Community Foundation Initiatives
Make an impact in the community you call home.
Explore Giving Opportunities
We offer opportunities for donors to collectively make an impact on the region’s most pressing needs. Explore the possibilities, whether you are giving as an individual, family or business.
Through the Animal Fund, NTCF supports organizations working on the ground to rescue abused, injured or lost animals as well as provide preventive spay/neuter surgeries. Funding focuses primarily on dogs, cats and horses. Gifts to this fund will help us serve even more animals in need.
The Arts Fund makes grants to local organizations that encourage artistic expression, support emerging artists or increase appreciation and enjoyment of the arts. Gifts to this fund will empower local artists to create diverse art forms to enrich our community.
ToolBox Grants combats poverty by providing Tarrant County-based nonprofits with capacity building support. Gifts to this fund will address board governance, fundraising, or strategic planning in order to improve grantees strength and stability for the long run.
The Children’s Fund at NTCF provides general operating support to high-impact organizations serving victims of child abuse and neglect, and their families. Gifts to this fund will strengthen grantees’ ability to provide critical services to children and families in need.
NTCF’s Conservation and Environment Fund awards annual grants for programs that promote environmental stewardship and the preservation of open-space land in North Texas. Gifts to this fund will provide additional resources to organizations making sure the great outdoors is accessible to all both now and in the future.
The Better Together Fund deploys resources to organizations serving those who have been the hardest hit by natural disasters in our community. Gifts to this fund allow NTCF to rapidly respond to future disasters as they occur.
Through the Fleetwood Memorial Foundation Fund, NTCF provides financial assistance to Texas law enforcement or fire protection personnel who are injured or to the families of those killed in the line of duty. Gifts to this endowed fund will be used to provide additional financial relief to first responders and their families.
The Fund to Advance Racial Equity provides grants to nonprofits working to build understanding and strengthen our community across racial lines. Gifts to this fund will help ensure our community is a place where everyone thrives.
WORTH empowers young professionals to change North Texas for the better. By pooling their contributions, WORTH members work together to make an annual grant to a local nonprofit in a different focus area each year. Gifts to this program will enable WORTH members to make a greater collective impact by increasing the size of their annual grant.
Become a Friend
Friends’ gifts ensure North Texas Community Foundation is a lasting resource to improve the community’s well-being by:
- Convening key groups in our community
- Developing community knowledge and insights into effective nonprofit organizations
- Advocating for effective collaboration
- Developing community-wide initiatives
In addition to awarding grants, North Texas Community Foundation supports special initiatives that address local challenges and encourage smart philanthropy. All of our projects are developed in direct response to needs identified for the North Texas region.
Together, we can cultivate a more vibrant and resilient community where all North Texans can thrive.