Since 1981, North Texas Community Foundation has worked alongside donors and community leaders to support critical needs, solve problems, inspire action, and build a vibrant community.
North Texas Community Foundation is founded as a division of United Way of Tarrant County.
Tarrant Area Food Bank opens in Fort Worth.
The Ella C. McFadden Endowment Fund is established at NTCF.
Fort Worth Sister Cities founded to advance international citizen diplomacy.
River Legacy founded to promote flora & fauna in Arlington.
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas is founded.
The I Have a Dream Scholarship is established.
Cook Children’s Medical Center completes construction on its new facility.
NTCF becomes its own 501(c)(3) entity and Homer Dowd is named as its first CEO.
The Marty Leonard Community Chapel is built at Lena Pope Home.
NTCF’s annual grant distribution exceeds $1 million for the first time.
James L. West creates Center for Dementia Care.
The Nicholas and Louella Martin Tower at Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center is constructed.
Fort Worth South established to revitalize Fort Worth’s South Side.
Harris Methodist, Dallas Presbyterian and Arlington Memorial Hospitals merge to form Texas Health Resources.
Bass Performance Hall opens in downtown Fort Worth.
The Cliburn’s inaugural International Amateur Piano Competition, the first event of its kind in the United States.
Artes de la Rosa founded to support The Rose Marine Theater.
The Fort Worth Zoo debuts Texas Wild!
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s new building, designed by Tadao Ando, opens.
The Gladney Center for Adoption breaks ground on its new campus.
NTCF surpasses $100 million in assets.
AB Christian Learning Center founded to strengthen academic performance of students living in Stop Six.
The Doss Heritage and Culture Center opens in Parker County.
The Center for Transforming Lives honorarily names their building The Nancy Tilley Snyder Center for Women and Children.
The Chesapeake Scholarship Fund is established and awards over $2 million to FWISD students.
SOL Ballet Folklorico founded to celebrate the rich heritage and history of Mexican culture.
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts completes construction in Arlington.
The Women’s Center opens its
Nancy Jones becomes President and CEO of NTCF.
The Joan Katz Cancer Resource Center at Baylor Scott & White is constructed.
ACH Child and Family Services relocates to a historic Masonic Home site.
Catholic Charities Fort Worth celebrates 100 years and moves to new campus.
Texas Christian University completes renovations on the Amon G. Carter Stadium.
The Early Learning Alliance is established.
The Kimbell Art Museum Renzo Piano Pavilion opens.
NTCF introduces the ToolBox Grants Program to build nonprofit capacity.
The City of Fort Worth’s Project Henry Animal Treatment Ward opens.
NTCF debuts WORTH Next Gen for young professionals.
True Worth Place opens at Presbyterian Night Shelter.
The Texans Helping Texans Benefit Concert raises over $1.3 million to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Rose Bradshaw becomes President & CEO of NTCF.
The Tarrant To & Through Partnership (T3) is established.
The TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine welcomes its first class of medical students.
Arlington Life Shelter breaks ground on its new facility.
The Better Together Fund mobilizes over $1 million for COVID-19 relief.
NTCF launches the Fund to Advance Racial Equity.
NTCF surpasses $500 million in assets and $350 million in grants distributed.
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