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This page is your resource for Foundation updates and blog topics related to charitable giving and community impact. Is there a topic related to charitable giving, endowed philanthropy, or nonprofit operations that you'd like to see in this blog? Let us know! Email ideas to mdobbs@cfabilene.org.

Tornado Relief Volunteer Opportunities

For anyone interested in volunteering to help with tornado relief efforts Tuesday, see the information below from Big Country Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD):The Big Country VOAD is requesting...

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Memories of Future Fund's Early Days

by Carolyn and John Beckham, Founding Future Fund Members Vision for Future Fund when formed: Future Fund began as a group of friends, all of us in our 30’s, with...

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Future Fund Makes Record-Setting $104k in Grants

Future Fund Makes Record-Setting $104k in GrantsFuture Fund of Abilene made the largest amount of grants it has ever made in a single cycle, awarding $104,338 to local nonprofits serving...

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#CFABlackHistory: Dr. Leo & Piney Scott

The first story in our #CFABlackHistory series is about Piney and Dr. Leo Scott.This video, while an understatement about their immeasurable impact, highlights some of the reasons Piney and Leo...

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Grantmaking 101: Types of Grants & How They're Made

by Megan Dobbs, Marketing & Communications Director All About Impact Grantmaking is kind of our thing. And it's our donors' thing. The Community Foundation of Abilene and our donors made...

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Solving Homelessness via Collaborative Efforts

The quest to solve homelessness is in full force among Abilene nonprofits serving people in need, and the Community Foundation of Abilene is honored to be on the front line...

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