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A partner for your personal philanthropy

Every day, we work closely with individuals and families just like you to ensure that your charitable giving gives you the flexibility and the impact you’re looking for. 

Every CFT donor is unique. When you partner with CFT, we’ll take the time to understand the ideal level of involvement you want in your giving, and will tailor our services to your needs. As part of a relationship, you will have:
  • A team of philanthropic experts at your disposal
  • A dedicated relationships manager to help you
  • Access to extensive information on North Texas nonprofits
  • Assistance building your legacy and involving your family
  • Educational opportunities and events
  • A dedicated Donor Portal
  • Insider access and giving perks for North Texas Giving Day

Our team can provide your family support with the following:

  •  Identifying and Communicating Your Values
  •  Creating Your Family Mission Statement
  •  Planning Your Charitable Legacy
  •  Establishing a Fund for Children and/or Grandchildren
  •  Hosting Customized Family Service Projects

Contact us to establish a tradition of philanthropy that keeps your family coming together for many years to come.  

Log in to our donor portal to access articles about family philanthropy, giving ideas and volunteer opportunities.

Donor portal

CFT's donor portal enables current donors to view the current market value of their fund, make online recommendations from their fund, verify prior grants made from their fund and view a current fund status report.

Already a donor? Log in now.

Donor-Advised Funds - How Do They Work?

A donor-advised fund at CFT can help you give to the causes and issue areas that matter most to you and amplify your impact. Watch our donor-advised fund explainer video to learn more!


Ways to Give

Give Today:
Create Your Own Fund 

You can create your own fund to support the causes you care about as well as your vision for future generations. You and others can contribute to your fund at any time.

Create a fund

Assets to give


Philanthropic services

Give Tomorrow:
Put Charity in Your Will

Planning today for your charitable legacy ensures that you are able to provide for your loved ones and the causes you care about.

Add CFT to your will


Join our Legacy Society

Charitable trusts and annuities

Read and Get Inspired

You don’t have to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist. If you are looking to get inspired, read the stories of people you may know who are making a difference in our community.

Donor Impact Stories

Read how people like you are using their charitable funds at CFT to make a difference in causes they care about.

Grant Impact Stories

Learn how charitable giving has helped local organizations and changed lives in our community and beyond.


Customized philanthropic services

Our Philanthropic Services team will work with you to identify your giving style, passions and desired results. We can help you develop a charitable mission statement and will highlight community issues and help you formulate strategies to respond to those needs.

Through the grantmaking process, our team can manage the day-to-day activities of your charitable giving.

Learn more about our Grantmaking Services

Customized philanthropic research

Our experts provide information on a wide variety of topics, from deepening your knowledge in specific interest areas, to developing a strategic giving plan, to embarking upon family giving, and more.

Invitations to curated events with topic experts and community leaders

These events, including our Cause-Minded Conversations series, feature informed opinion-makers, nonprofit leaders and key stakeholders and aim to stimulate quality dialogue among funders, grantees and experts in a particular field issue area.

View Upcoming Events

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Are you ready to begin your philanthropic journey?

Donors and their families are at the heart of everything we do at CFT. Our charitable experts can work with you to define your family's charitable interests and goals to create a charitable giving strategy that works powerfully both now and for generations to come.

Let's start a conversation