On July 7th as we were all devastated by the violence downtown and the loss of lives of our dedicated police force. Early in the morning of the 8th, Communities Foundation of Texas staff were at work to find the best way to respond and be impactful in our community. Quickly we were able to:
CFT was able to act quickly and with an eye toward the future of our community in our response due to the strong relationships we have developed with donors. The ability to use these strong bonds to be quick, efficient, responsive and timely for our fund holders and our community is critical, and it is the reason we are all proud to be part of CFT.
Communities Foundation of Texas announced in late October a $500,000 commitment of seed funding to create a dedicated, long-term resource to support needs across Collin County.
Dallas County is growing and changing and our rapidly expanding population is one of our greatest assets, providing a relatively young and diverse workforce that can drive economic growth in Dallas for years to come.
In memoriam: Charitable legacies that live on
Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler served as a CFT trustee for more than 35 years and was CFT’s first female board chair. We recently honored Ruth’s legacy at our annual Chairman’s Dinner.