The North Texas Community Foundation announces the 2019 ToolBox Grants Cycle

The North Texas Community Foundation announces the 2019 ToolBox Grants Program: Building Nonprofit Capacity to Combat Poverty in Our Neighborhoods. ToolBox Grants provide Tarrant County-based nonprofit organizations with capacity building grants to improve their strength and stability. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, as well as neighborhood associations that have a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor, are eligible to apply. Deadline for the Letter of Intent is Friday, February 8th. Learn more.

Giving Opportunities Provided by the Greatest Gift Catalog Ever®

Several of our clients are featured in the newly distributed Greatest Gift Catalog Ever® 2018 including a Wish with Wings, the Parenting Center, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County, One Safe Place, Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County, and Victory Therapy Center. As the holiday season quickly approaches, please consider a meaningful gift to the cause of your choice. All gifts will be matched. Thanks to the many corporate and community leaders who make this possible! Visit

HEB ISD Staff Members Set New Giving Records!


HEB ISD Staff members were “ALL IN” this year for the 2018-2019 Employee Giving Campaign. In one week, 775 HEB ISD employees pledged or paid a record-setting $33,000 in support of the mission of the HEB ISD Education Foundation. How did this happen? We’ll be writing some Good Advice articles on the subject, so check there often, but the short answer is this: Incredible district principals, educators and staff members; highly engaged Education Foundation board members; incentives and rewards; and a dedication to educational excellence by all.

North Texas Community Foundation Announces New Position

North Texas Community Foundation (NTCF), based in downtown Fort Worth, is adding a new staff member to their professional team - a Philanthropic Services Coordinator. This person will serve as a bridge between development and donor services and handle all external events. Please share this great opportunity and send qualified candidates their way. Thanks for all you do, NTCF!

$200,000 Grant Announced at Friends' Sunset Event

Perfect weather and breathtaking views greeted each guest of the Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center (FONC) at their inaugural Sunset Event, co-chaired by George Bristol and Marty Leonard.  Honoring Ralph Duggins, Chairman of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, the event raised community awareness and funds to help preserve, protect and conserve the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge for future generations.  A $200,000 Recreational Trails Grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife was announced – the first grant to Fort Worth in many years.  We are so privileged to work with Executive Director, Haily Summerford, and her board during this important time in the life of FONC.