As large as his impact in the business world was, Hartley was also a key figure in philanthropic efforts in East Texas. ... Texas Area Council of Boy Scouts of America and the East Texas Communities...more
... non-profit organizations and student scholarships. The Foundation, which was formed in 1989, has awarded $72 million in grants and scholarships since its inception. Philanthropy builds community...more
Guest columnist Kyle Penney is president of East Texas Communities Foundation and a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy. The mission of ETCF is to support philanthropy by providing simple ways for...more
Philanthropy can be like gardening. It is not that hard to identify and make good gifts to local charities. But if you are not sure if your philanthropy is reaching its full potential, there are...more
Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, an award-winning peer-led aftercare social enterprise based in Notting Hill. The company hires women and trains them how to make and design jewelry. However, these women are in the process of recovering from eating disorders and addictions.