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Where giving thrives, communities thrive, too.

Our team of experts works with difference-makers like you to stimulate creative solutions to key challenges in our community, and improve lives through an unwavering commitment to lasting impact.


We have deep community knowledge.

Working with both donors and nonprofits and awarding more than 5,000 grants per year, we have deep knowledge of the issues and communities you care about here in North Texas, around the state and far beyond.

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Charitable funds managed


Cumulative grants since 1953


Raised through North Texas Giving Day 2018

How We're Making A Difference

Our key programs catalyze change in critical areas and build connections to solve meaningful challenges in the community.

  • CFT For Business

    06.26.2019| 9:15 AM - 12:15 PM

    CFT4B Volunteer Service Event: Project Transformation North Texas

    CFT4B's June Volunteer Service Event is Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – 9:15 am – 12:15 pm at Project Transformation North Texas at Grace United Methodist Church. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in the life of children who love reading!

  • Community|Nonprofits|Advisors|Fund Holders|Educate Texas|CFT For Business


    North Texas Giving Day

    CFT's 11th Annual North Texas Giving Day Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is the nation's largest 18-hour online community-wide giving event designed to empower every person to give back by supporting any and all of the 2,700 local nonprofits and causes they care about in one easy-to-use platform. During North Texas Giving Day, everyone has the opportunity to be a philanthropist to build a stronger and more vibrant community. Save the date to get up and give!

  • Community|Nonprofits

    05.23.2019 - 06.04.2019|

    North Texas Giving Day Kickoffs

    Offered in FIVE locations, these kickoff events are inspiring, full of information and the best place to start for all things North Texas Giving Day. Sign up now!

  • CFT For Business

    05.23.2019| 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM

    Women's Collective: Women and Boards- Prepare to Serve!

    Join us for lunch, networking and a presentation from Sandra Beach Lin as she will talk about women and Board service – why it's important and how women can make an impact!

Our 2018 Annual Report is out now!

Our 2018 Annual Report is out now!

Explore the inspiring stories in “Side by Side” about people like you who are making a difference.

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Dallas County Opportunity Assessment

Dallas County Opportunity Assessment

Read about how place matters and see the maps of inequality across Dallas County.

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North Texas Giving Day sets giving record!

North Texas Giving Day sets giving record!

Learn more about how 81,000 people like you came together to raise $48 million for 2,690 local nonprofits in 2018. Plus, save the date for 9.19.19!

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 See Year-End Contributions Deadlines

See Year-End Contributions Deadlines

From contributing to a donor-advised fund to making a private foundation's required 5% payout, we can walk you through the steps.

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