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CFT awards $250,000 across 20 local nonprofits in support of racial equity

Grants will support nonprofits addressing systemic racial inequity in our communities


Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) recently partnered with The Dallas Foundation to support nonprofits addressing systemic racial inequity in our communities.

CFT for Business’ 2nd Annual Chambers of Commerce Luncheon


On January 12, 2023, Communities Foundation of Texas for Business (CFT4B) hosted its 2nd annual Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon.

Educate Texas Shares Recommendations and Priorities for the Texas 88th Legislature


Ahead of the next 140 days under the “pink dome” of the Texas Capitol, Educate Texas’ Policy and Advocacy team convened practitioners from public and higher education and the workforce to develop priorities and recommendations for the Texas legislature

CFT awards $435,000 across 35 local nonprofits in support of social services 

Grants will support emergency financial assistance programs in response to rising community needs


Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) recently offered a funding opportunity for nonprofits focused on providing emergency financial assistance in our local communities, including support for rent and mortgages, utilities, childcare, transportation, healthcare, and more.  

President/CEO Dave Scullin to retire in March 2023 after distinguished tenure at CFT

President/CEO Dave Scullin to retire in March 2023 after distinguished tenure at CFT


Join us in our congratulations and gratitude for his impactful leadership

CFT’s President and CEO, Dave Scullin, has announced plans to retire in March 2023, after a distinguished tenure at the helm of the largest community foundation in Texas and one of the largest in the nation.

WE CAN TX, Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas, and Dallas College Aim to Increase Apprenticeship Opportunities in Healthcare and Technology


During National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), Educate Texas’ Workforce and Education Community College Apprenticeship Network in Texas (WE CAN TX) alongside Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas, and Dallas College brought together healthcare, information technology, and workforce leaders for the Dallas Apprenticeship Accelerator Launch.

Celebrating National Community Foundation Week 2022

Community Foundations: Here for good. Here to help you help others.


It's National Community Foundation Week! Learn more about the ways your local community foundations work to build a thriving community for all.

Educate Texas Announces Texas Campus Innovator Awards Inaugural Recipients

Four Schools Demonstrating Excellence in Teaching were Awarded $120,000


Educate Texas, an initiative of Communities Foundation of Texas, announces the first recipients of the Texas Campus Innovators Awards during the Cotton Bowl Foundation-College Football Playoff Foundation BIG DAY Presentation.

Support for Hurricane Ian


As Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida, our community foundation peers are already taking steps to support their communities in the wake of what is expected to be a devastating storm.

Click to view a list of funds that have been established as resources and relief funds for those affected by Hurricane Ian.