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.

Web Address

www.cftexas.org/

Assets

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


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Recent News from Communities Foundation of Texas


GALLERY: Communities Foundation of Texas' Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

... annually accepts applications from young leaders age 25 to 40 that are interested in learning about strategic giving, grant making and...more

Communities Foundation of Texas awards $6.3M in grants to groups using technology for social ...
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

The Communities Foundation of Texas has awarded $6.3 million in grants from the organization's W.W. Caruth Jr. Fund to 15 groups that aim to...more

Cara Mia Theatre Hires Its First Full-Time Education Coordinator
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Embrey Family Foundation, Dallas Foundation

CMT is thrilled to announce this first-time grant award from the Simmons ... CMT's educational programs bring theatre, music and visual arts...more

Memorial Day Weekend To Feature “A Day in The Arts”
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

“TI's spirit of philanthropy and support for the arts stems from our commitment to enriching the quality of life in our communities,” said Andy...more

Dollars for Good: Communities Foundation of Texas Awards $6.3M in Grants for Social Innovation
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

CFT said the endowment is aimed at advancing innovative and evidence-based solutions in the areas of education, public safety, health, and...more

Dollars for Good: Communities Foundation of Texas Awards $6.3M in Grants for Social Innovation
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

Four of the grants aim to improve the health and resilience of families via direct service or increased access to fresh food, the foundation...more

ScholarShot Gets $187500 From Communities Foundation of Texas to Launch First Texas Public ...
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

... is intentional, says Sarah Cotton Nelson, CFT's chief of philanthropy. ... The philanthropic goal is to support “frontier-advancing projects in...more

Are Texas' Public Universities Failing Their Dropout-Risk Students?
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

On Thursday, the Communities Foundation of Texas announced a new slate of grants from its W.W. Caruth Jr. Fund. On that list:...more

How grants can help agencies retain officers
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

The Foundation Center is a great resource for locating the community foundation that operates in your area. Examples of community...more

Communities Foundation of Texas opens office in Frisco
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas

The first grants from the Fund have been awarded to two deserving nonprofit organizations, CASA of Collin County and ManeGait...more

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Dallas County, TX

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