Community Partners and Supporters

Community Partners and Supporters

The world works better together.

At Fort Worth Sister Cities International, we believe in inclusiveness that benefits all citizens and creates meaningful relationships in Fort Worth, the U.S. and the world. To help achieve that, we establish long-lasting relationships with like-minded organizations and collaborate with them on many programs each year.

The City of Fort Worth is the 15th largest city in the United States.
US Department of State’s mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere.
Secretary of State of Texas The Texas Secretary of State serves as Chief Election Officer for Texas, senior advisor and liaison to the Governor for Texas Border and Mexican Affairs, and Chief International Protocol Officer for Texas.
Sister Cities International, our parent organization, promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time.
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce works to make Fort Worth an excellent place to live, work and do business.
Visit Fort Worth promotes Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination, with thriving centers of culture and commerce.
The Fort Worth ISD network comprises nearly 80,000 students in 81 elementary schools, 24 middle schools and 6th-grade centers, 13 high schools and 21 special campuses.
The Fort Worth Japanese Society fosters Japanese and American understanding by providing an opportunity to learn about Japan and its people, language and culture.
The Generation Hope Laptop Program was designed to educate and enhance students’ ability to use technology to achieve academic success.
Texas Christian University understands the importance of advancing international understanding, with an extensive study abroad program boasting flagship programs in London; Florence, Italy; and Seville, Spain, as well as a campus in Budapest, Hungary.
Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research, teaching and public service institution whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence.
Texas Wesleyan University is a United Methodist institution with a tradition in the liberal arts and sciences with professional and career preparation.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is a 33-acre graduate university located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District.
The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth brings international awareness and cross-cultural understanding to the North Texas community.
The Arts Council of Fort Worth & Tarrant County strives to create an environment that promotes, nurtures and supports the arts in the community.
Fort Worth Country Day fosters students’ intellectual, physical, emotional and ethical development and inspires the passion to learn, the courage to lead and the commitment to serve.
Kids Who Care is an international musical theatre company based in Fort Worth, Texas. Our mission is to produce confident and creative kids through leadership, musical theater education and performance.
Arts Fifth Avenue (A5A) in Fort Worth is a nonprofit arts organization created to provide a forum of expression for dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers and visual performing artists.
The Links, Incorporated is an organization of extraordinary women committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
GlobalNTX-logo Global North Texas is a nonprofit organization working with the U.S. State Department to host current and emerging foreign leaders who come to North Texas under the government’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
The Rotary Club of Fort Worth works to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
Women’s Policy Forum of Tarrant County is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive.
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth provides service to those in need, advocates compassion and justice in the structures of society, and calls all people of goodwill to do the same.
Refugee Services of Texas welcomes refugees, immigrants, and other displaced peoples and supports them in integrating and thriving in their new communities.
Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas-Fort Worth is an organization of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to promoting the participation of women in public, corporate and civic arenas.
Trinity Valley School’s objectives include fine scholarship with its fulfillment at college; the development of wide constructive interests; intelligent citizenship; and spiritual and moral development.

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“Partnering with other cities to share information on issues such as economic development, education and culture is one of the most important initiatives that Fort Worth can engage in to promote the city globally. As a proud member of the Fort Worth community, we want to do everything we can to support the City of Fort Worth in these efforts.” – Karl Joeris, Vice President at Balfour Beatty Construction

A world of thanks.

One of the most powerful ways you can partner with Fort Worth Sister Cities is by joining the Members Circle of Giving. We can’t thank the following organizations and individuals enough for their support. Find out how you can be part of the Member Circle of Giving.


