Galen Smith is senior officer for community philanthropy. He provides philanthropic advising services to help fundholders hone their grantmaking strategy, identify high-impact funding opportunities across North Texas and evaluate the effectiveness of grantmaking efforts. Galen also supports local foundations engaged with CFT to manage their grantmaking processes. He supervises CFT’s internal grant operations and serves as CFT’s content expert in human-animal connections.
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"CFT provides a unique opportunity to work hand in hand with nonprofit leaders, generous donors and an incredible CFT team to move the needle on the issues that matter most to North Texas families."
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