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Nonprofit Resources

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Nonprofits must do it all while managing staff, volunteers, time and resources. So you don’t have to spend time searching the internet, CFT has gathered a few key resources together to assist nonprofit professionals.

You can apply for a grant from CFT through North Texas Cares

You can partner with CFT for Business and access the services and programs designed to engage nonprofits with North Texas businesses. 

Request a board member
Request a supply drive
Host a volunteer/service event
Host a 2020 Freedom Day Event
Share your holiday season volunteer opportunities 

Learn more about cft4b nonprofit opportunities

Common Grant Application

Partner foundations that currently accept the common grant application include:

  • Carl B & Florence King Foundation
  • Communities Foundation of Texas
  • Dallas Women's Foundation
  • Miles Foundation
  • M.R. and Evelyn Hudson Foundation
  • The Boone Family Foundation
  • Bowden Family Foundation
  • The Dallas Foundation
  • The Embrey Family Foundation
  • The George and Fay Young Foundation, Inc.
  • Leland Fikes Foundation, Inc.
  • The Meadows Foundation
  • The Mike and Mary Terry Family Foundation
  • The Redman Foundation
  • The Rees-Jones Foundation
  • The Thompson Family Foundation
  • Vickery Meadows Youth Development Foundation

If you are applying to one of these foundations during their regular grant process, please use their suggested format/method of submission. Information on how to apply to each partnering foundation can be found on their individual websites.

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External Resources

As one of the nation's leading management support organizations, the Center for Nonprofit Management brings the most current tools for best practices in nonprofit management to thousands of local nonprofit boards, staff and volunteers each year. The center’s mission is to strengthen nonprofits to enhance sustainability and maximize impact.

The Volunteer Center of North Texas (VCNT) is one of the largest and most active volunteer centers in the country. The primary purpose of the VCNT is to recruit volunteers, including individuals, corporations and civic and faith-based groups, to serve at more than 2,500 nonprofits throughout North Texas.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 25,000 members in 165 chapters in the United States, Canada and Mexico, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. AFP provides training opportunities for fundraising professionals and promotes public understanding of philanthropy and philanthropic fundraising.

Helping people to do the most good in our community is what CFT does best.

Nonprofits strengthen our community and having a great community doesn’t just happen. Communities Foundation of Texas is committed to helping nonprofits thrive.

Learn more about CFT's focus areas