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New Nonprofit Directors Introduced at Friends of CFA Breakfast

The newest leaders of Abilene nonprofit organizations were introduced at the Friends of the Community Foundation of Abilene breakfast Thursday morning. […]

Outside The Box: Charitable Giving Without Cash

We’ve all heard the saying “cash is king.” Most of the time that’s a fantastic rule of thumb. But sometimes […]

The ‘Open Road’ to Downtown Vitality

by Megan Dobbs The Open Road Concert Series Picture yourself sitting comfortably on the rooftop of a historic downtown building, […]

25 Scholarships Offered for ComNet17

The Communications Network is offering 25 scholarships for ComNet17, its annual communications conference for foundation and nonprofit leaders. Nonprofit organization […]

Don’t Fall for ‘Personal Grant’ Scams

You get a phone call from someone telling you the good news that there’s free grant money with your name on […]

Match Your Giving Activities to Your Own Personality Type

In 2015, Americans gave nearly $375 billion to charitable organizations. Giving is a popular activity in today’s social impact culture. […]

Foundation Newsletter: FY 2016-2017

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Newsletter Click the image to see the full newsletter.

CFA Reaccredited with Rigorous Philanthropic Standards

Community Foundation of Abilene recently received reaccreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community […]

Theatre Productions Offer Unique Experience for Children with Special Needs

“I like singing and dance.  And I like Guys and Dolls, and I like Little Mermaid and Shrek,” said 7-year-old […]

Connecting Your Company with Your Community

If you’re a leader in your company who is responsible for your community engagement program, how can you figure out […]