Now more than ever, your community needs 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 financial advisor to create a personalized, tax-advantageous 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.

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 complex assets to help you reach your charitable goals.

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.

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.

As the largest community foundation in Texas, we manage more than 1,000 charitable funds and vet 5,000+ nonprofits annually. 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 of $5,000.

What You Can Give:

  • Cash and 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 complimentary giving consultation 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!