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Challenges await Texas students of color after the end of affirmative action

They will need support to ensure equal opportunity in education.


Shareea Woods is the director of Texas College Access Network at Educate Texas, an initiative of the Communities Foundation of Texas. She wrote this column for The Dallas Morning News.

Communities Foundation of Texas awards $436,000 to 23 local health nonprofits

Grants will support North Texas nonprofits focused on improving health across dental, vision, and hearing care


Communities Foundation of Texas has awarded $436,000 in grant funding to 23 local nonprofits focused on improving health across North Texas. 

Communities Foundation of Texas names Wayne White as next President and CEO 

White to take the organization’s helm on July 31


Communities Foundation of Texas, the largest community foundation in Texas and one of the largest in the nation, announces Wayne White as CFT’s next President and CEO.  

The Bush Institute announces recipients of the 2023 Lindsay Lloyd North Korea Freedom Scholarship

$70,000 in funds awarded to 15 North Koreans to pursue higher education


Administered by Communities Foundation of Texas, the George W. Bush Institute awarded a total of $70,000 to 15 students as part of the 2023 Lindsay Lloyd North Korea Freedom Scholarship. 

Southern Dallas County is reaping benefits of STEM initiatives

A blueprint for student success has been created in Lancaster, DeSoto and Cedar Hill.


NETSCOUT partners with CFT for Business

Through their partnership with CFT for Business, NETSCOUT established a business-advised fund and launched their Heart of Giving Community Grant program.


In 2018, NETSCOUT began partnering with Communities Foundation of Texas for Business (CFT4B) with the goal of engaging their employees and their community.  Through their partnership with CFT4B, NETSCOUT established a business-advised fund and launched their Heart of Giving Community Grant program.

Finalists Announced: D CEO’s Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards 2023

Presented in partnership with Communities Foundation of Texas, this year's awards will recognize 125 North Texas leaders and organizations.


D CEO has named finalists in its sixth annual Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards, presented in partnership with Communities Foundation of Texas.

CFT for Business celebrates National Volunteer Month 2023


Throughout the year, North Texas companies connect with nonprofit partners through CFT for Business to uplift neighbors, drive positive change, and create a ripple effect of meaningful corporate responsibility outcomes for our community. National Volunteer Month provides a look into that community impact – a month-long celebration in April where CFT for Business’ network engages in volunteer service nearly every day.  

CFT awards $470,000 across 24 local nonprofits

Grants will support North Texas nonprofits that focus on animal services and programming


Programs funded include those that recognize pets and animals enhance the health and quality of life of individuals, families, and communities, as well as those that improve pet ownership in under-resourced communities and manage populations of wild, stray, and feral animals.