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


East Texas Communities Foundation partners with professional advisors – attorneys, financial planners, investment advisors, trust officers, accountants and others – to integrate charitable giving into their clients’ financial and estate plans.

ETCF accepts a wide variety of gifts and offers a variety of fund options to meet your client’s charitable giving needs. ETCF offers resources to help your clients with charitable giving as part of a comprehensive financial plan. Working together, we can help your clients leave a meaningful and personal legacy in their community.

Our staff can assist you in facilitating your clients charitable wishes. Please contact us at 866-533-3823 or to discuss the best options for your clients.


ETCF hosts a variety of educational seminars and workshops throughout the year on topics related to charitable giving, tax and financial planning, and more. Seminars presented specifically for professional advisors qualify for continuing education credits. Please email to be added to the mailing list about future education events.