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Become a WORTH member today.

WORTH is a charitable membership group comprised of emerging change makers (ages 22-40). Members learn about critical needs facing our community and decide how to meet those needs through a collaborative grantmaking process. WORTH empowers the next generation to change Fort Worth for the better. The group has awarded $92,000 to local nonprofits since 2016.

Check back soon for information on our 2021 programming that will kick-off in January.

Members join WORTH by making a $250 donation (or $400 per couple) to the WORTH Endowment Fund at the Community Foundation. There are three ways to make a donation to WORTH:

Click here to join.

September 12: WORTHinspiring An inspiring evening with local emerging leaders impacting our city. Learn how you can invest for good as a young professional in Fort Worth.

October 8: WORTHlearning Hear from John Robinson, Executive Vice President of Grant Administration for the Amon G. Carter Foundation, about effective charity and vote on the 2019-20 focus area.

November 8: WORTHexperiencing: Driving Change Tour Join local philanthropists on a tour of neighborhoods experiencing high rates of poverty and learn from nonprofits serving them.

December 2019: Launch Grant Cycle Nonprofits submit funding proposals.

January 23: WORTHfunding Review funding proposals from local nonprofits and select grant recipient.

March 2020: WORTHseeing Site visit to funded nonprofit.

To view event photos visit our WORTH Facebook page.

Learn about critical needs in our community and how to ensure the money you give makes an impact.

Magnify your giving by pooling resources with other young professionals and drawing a dollar-for-dollar match from local investors.

Get to know local nonprofits and make all decisions on how WORTH funds are invested.

Gain access to local leaders and philanthropists.

Build your network with other young professionals committed to the success of our community.

Understand options available to support your own charitable giving.

All events (including food and drinks) are free to members.

Thank you to our investors Meta Alice Keith Bratten Foundation, The Hodges Fund, Huckabee Community Excellence Fund and Higginbotham Community Fund!

2019-20 Steering Committee

Katie Anderson

Nathan Davis

Leslie Ford

Ann Lopez

Jake Richter

Allie Tolson


Contact Garrett March at gmarch@northtexascf.org or call 817.877.0702 for questions regarding WORTH or becoming a member.

WORTH Blog Posts

The Power of Collective Giving
By Jake Richter, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones
WORTH Member Since 2015

How Can All Generations Get Involved in Charitable Giving?
By Sean Evans, Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch
WORTH Steering Committee Member

What’s WORTH it? #NextGenPhilanthropy
By North Texas CF Staff

View more blog posts here.

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