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Advisor Connection: Angie Herrington

Spotlight on Angie Herrington, Herrington Wealth Management


Angie Herrington, a Certified Financial Planner®, wealth advisor, and owner of Herrington Wealth Management, has been working side by side with CFT to provide valuable advisory services for her charitable clients. 

Supporting our Allen community, together

$500,000 donated to CFT's Support for Allen Fund


More than 650 individuals, families, and businesses have given a combined $500,000 to CFT’s Support for Allen Fund to assist local nonprofits providing resources and services in response to the tragic mass shooting at Allen Premium Outlets.
 

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Launches Texas Blue Chip Program, Providing Mental Health Support to Law Enforcement Officers

The program is supported by CFT’s 'Support for Allen Fund'


The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is proud to announce the official
launch of the Texas Blue Chip Program, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at offering law enforcement officers an additional access point for confidential and free mental health services.

Galleria Dallas Helps CFT Say Cheers to 15 Years of NTX Giving Day with Month-Long Exhibit

The display at Galleria Dallas debuts in conjunction with Early Giving opening on Friday, Sept. 1.


During September, Galleria Dallas will partner with Communities Foundation of Texas for a Gallery Wall that celebrates the acclaimed organization’s 15 years of hosting and powering CFT’s North Texas Giving Day.

Support for Maui Wildfire Relief

The following is a list of funds established in support of those who've been impacted by this disaster.


On August 8, 2023, a fire swept through Lahaina in West Maui, Hawaii, causing massive destruction and devastation. The following is a list of funds established in support of those who've been impacted by this disaster. 

CFT’s Eisemann Edge Supports SciArt Exchange

Funding will support the innovative 'Sensing Deep Space: Pandora’s Cluster' exhibit


The Eisemann Edge Initiative at Communities Foundation of Texas (“Eisemann Edge”) uplifts nonprofits and projects that explore the intersection of technology with performing and visual arts.

Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline: A Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Educator, researcher, and creative, Shareefah Mason, brought the community together to shed light on how we can and why we should diversify the teacher pipeline


Nationally, the majority of public-school students are students of color, however, only 21% of the teacher workforce are teachers of color and only 7% of teachers are Black. Shareefah Mason with Jacqueline Adam-Taylor and Tonya Clark presented these numbers at a recent event with Effective Teaching, an initiative of Educate Texas

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.