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CFT is funding emergency requests received via the North Texas Cares online grant application portal through our North Texas Community Response Fund. To see a list of CFT's most recent response fund grantee organizations and their award amounts, click here.

To date, CFT's response fund has awarded grants totaling over $1 million to 140 local nonprofits. For more information about these organizations and their emergency need descriptions, search the grantee database below or click through the alphabetical listings. To partner with CFT to help fund any of these noprofits and their needs, contact grants@cftexas.org.

 

Destiny Empowerment Enterprises Inc.


Destination Empowerment Enterprises Inc. supports the general health and wellbeing of children and youth in the Greater Arlington and DFW Area.

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$5,000.00

DFW Asylum Seeker Housing Network


DFW Asylum Seeker Housing Network (DASH Network) is a long-term homeless shelter program for asylum seekers who have fled their home countries. They place asylum seekers in apartments in downtown Fort Worth and provide additional food assistance, job training, ESL classes, SAT preparation classes and provide connection to local residents to build their local safety net. 

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$5,000.00

Dickinson Place


The mission of Dickinson Place is to provide affordable housing and programming to lower income senior citizens to enhance their personal and social well-being.

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$5,000.00

DreamSpring


DreamSpring's mission is to increase access to business credit, make loans, and provide training and support that enables entrepreneurs to realize their dreams and be catalysts for positive economic and social change. Their goal is for all entrepreneurs to have equitable access to safe, affordable credit to start or grow a business, achieve financial security for themselves and their families and create jobs in their communities.

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$5,000.00

Duncanville Outreach Ministry


Duncanville Outreach Ministry works to reduce and alleviate hunger within the community by distributing food and providing financial assistance to qualified needy families in the City of Duncanville.

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$5,000.00

Dune’s LGBT Homeless Solutions Foundation


Dune’s LGBT Foundation aims to reduce homelessness among LGBT young adults in North Texas by opening and operating an LGBT-focused shelter.

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$5,000.00

Earth Day Austin


Earth Day Austin's mission is reinventing sustainability as an unprecedented cultural phenomenon with equity at the center.

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$5,000.00

El Buen Samaritano


For 30 years, El Buen Samaritano (El Buen) has been building healthy, resilient and vibrant communities by addressing the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of families.

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$15,000.00

Empowering the Masses


Based in the Fair Park neighborhood, Empowering the Masses provides life skills, basic needs and educational training services for the underserved community.

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$5,000.00

Apply for COVID-19 Grant Funding

To date, the 30+ funders participating in North Texas Cares have granted more than $35 million to nonprofits for COVID-19 related emergency needs.

Learn more and apply at NorthTexasCares.org