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 […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Awards $50K Grant To Young Invincibles

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation awarded $50,000 to Young Invincibles (YI) in July to support YI’s efforts to enroll young adults in health insurance. “With some of the highest uninsured rates in the state, rural East Texas counties need information on obtaining affordable health insurance. There are options out there. We just want to […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant To Houston Food Bank

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation awarded a $1 million grant in July to the Houston Food Bank (HFB) for construction of a 15,000 square feet food distribution center and warehouse to support the foundation’s goal of alleviating food insecurity. The distribution center, formerly known as Covenant with Christ International, will become The Trinity River […]

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Announces $1.15 Million in Grants To Communities Unlimited and PeopleFund To Launch the ROC-ET Initiative

Lufkin, TX: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation has selected Communities Unlimited and PeopleFund to receive $1.15 million in grants through the Rural Opportunity Catalyst for East Texas (ROC-ET) Initiative. The grants will support the two certified nonprofit community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to expand their presence into rural East Texas, increasing local direct access to tailored […]