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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.

Kaleidoscope Park Debuts Name, Announces Board of Directors

Kaleidoscope Park is currently under construction and is expected to open in late 2023


Kaleidoscope Park, previously referred to as Community Performance Park, is poised to become one of the most innovative, inclusive, and programmed public greenspaces in North Texas. Kaleidoscope Park is expected to open in late 2023.

Heritage Auctions’ Sale of Philanthropist Mary Anne Sammons Cree’s Jewels Will Benefit Dallas Nonprofits through CFT

Proceeds from more than 125 items offered in Sept. 29 Fall Fine Jewelry auction will go to Communities Foundation of Texas


On Sept. 29, Heritage Auctions will offer more than 125 pieces from Mary Anne Sammons Cree's extraordinary jewelry collection as the centerpiece of the Fall Fine Jewelry Signature® Auction. Proceeds from the sale of Cree’s jewelry will benefit The Rosine Foundation Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas, so named for Mary Anne’s mother, from whom she inherited her spirit of giving.
 

Support for Uvalde

Learn more about supporting relief funds for victims, their families, and others affected by the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 24, 2022


On May 24, 2022, nineteen children and two adults were murdered when an 18-year old gunman entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Other victims remain in critical condition. According to Texas Department of Public Safety, this is Texas’ deadliest school shooting. 

National Pet Month 2022


It's National Pet Month, and we're thrilled to highlight our latest human-animal connection grantees. In April of 2022, Communities Foundation of Texas awarded $418,500 to nonprofits working to better the lives of animals and North Texas residents alike!

John Bergner celebrated as CFT’s 2022 Vester Hughes Award Recipient

John was honored on May 10 at CFT’s annual Professional Seminar in partnership with Southern Methodist University and at a private reception on May 9.


Communities Foundation of Texas celebrated John Bergner of Winsted PC as CFT’s 2022 Vester Hughes Award recipient on Monday, May 9.