Fast Facts10 things you should know about CFT

Communities Foundation of Texas:


Has granted over $1.7 billion since its inception in 1953.


Ranks #1 in total assets among all DFW foundations in 2017. (according the Dallas Business Journal)


Manages more than 1000 philanthropic funds, with over $1 billion in total assets.


Runs North Texas Giving Day: one day of online giving that has pumped more than $195 million into the North Texas community since 2009. It is the largest single-day giving event in the nation.


Distributed $109 million in FY 2017 to thousands of nonprofits.


Began as the Dallas Community Chest Trust Fund in 1953.


Ranks #7 in assets among all Texas foundations.


Operates Educate Texas, an innovative alliance of public and private groups that share a common goal: improving the public education system so that every Texas student is prepared for success in school, in the workforce, and in life.


Runs CFT for Business, an organization that helps small to medium-sized businesses do good.


Is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, public supported organization.

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