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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.
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.
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.
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.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has passed, allocating $350 billion to help small businesses make sure their workers stay employed. This relief also applies to nonprofit organizations.
During the month of March, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed our normal way of life and will likely impact us for several more weeks, possibly months. As churches and non-profit organizations seek to serve their communities in creative ways in the midst of this pandemic, TMF is walking alongside them. Throughout the month, we have released several press statements highlighting the new ways in which we will serve our constituents. A brief summary of those statements is listed here...
At TMF, we understand the financial and spiritual challenges churches are already facing from the COVID-19 pandemic. We see how you are finding new, creative ways to minister to your communities and to be a voice of support and hope during this difficult time. TMF is here to support and encourage you as you respond to the increased needs of your communities and deal with the economic impact to your budgets. One way we can ease some of the financial burden is by offering the following assistance program for churches with existing loans with TMF...
Candy Gross was honored for 31 years of dedicated service at a retirement reception on February 12, 2020.
Texas Methodist Foundation (TMF) recently awarded its TMF Medallion of Merit, the organization’s highest honor, to Kay Yeager, Bob Dupuy, Bishop Mike McKee and Henry Joyner in recognition of their valuable role at TMF and their contributions to the United Methodist Church. TMF President Tom Locke presented the award at an awards dinner in Austin on November 24.