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


2024 Board Members

Bill Elder, Chairman
Danny Taylor, Vice-Chairman
Danny Cremeens
Guy Duke
Jonathan Ellzey
Lynn Landrum
Marguerite Love
Leslie Schaffner
Deana Skinner

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.

Current Funds

Donor Advised

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

Agency Endowments

  • Grace Ministries
  • Burburnett Project Back to School


  • Annual Fund – BHS Alumni (Reunion info Click Here)
  • Senior Citizens Activity Center of Burkburnett 


  • Burkburnett 
  • Friends of Burkburnett Boys and Girls Club


  • Jack and Jeaunell Aaron Family Endowment
  • Best of Burkburnett 
  • John and Virginia Biscari 
  • Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce “Bright Stars”
  • Burkburnett Lions Club 
  • John Crane 
  • Fred and Iris Dwyer Family 
  • Felty Family 
  • Dallas Groenewold 
  • Zac and Auline Henderson Family 
  • The Danny & Susie Nix NPH 
  • Rotary Club of Burkburnett