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Philanthropy Advocates was formerly known as the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) until August 2020. Previously-created resources, documents and blog posts mentioning TEGAC are still provided on this website for your reference.

November 25, 2022

Lubbock officials met to discuss future of rural Texas workforce: Here's what they said

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


Our members, The CH Foundation, alongside Lubbock business leaders hosted an event to address opportunities to ensure education systems align to the workforce needs of West Texas.

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November 16, 2022

Elected officials, educators discuss the future of workforce education in Lubbock

KCBD News


Our members, The CH Foundation, alongside Lubbock business leaders hosted an event to address opportunities to ensure education systems align to the workforce needs of West Texas.

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October 15, 2022

VanDeaver meets with business leaders, educators in Texarkana to improve workforce readiness

KTAL News


Philanthropy Advocates coordinated an event in partnership with T.L.L. Temple Foundation, Texas Pioneer Foundation, TexAmerica’s Center, Texarkana College, Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Texas Regional Economic Development Inc, and the Texarkana Independent School District.

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October 14, 2022

State representative speaks to local educators about workforce needs

Texarkana Gazette


Philanthropy Advocates coordinated an event in partnership with T.L.L. Temple Foundation, Texas Pioneer Foundation, TexAmerica’s Center, Texarkana College, Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Texas Regional Economic Development Inc, and the Texarkana Independent School District.

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October 14, 2022

Texas state rep. looks to improve partnerships between community colleges, workforce

KSLA News


Philanthropy Advocates coordinated an event in partnership with T.L.L. Temple Foundation, Texas Pioneer Foundation, TexAmerica’s Center, Texarkana College, Texarkana USA Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Texas Regional Economic Development Inc, and the Texarkana Independent School District.

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October 4, 2022

Summit held to solve job pool issues

ABC 7 News


Philanthropy Advocates presented at the Amarillo Area Foundation’s Work Forward Summit. Our participation aimed to highlight the work leaders in education and industry can do together to ensure the successes, like those in Amarillo, are conveyed to state policy makers. This also demonstrates the opportunity for leaders in education and industry to address policies that can further reinforce education and workforce alignment.

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September 28, 2022

Mayor Parker calls for support of business leaders as education crisis affect economy

Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Philanthropy Advocates coordinated an event in partnership with The Rainwater Charitable Foundation, North Texas Community Foundation, The Miles Foundation, Tarrant To & Through Partnership, Lockheed Martin, and Project Lead the Way (PLTW).

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September 14, 2022

Lockheed Martin opened opportunities for her. Now, she could be face of future workforce.

Fort Worth Report


Philanthropy Advocates coordinated an event in partnership with The Rainwater Charitable Foundation, North Texas Community Foundation, The Miles Foundation, Tarrant To & Through Partnership, Lockheed Martin, and Project Lead the Way (PLTW).

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August 14, 2020

Rosser: Pandemic presents challenges to rural communities, schools

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


Philanthropy Advocates' Leadership Committee Chair, Dr. Wynn Rosser, calls on state leaders to prioritize equitable access to reliable broadband as one key lever in ensuring our state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 14, 2020

Rosser: Pandemic presents challenges to rural communities, schools

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


Philanthropy Advocates' Leadership Committee Chair, Dr. Wynn Rosser, calls on state leaders to prioritize equitable access to reliable broadband as one key lever in ensuring our state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 14, 2020

Rosser: COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges to rural communities

Lufkin Daily News


Philanthropy Advocates' Leadership Committee Chair, Dr. Wynn Rosser, calls on state leaders to prioritize equitable access to reliable broadband as one key lever in ensuring our state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 14, 2020

Rosser: COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges to rural communities

Rio Grande Guardian


Philanthropy Advocates' Leadership Committee Chair, Dr. Wynn Rosser, calls on state leaders to prioritize equitable access to reliable broadband as one key lever in ensuring our state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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