Mission & Vision


To enrich the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle by supporting the elderly, funding the education of Christian ministers, and addressing critical community needs.


In every endeavor, the Bivins Foundation will strive to help each person achieve and maintain the highest standards possible in Dignity, Independence, Self-Worth and Good Health.

How We Serve

The Mary E. Bivins Foundation carries out its mission through a number of organizations, programs and partnerships, including:

Bivins Villages: Affordable housing for senior adults that offers an independent and dignified lifestyle to its residents.

The Mary E. Bivins Religious Scholarship Program: Scholarships for the purpose of educating ministers to preach the Christian religion.

Charitable Giving: The Mary E. Bivins Foundation distributes funds in the form of grants for charitable purposes that address the specific, nonrecurring needs of qualified nonprofit organizations committed to improving and enriching the quality of life of the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.