North Texas Giving Day
North Texas Giving Day is an annual one-day fundraising event that has pumped more than $154 million into the local community since its founding in 2009. North Texas Giving Day 2017 will be September 14. In 2016, the 18-hour event raised $37 million for 2,518 nonprofits.
Agency Funds at Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) provide a simple and efficient way to build an endowment or a reserve—and help create sustainability—for nonprofit organizations. Our staff can also help your organization develop planned giving programs and assist with investment management and administrative details. Contact Carolyn Newham for details 214-750-4146.
Communities Foundation of Texas 2016 Impact Report
Communities Foundation of Texas is excited to release its first ever Impact Report. This report is designed to showcase the work CFT in involved in across the community through its discretionary grantmaking. Download the report: PDF ‡ Online Version
Common Grant Application
Click here to download the application.
For over a year, a group of funders in North Texas has been developing a Common Grant Application form, in response to requests from area nonprofit organizations. Through the process, an application was developed in which grantseekers can work from a common set of questions while still aligning requests to each foundation’s own guidelines. The partner foundations that are currently accepting the common grant application include:
Carl B & Florence King Foundation
Communities Foundation of Texas
Dallas Women's Foundation
M.R. and Evelyn Hudson Foundation
The Boone Family Foundation
Bowden Family Foundation
The Dallas Foundation
The Embrey Family Foundation
The George and Fay Young Foundation, Inc.
Leland Fikes Foundation, Inc.
The Meadows Foundation
The Mike and Mary Terry Family Foundation
The Redman Foundation
The Rees-Jones Foundation
The Thompson Family Foundation
Vickery Meadows Youth Development Foundation
If you are applying to one of these foundations during their regular grant process, please use their suggested format/method of submission. Information on how to apply to each partnering foundation can be found on their individual websites.
As one of the nation's leading management support organizations, the Center for Nonprofit Management brings the most current tools for best practices in nonprofit management to thousands of local nonprofit boards, staff and volunteers each year. The Center’s mission is to strengthen nonprofits in order to enhance sustainability and maximize impact.
Volunteer Center of North Texas, www.vcnt.org
The Volunteer Center of North Texas (VCNT) is one of the largest and most active volunteer centers in the country. The primary purpose of the VCNT is to recruit volunteers, including individuals, corporations and civic and faith-based groups, to serve at more than 2,500 nonprofits throughout the North Texas area.
Executives in Action (EIA) builds community by strengthening nonprofits and supporting executives in transition. EIA provides “service grants” to improve the productivity, efficiency, and impact of selected charitable organizations. These service grants are fulfilled by senior executive consultants who bring years of management experience to targeted projects within local nonprofits.
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Dallas Chapter, www.afpdallas.org
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 25,000 members in 165 chapters in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. AFP provides training opportunities for fundraising professionals and promotes public understanding of philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising.