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Support for tornado recovery in Southern U.S. states


Several tornadoes have hit lower U.S. states in recent weeks, and response groups are being stretched thin by the number of disasters they are addressing.

CFT and SMU to host 2023 Professional Seminar

2023 CFT/SMU Professional Seminar on May 9 to feature keynote speaker Bryan Clontz


Professional advisors are invited to attend our annual 2023 CFT/SMU Professional Seminar to hear from Bryan Clontz about Creative Charitable Planning with Non-Cash Assets on May 9, 2023.

Educate Texas: Effective Teaching Addressed in the 88th Legislative Session


The effectiveness of classroom teachers is the most important in-school factor for improving student academic performance. Furthermore, research shows that the quality of teacher preparation is critically important for teacher effectiveness. As the halfway point of the 88th Legislative Session approaches, both the House and Senate continue to signal their prioritization of effective teaching and specifically high-quality preparation.

Educate Texas: Community College Finance Reform Will Benefit Texas Students


The Texas Legislature is currently considering two bills, filed identically in the House and the Senate, to increase investments in funding community colleges to support Texans earning postsecondary academic and workforce credentials. 

Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards 2023


Communities Foundation of Texas and D CEO are proud to honor North Texas nonprofit professionals and organizations, as well as celebrate the companies and business leaders who support them through the Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards 2023. 

Welcoming Richie Butler as Board Chair

Heartfelt thanks to past chair, Alfreda Norman for three years of leadership


Join us in welcoming Richie Butler as CFT's new Board Chair and extending heartfelt gratitude to Alfreda Norman, who served as Board Chair for the past three years.

Q&A with Dr. Reo Pruiett, CFT’s chief DEI officer


Read about how Dr. Reo Pruiett, CFT's chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer is  advancing community equity.

#DoTheGood in April

Join CFT for Business for National Volunteer Month 2023


CFT will work to engage the North Texas community in a celebration of volunteer service during National Volunteer Month in April.

A Toast to Building a Thriving Community, Together

Celebrating Dave Scullin's impact locally, statewide, and nationally


Our President and CEO, Dave Scullin, will retire in March after a distinguished six-year tenure at the helm of CFT, the largest community foundation in Texas and one of the largest in the nation.