April 20, 2018: 2018 Texas Retailers Golf Tournament Benefiting the Texas Retailers Education Foundation. Learn More Here!

The Texas Retailers Education Foundation (TREF) is a charitable educational foundation of TRA.  It is funded by TRA members to make available educational opportunities through programs, seminars, partnerships and scholarships for the next generation of retail professionals in Texas.

TREF objectives-

  • Work toward improving the Texas workforce through the funding of scholarships and educational opportunities.
  • Support the Retail Management Program at University of Houston Downtown
  • Support Retail Industry Program of the Houston Independent School District
  • Support and helps fund the Center for Retail Enterprises at University of Texas Tyler
  • Support and helps fund the Retail Management Program at Tyler Junior College
  • Support Retail Management Program at Houston Community College
  • Support Retailing and Consumer Science Department at University of Houston.
  • Host the Annual TREF Scholarship Golf Tournament

To learn more about TREF programs or to become a part of our giving community by donating to TREF, please contact Justin Williamson at jwilliamson@txretailers.org.