Is there a way to avoid fees on North Texas Giving Day?

Yes! You can avoid fees by opening a donor-advised fund at Communities Foundation of Texas. Contact Carolyn Newham at 214-750-4146 or to set up your fund today. 

Benefits of creating a charitable fund at CFT:


  • Bring strategy and structure to your giving
  • Use our staff to support your charitable giving goals
  • Receive one tax receipt


  • Stay personally involved in grantmaking
  • Incur fewer administrative burdens and cost
  • Maximum tax benefits - more than a private foundation
  • Invest with over 900 other component funds and more than $1 billion in assets
  • Donate diverse types of assets

Maximum Impact

  • Leverage our community experts who review more than 3,000 nonprofit grants annually
  • Benefit from due diligence conducted on every nonprofit of interest
  • Use the Giving Guide, a resource for making gifts to local nonprofits for targeted projects
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