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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.

Future Fund Awards $56k in 2018 Grant Cycle

Future Fund awarded more than $56,000 to organizations serving children and youth during its 2018 grant cycle. The list of grantees and their projects is below.Abilene Cultural Affairs Council/Abilene Arts...

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Evaluating the DIY Charity Option

Has starting your own charity ever crossed your mind? If the answer is “yes,” you are not alone. Today’s social impact culture mindset means more and more people are evaluating...

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Shopping, Giving, and Making a Difference

In 2015 alone, Americans gave a record $373.25 billion to charities, up 4% from the year before. So have you ever wondered how much of that giving happens at the...

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Gallery: Open Road Concert Series

The Open Road concert series benefiting Future Fund has been great fun for a great cause! Check out some of the pictures from the first two concerts at The Grace...

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A Boost for Tomorrow's Philanthropists

What’s hot when it comes to gifts for the graduate? You guessed it. Once again, the ever-popular, flexible, and tax-effective donor-advised fund carries the day. More and more parents and...

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Refugee Women Help Homeless by ‘Plarning for Abilene’

Travel about 8,200 miles east from Abilene, Texas, and you will find yourself in a land home to some of the tallest and most scenic mountains in the world...

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