A Love Affair With Life Enhances Family Legacy

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A Love Affair With Life Enhances Family Legacy

“I have a love affair with life,” Alann Sampson said with a contagious smile. “I love people and I love Fort Worth.” It is more than just words for Alann, though, – it’s part of a legacy that started with her parents, Alann P. and Charles F. Bedford. Establishing a fund at the Community Foundation helps […]

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How Ann Lopez Made Giving Back Part of Her Life

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How Ann Lopez Made Giving Back Part of Her Life

With WORTH, you donate a little and participate in giving back a lot. For young families and individuals who live in North Texas and Fort Worth and are looking for ways to give back charitably, WORTH: The Next Generation of Philanthropists is worth the investment. The idea for WORTH came about in 2015 when the local […]

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Insight From Our Friends At Southside Bank

Insight From Our Friends At Southside Bank

Southside Bank, headquartered in Tyler, began its operations in 1960 and currently operates 61 community banking facilities in Texas with over $5.2 billion in assets. Our North Texas division has 17 locations and over 196 employees. Southside is a community-focused bank that offers a full range of financial services to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.  […]

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North Texas Community Foundation Featured in FW CEO Magazine

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North Texas Community Foundation Featured in FW CEO Magazine

Our CEO Nancy E. Jones believes in building the future of Fort Worth and North Texas, and in the last 8 years since Nancy took the helm of the North Texas Community Foundation, the Community Foundation has been growing by leaps and bounds. We were delighted recently that Paul Harral, Editor of the FW CEO […]

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Race & Equity in North Texas

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Race & Equity in North Texas

We all want a bright future for our children, and we want Tarrant County & North Texas to be a place that makes that bright future possible. As the state’s economy and population grow, the future of Tarrant County & North Texas depends on the health, education and financial security of all our children—across gender, […]

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Friends of the Community Foundation

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Friends of the Community Foundation

Friends of the Community Foundation BECOME A FRIEND OF THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION VIEW 2015-16 FRIEND’S LIST The Friends of the Community Foundation is a core group of supporters who help us meet the challenge of administrative and operational costs. The tax-deductible Friends membership helps us meet our budget, enhancing our programs, customize services to donors […]

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Texas has options for improving its foster care system — and Texas must

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Texas has options for improving its foster care system — and Texas must

Imagine you don’t have a place to call home. Your belongings are what fit in your small bag. You are separated from your brother, your sister, your dog or cat, and you know every day could move you to a new place with conditions you can’t predict — or worse, there’s no place for you […]

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Frost Provides Specialized Financial Services for Nonprofits Exceeding $2 Billion

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Frost Provides Specialized Financial Services for Nonprofits Exceeding $2 Billion

For bankers accustomed to the world of commercial customers, non-profit organizations can be a breed apart. After all, non-profits use different accounting standards, they raise capital differently, and for many, their net income is zero.  Frost recognized that a specialized team of bankers who understand the unique nature of non-profits could better serve organizations that […]

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Smart Philanthropic Planning Makes a World of a Difference

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Smart Philanthropic Planning Makes a World of a Difference

With the end of the year quickly approaching, now is a great time to start the conversation with your professional advisor and our staff to help you understand how you could set up a fund that also benefits you, the philanthropist, from the best tax advantages for your giving legacy. (Especially since all Community Foundation […]

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Philanthropic Solutions: What You Absolutely Can’t Miss

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Philanthropic Solutions: What You Absolutely Can’t Miss

We love good news, and it’s so much more fun when we get to share our good news with the community from a big stage. Here’s the scoop on what you absolutely can’t miss! Our very own Rose Bradshaw visited Good Day Fox 4 news to educate viewers on how to be a savvy giver, how […]

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How to Create a Living Legacy for Fort Worth & North Texas

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How to Create a Living Legacy for Fort Worth & North Texas

Whether your living legacy is through lifetime giving or an estate bequest, purposeful philanthropy begins with an idea and a charitable heart. Nancy, our CEO, likes to challenge us, constantly asking, how will we think beyond today? How will we be a living legacy for Fort Worth & North Texas? When many people think of […]

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Walter Rainwater named Inaugural Insight and Vision Philanthropy Award Recipient

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Walter Rainwater named Inaugural Insight and Vision Philanthropy Award Recipient

The North Texas Community Foundation announces Fort Worth civic leader Walter Rainwater as the first recipient of our Insight & Vision Philanthropy Award. The honor recognizes demonstrated  philanthropic excellence in leadership through deep local understanding, outstanding initiative, and measurable impact. Mr. Rainwater was chosen to receive the award for his extraordinary contribution to the children […]

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Getting Smart with Four Mayors of Fort Worth

North Texas Community Foundation Mayors Event at the Fort Worth Club in Fort Worth, Texas on August 29, 2016. (Photo by/Sharon Ellman)

Getting Smart with Four Mayors of Fort Worth

On August 29th, it was our pleasure to host the Four Mayors of Fort Worth: An Evening of Insight & Vision. Mayor Betsy Price was joined by Mike Moncrief (2003-2011), Kenneth Barr (1996-2003) and Congresswoman Kay Granger (1991-1995). The invitation-only event convened Fort Worth’s four current and former living mayors for a panel presentation to […]

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Community Foundation Ranks Number One for Donor Satisfaction

Community Foundation Ranks Number One for Donor Satisfaction

A new survey, independently conducted by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), ranks the North Texas Community Foundation number one for donor satisfaction among community foundations surveyed. It was the first time the Community Foundation participated in CEP’s Donor Perception Report (DPR), which was been conducted at more than 50 foundations across the U.S. “The North […]

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Pony Express Delivers Equestrian Experience to Urban Pre-schoolers

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Pony Express Delivers Equestrian Experience to Urban Pre-schoolers

This spring, the YMCA Camp Carter Equestrian Center piloted a therapeutic and enrichment riding program for 4 and 5 year olds thanks to a $10,000 grant from the North Texas Community Foundation’s Anita Berry Martin Memorial Fund. More than 60 students enrolled at YMCA schools such as the Ella McFadden Early Childhood Learning Center received […]

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