Upcoming Community Foundation Events
2017 Annual Luncheon
Monday, March 6, 2017
For more information or questions please contact our Philanthropic Services Coordinator, Jessica Siegel, at 817.877.0702.
Past Community Foundation Events
Insights for Professional Advisors
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 7:30 – 9:00am Fort Worth Club
WORTH:The Next Generation of Philanthropists Launch Party
Thursday, October 13, 2016 Press Cafe 5:30 – 7:30pm
Join us in launching year two of WORTH this October! Last years WORTH members gave out $25,000 to two area nonprofits in need of support. To learn more about WORTH events and becoming a member click here. To find out more about joining WORTH call Jessica Siegel at 817.877.0702 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by
Insights for Donors
Hear special insights from Dr. Stephen Klineberg at our Donor Insights event. The program will focus on The Changing Face of Texas: Tracking the Economic and Demographic Transformation Through 34 Years of Systematic Surveys. Sponsored by
Join us for Fort Worth’s #Philanthroparty on North Texas Giving Day
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square 4:00 – 7:30 PM
North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event for people across the nation (and the world!) to come together to raise as much money as possible for North Texas nonprofits on one day: September 22, 2016. In seven years, North Texas Giving Day has pumped more than $119 million into the North Texas community. In 2015, $33 million was raised through more than 118,000 gifts benefiting 2,020 nonprofits. For more information click here.
Four Mayors of Fort Worth: An Evening of Insight and Vision
Presented by the North Texas Community Foundation In Partnership with The Fort Worth Club Junior Activities Committee To view pictures from the event held on August 29 please click here. Download a copy of the Fort Worth: 25 Years of Insight & Vision tri-fold. An in-depth conversation about Fort Worth’s future with the leaders who have shaped our city over the past 40 years. Mayor Betsy Price will be joined by former Mayors Mike Moncrief, Kenneth Barr and Congresswoman Kay Granger. Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor
Business for Breakfast Series – Fort Worth Business
Focus: Healthcare Keynote Speaker: Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., Dean of Fort Worth’s M.D. School
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 7:30 am to 9:00 am Fort Worth Club 306 W. 7th St., Fort Worth TX 76102 Click here to register.
For more than 25 years Fort Worth Business has taken pride in our role as a key source of continuing education and B2B resources for businesses in Greater Tarrant County. Fort Worth Business continues that responsibility with the Business for Breakfast Series. Each series will target a unique vertical or address a key issue facing Fort Worth’s business leaders. Whether a panel discussion, symposium, or keynote speaker, the Business for Breakfast Series was created to continue to inform and educate our readers.
Friends of the Community Foundation Members-Only Breakfast
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 For more details about becoming a Friend of the Community Foundation click here.
The board and staff of the North Texas Community Foundation are looking forward to revealing the wonderful projects the Friends of the Community Foundation have made possible this first year of membership. Last year we had over 130 individuals, couples and organizations join. We want to thank you for showing your support and hope you will join us for a Friends-Only Breakfast in July.
Business for Breakfast Series – Fort Worth Business
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:30 am to 9:00 am Fort Worth Club 306 W. 7th St., Fort Worth TX 76102 Click here to register.
Real Estate: Mid-Year Forecast Review: Commercial and ResidentialFor more than 25 years Fort Worth Business has taken pride in our role as a key source of continuing education and B2B resources for businesses in Greater Tarrant County. Fort Worth Business continues that responsibility with the Business for Breakfast Series. Each series will target a unique vertical or address a key issue facing Fort Worth’s business leaders. Whether a panel discussion, symposium, or keynote speaker, the Business for Breakfast Series was created to continue to inform and educate our readers.
ToolBox Grants Cycle 2016: Giving Children the Tools to Succeed
2016 State of Texas Children and Fort Worth Snapshot Tuesday, June 14, 2016 9:00 am – 10:30 am Lena Pope
The North Texas Community Foundation will host a capacity-building training workshop and a ToolBox Grants 2016 Application Orientation on June 14th at Lena Pope. The 2016 ToolBox Grants Cycle, Giving Children the Tools to Succeed, aims to improve the quantity, quality, and/or coordination among Tarrant County agencies that impact the ability of children age 0-8 to learn and succeed in school. Click here to download the ToolBox Grants Orientation invitation. Click here for more information about ToolBox Grants.
Chesapeake Scholarship Awards Celebration
Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Fort Worth Club
On May 26, 9 graduating seniors from FWISD and their families were honored at the Fort Worth Club as they were presented with a combined $85,000 from the Chesapeake Scholarship Fund of the North Texas Community Foundation. This 4 year, renewable award is offered to FWISD minority students to help them attend their top choice college or university. Congratulations to our 2016 Chesapeake Scholars!! Click here to download the Chesapeake Scholarship Celebration invitation. To view more pictures from the ceremony click here.
Center for Public Policy Priorities Event
2016 State of Texas Children and Fort Worth Snapshot Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Lena Pope *Breakfast and lunch included.
On May 25, the North Texas Community Foundation partnered with the Center for Public Policy Priorities and the Early Learning Alliance to examine the role of equity on child well-being outcomes with the release of State of Texas Children 2016: Race and Equity in Fort Worth. Over 200 leaders from the business, civic, education, health, nonprofit, and philanthropy sectors gathered to learn about racial disparities that Fort Worth children experience in health, education, and financial security.
The State of Texas Children 2016 full report can be viewed here. The State of Texas Children Fort Worth Snapshot can be viewed here. The Star-Telegram article can be accessed here. The Star- Telegram editorial can be accessed here. The Fort Worth Business article can be accessed here. The WFAA video clip can be accessed here here.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 Insights for Professional Advisors 7:30 am – 9:00 am Insights for Nonprofits 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Fort Worth Club *Breakfast and lunch included.
More than 85 professional advisors gathered the morning of May 5 to hear Bryan Clontz, president of Charitable Solutions, speak about Top Charitable Trends Advisors Should Know in 2016 at our Insights for Professional Advisors event. At Insights for Nonprofits, Bryan spoke with executives at Lena Pope helping them learn how to build their organization’s endowment. Finally, Bryan sat down with the Community Foundation staff for a productive conversation about the inner workings of community foundations and how our staff can continue to learn and adapt as our assets grow. To learn more about Bryan Clontz click here. Click here to download the INSIGHTS for Professional Advisors invitation. Click here to download the INSIGHTS for Nonprofits invitation. Insights is an educational series of conversations that provide insight on philanthropy from each perspective in the charitable giving process. For more information click here.