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


2022 Board Members

Bill Elder, Chairman
Danny Taylor, Vice-Chairman
Tim Cornelius
Danny Cremeens
Barney Fudge
Lee Harvey
Kraig Keesee
Lynn Landrum
Marguerite Love
Leslie Schaffner
Mike Tugman

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
  • Rotary Club of Burkburnett
  • Rick and Frances Sims
  • Danny W. Taylor
  • Michael and Suzan Tugman
  • Carlisle Priddy
  • Ken Van Loh


  • Grace Ministries
  • Burburnett Project Back to School


  • Annual Fund – BHS Alumni (Reunion info Click Here)
  • Rotary/Morrison Pavillion Renovation Project Designated Fund
  • Senior Citizens Activity Center of Burkburnett 


  • Burkburnett Community
  • Friends of Burkburnett Boys and Girls Club


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