Skip to main content

Strengthening Collin County through Leadership

November 11, 2019

Collin County Community Leadership Council

CFT recently created a Collin County Community Leadership Council, a group of community leaders who will learn about CFT's services and programs; bring community issues, needs and trends to CFT for discussion; and offer advice and counsel to CFT regarding its strategies for strengthening philanthropy in the region. Council members will not serve in a fiduciary capacity but will be asked to share their perspectives and knowledge of the community in order to help shape CFT's future work in Collin County.
 

Strategic Priorities of the Council:

  1. Build the Fund for Collin County to support community grantmaking
  2. Support community engagement with individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits through CFT's programs, services and convening capabilities
  3. Elevate awareness and focus on community needs
  4. Build the strength of nonprofits 
  5. Build a thriving community for all in Collin County

Collin County Leadership Council Members include:

Michael Dardick - Chair                 Raj Menon
Jeff Balcombe                                 Tom Montgomery
Scott Boxer                                     Tracy Rinehart
David Brooks                                  Jan Rugg
Nicole Bursey                                 Monica Shortino
Chuck Eickenberg                          Al Smith
Josh Floren                                     Mark Speese
Tracy LaRosiliere                            Poorvesh Thakkar
Mike Lawson                                   LaMonte Thomas
 
Related Posts

Investments Q&A with Brian Doyle, CFT's Chief Investment Officer


One of the topics we talk frequently about with fund holders and their professional advisors is our investment performance and investment portfolio options for our charitable funds, so we wanted to take a few minutes to chat with Brian Doyle, CFT's Chief Investment Officer about our recent investment performance success and how CFT manages our charitable assets.

Celebrating Susan Swan Smith

10 years of impact at CFT and in our community


Great movements happen when people are motivated to work together, go the distance, and are part of a thriving team with strong leadership.  At Communities Foundation of Texas, we know this to be true for many facets of our work, and we have seen the direct impact of great leadership in that of Susan Swan Smith, CFT’s Chief Giving Day Officer.

Nominations Now Open: D CEO's Nonprofit & Corporate Citizenship Awards

Bolstered by deep corporate support, Dallas-Fort Worth is home to one of the most powerful nonprofit communities in the nation


D CEO and Communities Foundation of Texas are proud to honor nonprofit professionals and organizations making a positive impact in our community, and the corporate businesses and executives who support them, through our 2021 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards.