Supporting a Slow Recovery

Supporting a Slow Recovery

If I’ve said it once in the past year, I’ve said it a thousand times, “Two weeks to flatten the curve.” Remember those famous words proclaimed by every official, everywhere, coming up on 11 months ago now. How is that “two weeks” working out for you? As you well know,...
Honoring Dr. King

Honoring Dr. King

I’m an eternal optimist. I always try to see the glass as half full rather than half empty. In light of the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, I took the opportunity to read Dr. King’s famous 1963 “I Have A Dream” speech. It was easy to find and I would...
Job Opening- Program Officer at ETCF

Job Opening- Program Officer at ETCF

Organization: East Texas Communities Foundation (ETCF) is a growing community foundation serving 32 counties in East Texas. Established in 1989, ETCF supports philanthropy by offering simple ways for donors to achieve their long-term charitable goals. ETCF offers...
Last Call For 2020 Charitable Giving

Last Call For 2020 Charitable Giving

If you have ever traveled by air, you have probably heard a wide variety of boarding calls over the airport public-address system. Once you arrived at your departure gate, you probably heard a series of messages giving passengers instructions about the boarding...

ETCF Offers 8 New Scholarships for East Texas Students

East Texas Communities Foundation is currently accepting applications from East Texas students for seventy-seven scholarships to be awarded for the 2021-2022 academic year. To assist applicants determine which scholarships they are most likely eligible for, ETCF has...

Mrs. A.D. Francis Endowment Awards Funds to Winnsboro Area Nonprofits

The Mrs. A.D. Francis Endowment Fund awarded grants to three public charities serving the Winnsboro, Texas area. The fund, held at East Texas Communities Foundation in Tyler, Texas, made grants to the Winnsboro Community Resource Center, Winnsboro Center for the Arts...