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The latest thoughts, perspectives and world-changing ideas from the CFT team.

Announcing new funding for Collin County


Communities Foundation of Texas announced in late October a $500,000 commitment of seed funding to create a dedicated, long-term resource to support needs across Collin County.

Simplifying Complex Giving


Did you know that Communities Foundation of Texas can accept a wide range of gifts, even real estate, art and antiques?

Place Matters


Dallas County is growing and changing and our rapidly expanding population is one of our greatest assets, providing a relatively young and diverse workforce that can drive economic growth in Dallas for years to come. 

Smart Justice


The state of Texas spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually to provide mental health services to these individuals. Dallas is piloting a better way.

Letter from Dave

CEO Dave Scullin addresses what makes CFT unique


Several have asked what brought me to Communities Foundation of Texas. Easy. I was inspired.

The Spark That Inspires


On June 26–27, with the theme “The spark that inspires,” Arlington Convention Center was transformed into a hub of learning for more than 650 school leaders representing more than 300 schools...

Putting STEM to Work


2.5 million jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) credentials are predicted to go unfilled this year alone.

Awards and accolades for CFT Leaders


Communities Foundation of Texas leaders in the news. Celebrating Wende Burton, Sarah Cotton Nelson, Sejal Desai, Beverly Garner, and Carol Pierce Goglia. 

Educate Texas Supports STEM for All


“STEM for All” is the new motto being celebrated in Richardson ISD. In May 2018, the Texas Instruments (TI) Foundation announced a $4.6 million grant to Educate Texas ...