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The Mabel Peters Caruth Center is a private facility, and available to CFT donors, fund holders, and grant recipients on a limited basis for hosted meetings and events. The facility is not available to the general public for parties, receptions, and/or religious, political or fundraising events.

The Mabel Peters Caruth Center is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Meeting and event space is available between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please allow an additional 30 minutes for set-up and clean-up within the Foundation’s regular hours. The facility is not available at other times including weekends or holidays. Exceptions to this policy, for evening use, are granted on a very limited basis and are subject to an hourly over-time fee.

If your organization is interested in possibly scheduling an event at the Mabel Peters Caruth Center, please email and a member of our events team will contact you within one business day. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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Small groups in individual meeting and conference rooms, as well as large groups (200+) can be accommodated at the Mabel Peters Caruth Center. Contact with specific questions on rooms and availability.

No. However, we will provide a list of approved caterers. The facility has a full-service commercial catering kitchen that can be used to accommodate food services from the approved caterers.

Some meeting spaces are equipped with technology for visual presentations. The Community Room has microphones available, including lectern and wireless. Standard HDMI input capabilities are available. Individuals with other media sources or MAC computing needs are responsible for bringing their own adapters and/or cables. More involved A/V may be provided with an extra fee and must be contracted in advance through the meeting and events team at CFT.

We do not provide coffee, soda, bottled water, cups, condiments, dining ware (silverware, plates, napkins, glasses, etc.) These items must be provided by the host organization. We are glad to make our commercial icemaker available. We also do not provide any office supplies, such as pens, paper, post-its, and we do not provide any copy services. Flipchart easels are available for use at no additional charge. However, host organization must provide easel pads and markers.

Yes and no, some spaces at the Mabel Peters Caruth Center are made available at no cost for CFT grant recipients. Other spaces requiring set ups, larger spaces and more frequently used rooms have fees associated with them. All catering arrangements, A/V and other service or rental costs associated with the meeting are the responsibility of the host organization. Additionally, use of the facility outside of normal business hours is subject to an hourly overtime fee. Please reach out to our Events Team with any questions at

The host organization is responsible for wiping down all tables used for their respective event in order to assist us in providing a clean and safe environment for our guests. We will provide Clorox Wipes for the organization’s use. If trash accumulates, it must be removed from the room and placed in the dumpster located off of the loading dock.

A designated representative from your organization must check in with our staff at the front desk upon arrival and also check out with our staff before leaving. Please allow sufficient time to walk the spaces with our staff before leaving the property. In the event of damage to the rooms or equipment, the host organization will be responsible for reimbursing us for the repair and/or cleaning required. We will provide notice of such issues within five (5) working days of the conclusion of the event. Companies contracted for any cleaning or repairs will be selected and managed by us and a bill will be sent directly to the organization following completion of services and should be paid promptly.

Are you a CFT grantee or fund holder looking for a place to meet?

If you our your organization are interested in possibly scheduling an event at our Mabel Peters Caruth Center, please email our events team.

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