The J.T. and Margaret Talkington Charitable Foundation, Inc. exists to enhance and benefit the Lubbock community through investments which make the community a better place to live and work for all individuals and families.



~ The Lubbock community will develop and maintain the necessary resources to sustain a vibrant and rich arts community.


~ Community-based educational endeavors will thrive through the creation of innovative and practical strategies for learning which are available and accessible to all members of the community.


~ Programs which build resiliency and promote quality of life for individuals and communities will be available to members of the Lubbock community regardless of race/ethnicity, religion, gender, age, nation of origin, disability, or hardship.