Updated Rural East Texas Economic & Labor Market Analysis Released

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation has released updated Rural East Texas Economic and Labor Market Analysis reports for the Northeast, Deep East, and Southeast regions of Texas as part of the Rural East Texas Economic Opportunity Analysis series. The reports are part of a larger foundation priority to better align the workforce education and […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Announces Staff Changes

Two new distinguished and diverse members join the leadership team. Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation is proud to announce that two remarkable individuals have joined its staff: John Calahan as Director of Operations, Melanie Colclough as Senior Program Officer for Human Services. In addition to the two new team members, longtime Senior Program Officer […]

T.L.L Temple Foundation Grant To Instruction Partners Will Provide Support For Early Literacy Instructions In East Texas

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation (TLLTF) has awarded Instruction Partners a three-year $1,397,626 grant to support six rural school districts in East Texas. Through this grant, Instruction Partners will help school leaders strengthen curriculum, assessments, instructional practices, and teacher support. Instruction Partners is expanding their work to Buna, Broaddus, and Warren independent school districts — building upon their successful work with Newton, Woodville, and […]

Partners For Rural Impact Receives $3 Million Grant From T.L.L Temple Foundation To Bring Cradle-To-Career Model To East Texas

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation (TLLTF) has awarded a five-year $3,00,000 grant to Partners for Rural Impact (PRI) to bring the cradle-to-career efforts they successfully implemented in rural Appalachia to East Texas. Their first national expansion, PRI will replicate their model in Diboll and Pineland (West Sabine ISD), establishing a regional intermediary to support […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Announces $375,000 Grant To Help Accelerate Regional Development

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation (TLLTF) recently awarded a three-year $375,000 grant to AR-TX Regional Economic Development Inc. (REDI) to lead innovative infrastructure development, entrepreneurship, and workforce initiatives in the Northeast Texas region. From its founding in 2018, AR-TX REDI has emerged as a regional anchor organization for economic development in Northeast Texas. AR-TX […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Approves Early Literacy Grants for Three East Texas Education Partners

Lufkin, TX: After a significant amount of research, data analysis, requests for information, convenings, and planning, the T.L.L. Temple Foundation has identified three lead partners who will receive grants to advance the foundation’s early literacy strategic plan: The New Teacher Project, Deans for Impact, and Instruction Partners. Totaling more than $3 million, the grants will […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Awards More Than $4 Million to East Texas Food Bank

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation (TLLTF) recently awarded a $4,036,882 grant to the East Texas Food Bank (ETFB), payable over four years. This year, ETFB launched a new strategic plan aimed at expanding its programs and services to more effectively meet the needs of its struggling neighbors. This grant, in addition to assistance from […]