Support your community by giving to what matters most to you.

Get more when you give with Communities Foundation of Texas:

Structure, Flexibility, and Maximum Impact

noun_receipt_2372760-(1).pngSimplicity: Rather than keeping track of charitable donation receipts throughout the year, you can make one easy, tax-deductible gift to your fund (like a charitable checking account) and CFT will vet nonprofits, provide administrative support, and grant to nonprofits at your request.

noun_Heart_682473.pngFamily Philanthropy/Customized Legacy Planning to Maximize Tax Benefits: We specialize in customization for long-term legacy planning across multiple generations of givers. We’ll work with you and/or your advisors to create a personalized, tax-advantaged giving plan.

noun_Favorite-User_811820.pngPersonal Concierge: You’ll have a dedicated relationship manager at your service so you can leverage CFT’s expertise and community knowledge, giving you a dedicated resource for your charitable efforts.

noun_asset_2763849.pngExpertise with Complex Assets: Rely on our experts to take care of the review, receipt, and management of the full range of your non-cash assets to help you reach your charitable goals.

noun_group_676782.pngCommunity of Givers: You’ll join a network of like-hearted givers, with access to our GiveWisely resources, volunteer opportunities, educational events, and nonprofit site visits.

noun_asset_2383289-(1).pngGiving Plans/Advanced Grantmaking Support: We can help you develop a custom plan for your giving to reach your charitable goals—no matter what they are. Our team can also support you through large, multi-year, data-driven grantmaking and reporting.

As the largest community foundation in Texas, we manage more than 1,200 charitable funds and steward nearly $1.5 billion in charitable assets. With almost 70 years of expertise, we have granted over $2 billion to nonprofits since our inception and have deep knowledge of the issues and communities you care about. Learn more at


You can open a charitable giving fund at CFT with a minimum gift of $5,000.

What You Can Give:

  • Cash: Check, wire or credit card
  • Securities: marketable stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares, closely held and restricted stock
  • Life insurance
  • Business partnerships/interests
  • Retirement plan assets
  • Real estate and property; oil, gas,and mineral rights

Contact us:

‚ÄčSchedule a conversation with one of our experts at 214-750-4226 or OR submit your information below to be contacted by one of our charitable giving experts!