While we cannot predict the future, we can prepare for it. 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. We are excited to share with you that the Fund for Collin County continues to build momentum and support from the community with additional contributions.
We gratefully acknowledge the leadership and support of the generous contributors who have joined us in this important investment in Collin County.
Initial funders include:
The Fund for Collin County was established to provide support for nonprofit organizations addressing the most pressing needs and promising opportunities for Collin County residents. To be considered, an organization must be a qualified 501(c)(3) public charity in good standing with the IRS with at least 75 percent of program participants being Collin County residents.
In addition to the growing list of contributors to the Fund for Collin County, we thank our business partners in the community who have helped us launch this exciting new initiative: U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Plano Chamber of Commerce and Capital One.
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Please join us to invest in Collin County. For more information, visit www.CFTexas.org/CollinCountyFund or contact Sarah Higdon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-750-4247.
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