TMF Announces Grants Awarded for COVID-19 Assistance

For immediate release: June 3, 2020

Austin, TX - TMF announces grants awarded for COVID-19 emergency 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. This includes organizations that support individuals and families to:  improve access to food and healthcare; supplement lost wages and/or housing costs; serve vulnerable populations such as seniors and the homeless; provide resources for academic learning and distance learning for low-income, low-access students while schools are closed.

The following organizations received the funding from TMF’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund created to provide support to churches and non-profits who are already collaborating with people and communities most affected by COVID-19:

Morgan Mill United Methodist Church - Morgan Mill, TX

Rancho Brazos Community Centers - Granbury, TX

El Calvario United Methodist Church - Las Cruces, NM

Kelly Center for Hunger Relief - El Paso, TX

St John's UMC - Albuquerque, NM

Agape Resource & Assistance Center, Inc. - Plano, TX

Cafe Momentum - Dallas, TX

CitySquare - Paris, TX

Dallas Bethlehem Center - Dallas, TX

Holy Covenant United Methodist Church - Carrollton, TX

Oak Lawn United Methodist Church - Dallas, TX

Union Coffeehouse Ministry Inc. - Dallas, TX

Aldersgate Church - Lubbock, TX

Amarillo Wesley Community Center, Inc. - Amarillo, TX

Corazon Ministries, Inc. - San Antonio, TX

First United Methodist Church - McAllen, TX

First United Methodist Church - Boerne, TX

Holding Institute - Laredo, TX

Manor United Methodist Church - Manor, TX

San Antonio Clubhouse, Inc. - San Antonio, TX

Youth and Family Alliance dba LifeWorks - Austin, TX

Bering Memorial United Methodist Church - Houston, TX

Change Happens - Houston, TX

Christ's Hope and Reconciliation Ministry - Houston, TX

Memorial Assistance Ministries - Houston, TX

Project Curate - Houston, TX

Syndeo Ministries - Elkhart, TX

We invite you to join us in partnering with organizations like these by making a gift today to the TMF COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund. If you have questions about your gift, please contact TMF’s VP of Foundation Relations, Justin Gould, at or by phone at 512-583-1944.


Headquartered in Austin, Texas, TMF is a nonprofit organization offering assistance to United Methodists through investments, loans, grants and leadership, stewardship, gift planning, and endowment services. TMF serves the six United Methodist conferences throughout Texas and New Mexico. Leading from its core values of servanthood, integrity and competence, TMF has been serving United Methodist congregations for more than 80 years. It is the largest United Methodist foundation in the country with more than $600 million in assets under management. To learn more, please visit http://www.tmf-­


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