Donor Resources & Solutions

Involve your family in philanthropy. Become a North Texas Community Foundation member of the National Center for Family Philanthropy. This allows you to access webinars, reports and events to help plan your family’s philanthropy. Contact Vicki Andrews to become a member and visit to learn more about the organization.

Philanthropy is a vital component of a strong, healthy community. The more informed you are, the more prepared you will be to make the right decisions about your charitable giving. We recommend the following resources to help you learn to give smarter and more sensibly.

Conduct Your Due Diligence: Online Resources

Philanthropic research may feel daunting. These online resources can help you feel more comfortable and confident with the process.

Get Strategic: A Reading List

Philanthropy is a very personal thing, based on each individual’s situation, personality and desires. We’ve prepared a wide-ranging reading list for you that cover a variety of key issues: family philanthropy, values-based estate planning, leaving a legacy and raising responsible children. Many of these books are not specifically about philanthropy, but about management insight, since execution is at least as important as strategy when it comes to charitable giving.

Here is our recommended reading list to help you get smart about giving.

Pass it On: Raise Charitable Children

Donors can extend their impact by empowering the next generation of philanthropic givers. Click here for insight on how to make charity and philanthropy a fun and rewarding family tradition.