Philanthropy builds community and changes lives. East Texas Communities Foundation supports philanthropy by offering simple ways for donors to achieve their charitable goals.


To participate in East Texas Giving Day, a nonprofit must be located in, or primarily serve one of the 32 counties in East Texas Communities Foundation’s (ETCF) service area. The 32 counties served by ETCF include: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Freestone, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Lamar, Leon, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood.

In addition they must be in good standing with the IRS. Each nonprofit’s page will include a link to their own website to provide donors with more detailed information on the organization’s mission and use of its charitable dollars.

Nonprofit registration opens January 13, 2021.

Click this link to register to participate in East Texas Giving Day. If you have questions, contact Holly at or 866-533-3823.

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