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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.

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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Preserving a Loved One's Legacy

To preserve a loved one’s legacy by establishing a way to create lasting impact on the causes that mattered to them is a beautiful gift. It’s a gift we have...

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Year-End Giving Ideas for 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we want to remind you of a few helpful tips and resources to make sure your year-end giving goes smoothly. We’ve included a range...

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Beloved CFA Operations Director Retires After 15 Years

They say if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. If that's true, then it may very well be that Nita Slaton hasn't worked...

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$330k Awarded to Nonprofits During Fall Grant Cycle

The Community Foundation of Abilene has awarded $330,931 to nonprofits serving the Abilene area during our fall unrestricted grant cycle. This impact is made possible by donors with unrestricted and...

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