Communities Foundation of Texas launched North Texas Giving Day in 2009. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the country. In 2015, the 18-hour event raised $33 million for 2,000+ nonprofits. The website profiles more than 2,200 nonprofits, and since its inception has infused $119 million into nonprofits serving the 16-county North Texas community.
Presenting North Texas Giving Day is one of the many ways Communities Foundation of Texas serves as a hub for philanthropy in North Texas. As one of the largest in the nation, CFT works to strengthen the community through a variety of charitable funds and strategic grantmaking initiatives. The foundation professionally manages more than 900 charitable funds for families, companies, foundations and nonprofits and has awarded more than $1.5 billion in grants since its founding in 1953. www.cftexas.org and www.twitter.com/GiveWisely.