Since its inception in 1981, the Community Foundation of West Texas (Formerly Lubbock Area Foundation) has had the privilege and honor of awarding over $18 million in grants and scholarships to help better our community.
Last year alone, the Community Foundation of West Texas was able to provide $2 million in the form of scholarships and grants to those in the South Plains region. More than $712,000 alone was given to grants and scholarships for education and youth in 2016.
This is an outstanding and monumental accomplishment for the Community Foundation of West Texas, established in 1981 to serve 15 counties, including Lubbock and surrounding areas. The Community Foundation of West Texas serves a multitude of issues, and a diverse audience. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all people in West Texas through the development of organized philanthropy. The Community Foundation of West Texas serves as a pillar in the community, envisioning a flourishing West Texas made up of safe, thriving, and diverse communities, strengthened by a dynamic and robust nonprofit sector that is critical to our quality of life, and that inspires civic participation through philanthropy.
For more information on the Community Foundation of West Texas, how to apply for grants, and how to help, please visit www.cfwtx.org.