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Since our inception in 1953, we have made more than $1.9 billion in grants to support education, health care, public safety, social service, animals, the arts and more — touching nearly all aspects of life in our community.

The Letter of Inquiry process supports programs that address needs across the North Texas region (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall and Tarrant Counties). Through this process, each year, Communities Foundation of Texas has provided approximately 50 to 60 grants annually between $5,000-$20,000 to nonprofits in the region. Below is the list of all the nonprofits that were grant recipients in 2019.


The Brain Injury Network of Dallas (BIND) provides tools and a bridge of support to adult brain injury survivors so they can reconnect to work, life, and the community. Funding is requested to support the BIND member program, which helps acquired brain injury survivors’ transition from medical patient to productive community member through job training, stamina building, goal setting and confidence building.


Bridge Lacrosse

Bridge Lacrosse uses the sport of lacrosse to broaden horizons for youth in North Texas. They seek to leverage this nontraditional sport to help close the opportunity gap that exists in many areas, as well as reinforce important non-cognitive skills and provide valuable enrichment experiences.


Care and Prepare

Care and Prepare’s mission is to have all of DFW complete Advance Care Planning (ACP) documents. Funding supported the “Let's Talk" ACP conferences for free to the public and seed money to grow their caregiver focus.


CC Young

CC Young’s mission is to foster premier environments where every life at every age is valued and enriched. Funding supported the establishment of a Certified Nurse Assistant school on the campus of CC Young.


Children's Medical Center Foundation

Children’s Medical Center Foundation pursues and secures philanthropic contributions to enable Children's Health System of Texas to fulfill its mission of making life better for children. 


City House

The mission of City House is to provide for, serve, and empower children and young adults experiencing abuse, neglect, or homelessness. Their resources include a multi-faceted 48-bed agency operating a fully licensed state shelter, three transitional residential homes, and a Resource Center serving youth and young adults from across DFW who are homeless due to abuse and neglect.


Coalition for Aging LGBT

Coalition for Aging LGBT is a non-profit who serves as a catalyst to improve and protect the quality of life of older LGBT adults in North Texas. The Coalition works through the coordination and colorations in the areas of health, housing, advocacy, financial security and social services.


Color Me Empowered

Color Me Empowered provides programming that empowers children and communities through the implementation of civic art and facilitation of quality visual arts education. They envision communities that utilize creative means to generate positive social change.


Community Garden Kitchen of Collin County

Community Garden Kitchen’s mission is to serve nutritious meals to those in need in a safe, welcoming environment. Funding supported the completion of a building campaign as well as beginning construction of the kitchen facility.