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Communities Foundation of Texas announces W.W. Caruth Jr. Foundation fund RFP now open

The Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) has announced that the W.W. Caruth Jr. Foundation fund is now accepting proposals through Aug 15, 2018.

The W.W. Caruth Jr. Fund aims to build thriving communities for all by supporting innovative organizations working in and across the fields of public safety, health, and education. Organizations that need support to investigate, accelerate, or replicate a social change initiative that serves the North Texas region are strongly encouraged to apply.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is the first round of a two-stage grantmaking process. The RFP documentdescribes the opportunity in full. In this round, we invite short proposals for initiatives that address an important problem in the region by:

  1. Improving systems coordination through partnerships or technology, or
  2. Strengthening and substantially scaling the impact of an evidence-based program.

Proposals are due by August 15, 2018 at 5PM CST and must be submitted through the online portal. The CFT asks that any questions regarding the RFP be sent to by Jul 9.


CFT stimulates creative solutions to key challenges in the community. CFT thoughtfully and effectively supports its diverse donors and grantees by providing exemplary service and by demonstrating accountability. CFT improves lives through an unwavering commitment to lasting impact.

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