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At Communities Foundation of Texas, we take care of businesses, especially those that take care of their communities.

CFT for Business provides expertise and resources to help your business develop and amplify a culture of good corporate citizenship.

We partner with companies of all sizes and offer a wide range of philanthropic services to help start or grow a company’s giving and community engagement program, guiding them through their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) goals while aligning with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

We believe in thriving teams that create thriving cultures to ensure a thriving future for all. Our Be In Good Company program recognizes companies who meet these pillars of excellence and make a difference in our community.


Learn more about our Be In Good Company program benefits and details below. Curious about CFT for Business' member services? Learn more here or read our Business Impact Stories here!

What does it take to Be In Good Company?

Be In Good Company recognizes companies in North Texas who are making a difference in our community through three Pillars of Excellence: Thriving Teams, Thriving Culture, and a Thriving Future. 

Participating companies need to exhibit at least one program or initiative in each of the three pillars. Learn more about the Be In Good Company Pillars of Excellence below:

Pillar of Excellence I: A Thriving Team

  • Encourages employee engagement
    • Sets goals and actively supports employee volunteerism
    • Creates opportunities for team members to serve on nonprofit boards/committees
    • Sponsors nonprofit events
  • Supports employee giving
    • Hosts drives for in-kind donations
    • Creates/offers employee giving platform and/or matching program
    • Establishes giving budget/charitable foundation or fund
  • Supports health and safety
    • Maintains ethical labor practices and creates a healthy and safe work environment

Pillar of Excellence II: A Thriving Culture

Pillar of Excellence II: A Thriving Culture

  • Embraces good company values and culture
    • Identifies ways to incorporate conscious capitalism principles
    • Develops community-oriented goals that align with business goals
    • Identifies and adopts at least 1 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
  • Authentically associates company brand with doing good
    • Brand association with community work
    • Identifies specific issue areas and focus efforts
    • Encourages suppliers, vendors, and clients to adopt good community values

Pillar of Excellence III: A Thriving Future

  • Promotes mentoring and sponsorship
    • Mentors youth/career-focused in underserved communities
    • Diversifies board/management/team
    • Develops a mentoring/sponsorship program for employees
  • Adopts socially and environmentally conscious practices
    • Adopts and actively creates Racial Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (RDEI) policy/statement/team
    • Adopts socially and environmentally conscious investments or decisions
    • Supports, participates, or funds positive and collaborative community initiatives

Are you ready to Be In Good Company?

Applications for our 2022 Be In Good Company program are closed! Check back for updates on our 2023 application process.

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"Businesses are a platform to solve social issues. Be In Good Company creates a structure, a bridge, to engage this powerful force for good. To lift ourselves up, we must lift up our community." - Debra Brennan Tagg, BFS Advisory Group, CFT Trustee

Be In Good Company Members

American Airlines
American First Finance
Asava Consulting, Inc.
Atmos Energy
Badmus & Associates
Bank of Texas
BFS Advisor Group
Bioworld Merchandising Inc.
Capital One
CONTI Organization
Credit Union of Texas
D Custom
D Mag
Dallas Business Journal
Dallas Regional Chamber
DHD Films
EO Dallas
ES on Demand
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Fibroid Institute Dallas
Goextele Communications Software and Technology
Granite Properties
Hazel's Expedited Freight
Holland & Knight
HumanKind HR
HumCap LP
Hunt Energy
Hunt Realty Investments
ILE Homes
Independent Financial
Lane Gorman Trubitt, LLC
Legacy Knight: Multi-Family Office
Marsh & McLennan Agency
Montgomery Capital Advisers
North Texas LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Pecan Grove Farms & Nursery
PGA of America
RealCom Solutions
Reata Pharmaceuticals
Risch Results
Ruthie's - Fueled by Cafe Momentum
Seeds 2 Stem
SFMG Wealth Advisors
Shields Legal Group
Stewart Law Group PLLC
Sunwest Communications
Sutton Frost Cary LLP
Texas Capital Bank
Texas Health Resources
Texas Mutual Insurance Company
The Dallas Morning News
Thomsen Reuters
Two Roads Consulting
University of North Texas System
Urban Logistics Realty
West Monroe Partners
Wise Resource Development

Not Ready to Apply Yet?

With the goal to make North Texas one of the most business-engaged communities in the country, we partner with companies of all sizes and offer a wide range of philanthropic services to help start, grow, or amplify a company's giving and community engagement program. Contact us today to learn more about the variety of ways you can get involved!

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