About the Texas Bankers Foundation

The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, serves and supports Texas banks, their employees and communities through various programs:

  • Financial literacy: The Foundation promotes and encourages banks and bankers to provide financial education throughout the state of Texas.
  • The Cornerstone and LiFE (Leaders in Financial Education) Awards recognize Texas banks and bankers that enhance their communities through service projects and financial literacy programs.
  • 50-Year Banker Awards: Bankers who have devoted 50 years or more to the banking industry are eligible for this special recognition.
  • Scholarships: The Foundation encourages excellence in banking by providing scholarships to graduate schools of banking at premier universities throughout the nation.
  • Robbery Rewards: The Foundation protects Texas banks and their employees by discouraging robberies through the Robbery Rewards program.
  • Giving Back: The Texas Bankers Foundation has coordinated the collection and distribution of donations from Texas banks, bankers and companies for Texas communities in need, such as the American Red Cross, Volunteer Firefighters Association and the community of West, Texas.