Communities Foundation of Texas

Communities Foundation of Texas and The Dallas Foundation Award $250K Across 20 Nonprofits to Support Racial Equality

by | Jan 18, 2023
The grants will support 20 Dallas nonprofits that offer a wide range of programs, including high nutritional foods for senior households, family mental health services, scholarships for Oak Cliff high school students, parent peer mentoring, team sports and life skills building for girls in Southern Dallas, and more.
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Comerica Bank Names New National Community Affairs Manager
by | Dec 24, 2022
LaToya Rowell will oversee the company's national volunteer program and continue to manage community initiatives and partnerships across the bank's footprint in partnership with the external affairs market team and social impact manager.
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Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Tenants Get North Texas Giving Day Surprise
by | Sep 26, 2022

Last Thursday, Water Cooler tenant leadership teams and boards gathered together at Pegasus Park and were surprised with more than $200,000 in prizes to support the missions of their nonprofit organizations....

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Communities Foundation of Texas Kicks Off North Texas Giving Day With Mightycause, a New Digital Platform

by | Jun 8, 2022
North Texas Giving Day lasts more than a day—its 14th annual event will kick off September 1 and run through September 22. To get both nonprofits and North Texans ready for it, the Communities Foundation of Texas is partnering with software company Mightycause for a new fundraising platform this year.

“We want to continue to grow the spirit of giving by engaging and activating more donors as each individual gift, no matter the size, helps the collective,” says CFT Senior VP Monica Christopher.
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IT Consulting Firm Rebrands as CG Infinity, Plans New Plano HQ
by | May 9, 2022
Plano-based Cyber Group is rebranding as CG Infinity and expanding its offerings beyond its core energy and financial client base. To advance its growth, CG Infinity plans to purchase a new 33,000-square-foot HQ in Plano, where it will operate an innovation lab.

Founded in 1998 by a longtime Texas Instruments engineering manager, CG Infinity aims to be "the most sought-after Salesforce partner for mid-sized companies."
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DI People: Jacobs, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, Sunwest Communications, KKR, Comerica, and More Make Moves
by | Mar 18, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Ecobat, Wingstop, ActivePure Technologies, Communities Foundation of Texas, Texas Health Resources, and other area organizations.

Plus, meet the UT Arlington professor helping to lead a NASA mission.
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Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance Raises $10M for Historic ‘Rapid Rehousing’ Program
by | Oct 18, 2021
The private donations by local companies and foundations are for the Dallas R.E.A.L. Time Rapid Rehousing initiative. Its goal: house more than 2,700 homeless people and families over the next two years. The $10M in private funds will complement $62M in federal funds allocated by local governments and DHA, the North Texas housing authority.
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Dallas-Based GreenLight’s Blockchain Platform is Powering College Readiness for Texas High School Students

by | Sep 17, 2020
GreenLight Credentials has been chosen to provide its blockchain platform to the Texas College Bridge. Now more than 6,000 students will be able to electronically share certificates and other records directly with colleges.
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Anurag Jain and Patrick Brandt Share How They Started Nonprofit Get Shift Done Amidst a Pandemic
by | Sep 2, 2020
What started as an idea with backing from community organizers and restaurant owners, Get Shift Done has rallied support to give meals and livelihoods to at-risk groups in 11 cities.
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COVID-19 Relief: Communities Foundation Receives $1M From Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas for PPE, Child Care, and Seniors
by | Apr 22, 2020
The $1 million donation will be provided through BCBSTX's newly created COVID-19 Collaborative Grant Fund. The donation grant will help provide personal protective equipment to first responders as well as help them with child care costs across the state and assist seniors.
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Get Shift Done COVID-19

Get Shift Done: New North Texas Fund Puts Hospitality Workers Hit by COVID-19 Back to Work—at Nonprofits

by | Mar 18, 2020
The initiative is the brainchild of business leaders Anurag Jain and Patrick Brandt.
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DI People: Lantern Pharma, The Richards Group, and RKD Announce Leadership Moves
by | Dec 17, 2019
In this weekly roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you'll also find news from Colonial Savings, Crawford & Co., Kubota, North Dallas Bank & Trust Co., Amy Stewart Law, and Communities Foundation of Texas.
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Solutions Through Collaboration: Dallas Funders Tackle Workforce and Business Challenges with New Program
by | Oct 25, 2019
Communities Foundation of Texas, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas have partnered to create an academy focused on local collaborations. Meet the first class of fellows, featuring 24 local leaders.
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