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Support for Earthquake Recovery in Turkey and Syria


As Turkey and Syria are struck by earthquakes, our partners at the
Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) are taking steps alongside other organizations on the frontlines in support of communities as earthquakes expand across the area.

Click to view a list of funds that have been established as resources and relief funds for those affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

Forest Forward now halfway to campaign goal of $75.2M

Grant from CFT's W.W. Caruth, Jr. Fund supports Forest Forward's work in South Dallas


Forest Forward is now fifty percent to its capital campaign goal with the announcement of a $5 million investment from Communities Foundation of Texas. Forest Forward’s campaign to raise $75,215,000 is underway to support the vision of igniting a just, healthy, and thriving South Dallas.

CFT awards $250,000 across 20 local nonprofits in support of racial equity

Grants will support nonprofits addressing systemic racial inequity in our communities


Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) recently partnered with The Dallas Foundation to support nonprofits addressing systemic racial inequity in our communities.

CFT awards $435,000 across 35 local nonprofits in support of social services 

Grants will support emergency financial assistance programs in response to rising community needs


Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) recently offered a funding opportunity for nonprofits focused on providing emergency financial assistance in our local communities, including support for rent and mortgages, utilities, childcare, transportation, healthcare, and more.  

President/CEO Dave Scullin to retire in March 2023 after distinguished tenure at CFT

President/CEO Dave Scullin to retire in March 2023 after distinguished tenure at CFT


Join us in our congratulations and gratitude for his impactful leadership

CFT’s President and CEO, Dave Scullin, has announced plans to retire in March 2023, after a distinguished tenure at the helm of the largest community foundation in Texas and one of the largest in the nation.

Celebrating National Community Foundation Week 2022

Community Foundations: Here for good. 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.

Support for Hurricane Ian


As Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida, our community foundation peers are already taking steps to support their communities in the wake of what is expected to be a devastating storm.

Click to view a list of funds that have been established as resources and relief funds for those affected by Hurricane Ian.

Support for Uvalde

Learn more about supporting relief funds for victims, their families, and others affected by the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 24, 2022


On May 24, 2022, nineteen children and two adults were murdered when an 18-year old gunman entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Other victims remain in critical condition. According to Texas Department of Public Safety, this is Texas’ deadliest school shooting. 

Support for Ukraine

Learn more about how to support the organizations providing relief to those impacted in Ukraine


On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine by Russian Armed Forces. Since the start of the conflict, over 1.5 million Ukrainian refugees have continued to flee to neighboring countries, while the citizens still within Ukraine remain caught in the middle of escalating Russian attacks. According to the UNHCR, the UN’s agency that oversees refugees, the world is witnessing “the fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II.” Since the start of this conflict, local, national, and international nonprofits, governments, and businesses are stepping in to offer support to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.