Make a Donation:

Gracious Giving

Thank you for partnering with Community Foundation of Abilene to meet the needs of our community.  After choosing the fund that you want to give to, type in the donation amount and click the Donate button.  For those wishing to make a gift in honor or in memory of someone, select the appropriate option from the drop-down menu. The Foundation will gladly acknowledge your gift to the individual if a name and address are provided.

Jim Ward Baseball Scholarship Fund

This is a new scholarship fund honoring James Edward “Jim” Ward. Jim pitched in the 1958 College World Series and went on to join the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Abilene Fund for Helping Others

Abilene Fund for Helping Others benefits organizations in human services. And reaching out to neighbors in need is a core value in our caring community. This fund was established in memory of John Sublett Hall and John Joseph Deegan.

Unrestricted Funds

Unrestricted Funds help our community’s non-profits’ most pressing needs and concerns. Your gift to this fund can benefit those in every area of community life.

Future Fund

Future Fund impacts the lives of children and youth in our community. Every gift is an investment in a young person’s future…a gift whose investment worth is beyond measure.

Abilene Fund for the Arts

Abilene Fund for the Arts can paint a whole new picture for area arts organizations. This fund has helped with scholarships and contributes to exhibition expenses. Artistic expression is supported in many different ways in every corner of our community.

Volunteer Fire Department Fund

Through the Volunteer Fire Department Endowment Funds, support of local heroes is given to 10 area county volunteer efforts. These men and women often sacrifice their time and safety to help so many.


Give to any other fund held at the Foundation.