Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. (TX)

Communities Foundation of Texas traces its roots back to 1953. Since then, more than $900 million in grants have been made by the Dallas-based foundation and it has grown to become one of the largest community foundations in the nation.

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$801,029,000 - 2007-06-30

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Recent News from Communities Foundation of Texas

Report: Rising poverty, income inequality threaten Dallas County economy
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

... to growing poverty and rising income inequality, according to a study released Tuesday by philanthropic leader Communities Foundation of Texas. ... are highly affected by where they live, Sarah...more

Couple gives $500000 for need-based scholarships to UTA
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

Mona and Raj Malik have pledged $500,000 to endow need-based scholarships at the University of Texas at Arlington. The grants will be available to domestic and international students. "I was...more

How $37 Million from the Clinton Foundation Disappeared in Baltimore
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

Here's why: In total, CBHF declared nearly $49 million in grants and contributions for the entire year 2010. In a CBHF state filing received in New York June 29, 2010, Anita Bhatt, the fund's chief...more

Communities Foundation tops $100 million in grants for the 4th year in a row
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

The Communities Foundation of Texas announced Monday that it distributed $109 million to nonprofit agencies throughout North Texas during its fiscal year that ended June 30. The organization manages...more

Communities Foundation gives $150000 to support racial equality
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Kellogg Foundation

"Allowing people the space to tell their stories and experiences of bias and discrimination and providing opportunities for others to hear those stories and be touched by them is the first step...more

Dallas Morning News Charities crosses $1 million mark
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

Camille Grimes, executive director of the Charities, said it had been unclear how local fundraising would be affected after the hurricane rocked the Texas coast in August. But people have continued...more

Folsom award dinner proceeds will build wellness center at Methodist
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Knight Foundation

The Methodist Health System Foundation grossed $2.2 million at its Robert S. Folsom Leadership Award dinner honoring David B. Miller in October. Proceeds will fund the Robert S. Folsom Wellness...more

CNM Connect honors the best among North Texas nonprofit organizations
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

CNM Connect paid tribute to five standouts in the nonprofit community at its annual A Night of Light on Nov. 16 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Award recipients received $2,500...more

New Philanthropy Book, "Confident Giving," Named as an Award Finalist in the 2017 Best Book ...
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Ford Foundation, Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation

CLEVELAND, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, a new book on effective philanthropy written by Kris Putnam-Walkerly, President of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc.,...more

Construction starts on Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Hoblitzelle Foundation, Dallas Foundation, Meadows Foundation, Meadows Foundation, Moody Foundation

Construction started last month on the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, and it wouldn't have happened without 311...more

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