Sundance Square


Rae & Michael S. Hyatt*
Texas Health Resources
Visit Fort Worth*


BNSF Railway Company
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport*
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP*


Bank of Texas
Bennett Benner Partners
Cook Children’s Health Care System*
Mary Palko*
Pier 1 Imports
Sister Cities International
Tarrant County College
Tarrant Regional Water District


Balfour Beatty Construction
Baylor Scott & White Health
Becky & Henry Borbolla
The Mr. and Mrs. L.O. Brightbill, III Charitable Fund of the North Texas Community Foundation
DuBose Family Foundation
Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo*
Higginbotham Insurance Group*
Hilde & Helmut Horchler
The Law Office of Greg Jackson
Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
University of Texas at Arlington
Winstead PC


Karen & Larry Anfin*
Jane & Tom Bass*
Connie Beck & Frank Tilley
Melissa Mitchell & Michael Bennett*
Marsha & Barclay Berdan*
Sherri & Johnny Campbell*
Robert Chu, Jr., OD*
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Houston
Corinth Land Company
Juana Rosa & Ron Daniell
Meg & Chris Dufour
Mae Ferguson*
Jennifer & Eric Fickel
First Financial Bank, N.A.
Greg Irwin*
Rachel Jenkins
Andrew K. Johnsen*
David F. Johnson
JP Morgan Chase*
Vani Kollipara
Veronica Chavez & Tom Law, Jr. *
Richard Lowe
Brad Mahon*
Bonnie & Joe Melhart
Ann Rice & Patrick Miller*
Cindy & Mark Milrany
Michael Parker*
Lu Pham*
Mary Jo & Christopher Polidore*
Republic Title of Texas*
Elia & Alfred Saenz
Judy & Jeff Schmeltekopf*
Katie & Hayne Shumate *
Julie Johncox Siglinger & Paul Siglinger
Ronda Stucker*
Walter Stucker*
Joan & Scott Sullivan
Jan & Jim Titsworth
UNT Health Science Center
Libby Watson*
Mary & Harvey Yamagata


Andréanne & Alan Annis
Tee & Keith Argenbright, MD
Eva & Bob Bonilla*
Kathryn & Lowell Bryan
Rachael & Carlo Capua*
Karla Cate
Kathryn & Don Cosby
Caroline & Jonathan Cranz
Mark Davidovich
Nommo Z. Donald
Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.
Anna & Sean Fierke
Sara & Robert Fitzgerald
Barbara & Robert Freeborn
Shreta & Vishal Gandhi
Felice Girouard*
Nan Dearen Gluntz
David Gu
Harold Hammett
Judy & Doug Harman
Sheryl Harris, EdD*
Eva & Neil Isbell
Anne & Bob Jameson*
Cindy & Roland Johnson
KEE Concrete & Construction, Inc.*
Anette & Joseph Landeros
Sterling & Larry Lauer*
Law Offices of William T. Fitzgerald
Taylor Woods & Justin Light
Rachel Malone
Dana & Chuck Milliken
Robert J. Mitchell – WhitneySmith Company
Elizabeth & Greg Monroe
Anne & Phil Moroneso
Aracely P. & Richard M. Muñoz*
Casey & Mark Oliver
Justus Peters, MD
Project Management Associates
Yvonne Rubenstein & Lee Rogers
Jay Sandelin
Jane E. Schlansker*
Brandy & Jacob Schwarz
Cindy & Dennis Shingleton
Melissa Thompson
Lee & Satish Tiwari
Alexandra & Evan Vaughan*
Patricia Ward
Hannah & Jarratt Watkins
Sherri & Mark Whiting
Whitley Penn
Julie H. Wilson
Mac & Zim Zimmerman


Una Bailey
BJ & David Bakutis
Hannah Behrens
Elizabeth Blake
Lucy Brants
Pat Cappelletti
Hon. William B. Churchill
Joanna & Michael Crain
Anne & George Cude
Dallas Dijon Sister Cities
Mary & Joe Dulle
Staussa Ervin, EdD
Ashley Freer
Paul Geisel, PhD
Anne M. Goss
Carrie Harrington
Floreen Henry
Mary Helen Ibarra Hill
Linda & Jeff Hochster
Jay Horn
The Jacobsson Family
Irene Koscal
Steve Laird
Pauline Matthei Lenoir
Darlene Marks
Mike Micallef
Marilyn & Danny Perkins
Project Partners
Simin & Allan Radcliffe*
David Reeves & Joseph Ramirez
Mike Rankin
Kathy & Michael Roemer
Alexia & Andy Roseliep
Sally Sims
Cynthia & Robert Sturns
Bob Terrell
Aaron Thesman
Katie & Brian Wharry
Carolyn & Bob Whitt
Maria Wollmann

*3 year sustaining member