Secured

Thanks to your outpouring of support, we have surpassed our matching gift goal of $100,000 by the July 4 deadline and unlocked the full $100,000 matching gift from a compassionate donor.

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John Thornburg Retires from TMF After Seven Years of Faithful Service

On June 24, TMF gathered online to celebrate the retirement of beloved John Thornburg, V.P. of Area Staff.

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TMF Celebrates Rev. Carol Montgomery Becoming Director of Area Staff

Rev. Carol Montgomery is poised to become the director of area staff following Rev. John Thornburg’s retirement June 12, 2020.

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TMF Announces Grants Awarded for COVID-19 Assistance

TMF has awarded $270,570 to 27 not-for-profits and churches providing assistance to people most brutalized by the economic, health, and education inequities exacerbated by the COVID pandemic.

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Our Call to Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly with God

During these turbulent days, we share the grief of life after life of African Americans and other people of color taken by violence. We denounce the oppression of structural and sustained racism in our country and elsewhere. Additionally, we denounce the lawlessness that puts innocent people in danger and drowns out the legitimate messages from peaceful and courageous protest.

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TMF Opens Request for Proposal for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

TMF has funded a $250,000 COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to provide support to churches and non-profits that work with people and communities who may be most affected by COVID-19.

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TMF Welcomes Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson-White as Director of Leadership Ministry

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) recently announced the addition of the Rev. Dr. Blair Thompson-White to its staff as TMF’s Director of Leadership Ministry, effective July 1.

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TMF Microloan Program

The TMF Microloan Program was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is designed to efficiently serve the growing needs within United Methodist churches and extension ministries by quickly providing access to funding for the unique and changing circumstances ministry leaders are facing at this time.

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TMF Releases $1.5 Million in Grant Funds Early

Austin, TX - TMF has releases $1,537,000 in grant funding early to assist nonprofit organizations. The bulk of the nonprofit organizations benefiting from these funds are serving vulnerable populations who have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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