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Rakesh Dahiya, Katie Robbins, and Andy Smith Join CFT's Board of Trustees

Richie Butler remains board chair, Connie O'Neill vice-chair, and a thank you to outgoing trustees


Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) has welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees, Rakesh Dahiya, Katie Robbins, and Andy Smith.

Reflecting on 14 Years of Wende Burton's Impact

Celebrating Wende's CFT Career


After fourteen years of dedicated service and leadership, Wende will be departing Communities Foundation of Texas for her next chapter in nonprofit consulting. 

What is a Community Foundation?

A community foundation is a tax-exempt public charity serving thousands of people who share a common interest — improving the quality of life in their region and beyond. Individuals, families, businesses, and organizations create charitable funds that help meet local and national challenges.


A community foundation is a tax-exempt public charity serving thousands of people who share a common interest — improving the quality of life in their region and beyond. Individuals, families, businesses, and organizations create charitable funds that help meet local and national challenges.

Public Parks and Greenspaces


Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) wholeheartedly believes in providing safe, clean, and accessible greenspaces as a means of creating thriving communities for all.

Modern Luxury Spotlight

Wayne White, Communities Foundation of Texas President & CEO


A former industry leader in the global technology space, Wayne White’s latest endeavor hits closer to home, in alignment with his passion for community. 

Palacios Area Fund

Past Community Projects


Since 1981, the Palacios Area Fund of CFT has served the Palacios community by providing support to the City, its residents, and local nonprofit organizations.

70 YEARS of IMPACT

1953-2023


As we reflect on our 70th anniversary year, we look with hope to the future, while giving gratitude to those who have made our past and present impact possible. Over our history, more than $2.5 billion in cumulative grants have been made to nonprofits through CFT.

Communities Foundation of Texas names Calvert Collins-Bratton as new Chief Relationships Officer

Collins-Bratton to join CFT on December 4


Communities Foundation of Texas, the largest community foundation in Texas and one of the largest in the nation, announces Calvert Collins-Bratton as CFT’s next Chief Relationships Officer.

Celebrating National Community Foundation Week 2023

Community Foundations: Here to help you help others.


It's National Community Foundation Week! Learn more about the ways your local community foundations work to build a thriving community for all.