Communities Foundation of Texas is pleased to have created a dedicated Fund for Collin County that will focus on addressing the most urgent needs specific to this vibrant, growing area now and in the future. Since 2006, CFT has made more than 4,000 grants to 923 organizations in Collin County, totaling more than $51 million. Collin County, along with all of North Texas, has always been extremely generous. On North Texas Giving Day 2018, Collin County residents donated $5.11 million to support 334 Collin County non-profit organizations.

The first grants from the Fund for Collin County were awarded in 2018. CASA of Collin County and ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship each received grants in the amount of $20,000!

We each have our favorite nonprofits that we invest in and support today, but we can also achieve incredible impact for our community when we pool our resources together and invest in the future. To maintain the vitality of Collin County and all of North Texas, CFT is looking for committed, community-minded, forward-thinking businesses and individuals to continue to grow this new Fund for Collin County. Building this fund together will help ensure that there will always be dedicated charitable resources to meet local needs for generations to come. 

Join us to invest in Collin County! There are a variety of ways you can give to the Fund for Collin County, such as cash, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, retirement plans, life insurance, IRA and more. Consider supporting the Fund for Collin County on North Texas Giving Day.




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Information for nonprofits serving Collin County
CFT’s Fund for Collin County was established to provide support for nonprofit organizations addressing the most pressing needs and promising opportunities for Collin County residents. All charitable purposes will be considered, with the exception of places of worship. To be considered, an organization must be a qualified 501(c)(3) public charity in good standing with the IRS with at least 75% of program participants being Collin County residents. Applications will be accepted
through the Letter of Inquiry process.

Please contact me for more information about the Fund for Collin County.

Jeri Chambers

Donor Relations Officer, Collin County