Burkburnett Legacy Foundation


To enhance quality of life in Burkburnett
now and forever through resource
development, collaboration, public
leadership and grant making.

Founding Board Members

Jack Aaron*
T.M. Cornelius*
Bill Elder
Jeep Ellett*
Danny W. Taylor
Mike Tugman
Ken Van Loh

2017 Board Members

Bill Elder, Chairman
Danny Taylor, Vice-Chairman
Mike Tugman, Secretary-Treasurer
Teresa Caves
Tim Cornelius
Lee Harvey
F.T. Felty
John Mitchell
Frances Sims

Burkburnett, Texas is an area with a proud oil heritage, a solid family town that has and continues to welcome people from all over the world, and a hometown that will need continued financial support to enhance quality of life services for its citizens.

People like you who have a love for Burkburnett have been busy.

A family of charitable funds is being built that will have lasting impact on the community of Burkburnett and will benefit organizations,
students, and donors.

This family of charitable funds is known as the Burkburnett Legacy Foundation. Each year grants will be awarded to area students for scholarships, to non-profits in Burkburnett, and to other community causes that will make Burkburnett a better place to live and work.

For information on how to set up a fund under the Burkburnett Legacy Foundation, click here.

To see photos from the Burkburnett Legacy Foundation Annual Party, click here. 

Current Funds

Donor Advised

  • Randy and Anne Aaron
  • Josh and Amy Andrajack
  • Wanda Baber and Danny W. Taylor
  • Deb and Tim E. Cornelius
  • Bill and Lynn Elder
  • Barney and Lisa Fudge
  • Lee and Debbie Harvey
  • Helping Hands Burkburnett Elementary
  • Curtis and Kim Heptner
  • Eloise and Carl Law
  • Roy and Virginia Mitchell Memorial
  • Riley Family Memorial
  • Rick and Frances Sims
  • Michael and Suzan Tugman
  • Carlisle Priddy
  • Ken Van Loh


  • Grace Ministries
  • Burburnett Project Back to School


Annual Fund – BHS Alumni (Reunion info Click Here)


  • Burkburnett Community
  • Friends of Burkburnett Boys and Girls Club


    • Jack and Jeaunell Aaron Family Scholarship Endowment
    • Best of Burkburnett
    • John Crane Scholarship
    • Felty Family Scholarship
    •   Rotary Club of Burkburnett Scholarship

Click here to donate to a Burkburnett Legacy Foundation fund!


Burkburnett Legacy Foundation Grants Programs

The following grant opportunities are available through the Burkburnett Legacy Foundation Grants Programs.
Grant ProgramWho QualifiesType of CycleApplicationApplication Deadline
Burkburnett Legacy ProgramNonprofit Organizations in Burkburnett, TXAnnualRequest LetterJanuary 31
Burkburnett Legacy FoundationBurkburnett ISD TeachersAnnualContact Danny Taylor or J.B. RileyOctober 1


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