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 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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

CARES Act Payroll Protection Loans

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.

Read Article

TMF COVID-19 News

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...

Read Article

COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund

Leveraging decades of relationships and experience in TX and NM, TMF is launching the COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund to partner with churches and non-profits as they experience new challenges and opportunities emerging from the global pandemic.

Read Article

TMF COVID-19 Response for Borrowers

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...

Read Article

Candy Gross Retires after 31 Years of Multifaceted Service to TMF

Candy Gross was honored for 31 years of dedicated service at a retirement reception on February 12, 2020.

Read Article

TMF Medallion of Merit Honorees Share Stories of Community

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.

Read Article