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CNM Funders Forum

May 31, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The CNM Funders Forum is your opportunity to interact with leaders of prominent local organizations and learn what they look for when funding nonprofits! Representing Communities Foundation of Texas, The Dallas Foundation, and Bank of Texas, our highly qualified and experienced panel will share their funding priorities and processes, as well as exclusive insights to help with your grant applications.

Don’t miss your chance to network with experts, hear insider discussions, and learn about current social priorities!



Gensler Dallas

5005 Greenville Avenue

Dallas, Texas 75206


Cost: $75  Members / $125 Non-members

Please Note: Registration closes at 12:00 P.M. on the day prior to the forum. Registrations are subject to approval.






Wende Burton, Chief Philanthropy Officer | Communities Foundation of Texas

As Chief Philanthropy Officer, Wende Burton oversees and supervises all of CFT’s grantmaking activities and staff. She has over a decade in project management and business analyst experience.


Julie Diaz, Interim President and CEO | The Dallas Foundation

Julie Diaz joined The Dallas Foundation in 2019 with a distinguished four-decade career leading fundraising, marketing, and external relations efforts for some of the country’s most prestigious performing arts, cultural, educational, and philanthropic institutions.

*Julie Diaz will be replacing Matthew Randazzo


Bob White, Executive Vice President | Bank of Texas

Bob White has decades of banking experience and has been an executive with Bank of Texas for nearly 12 years. He is an active supporter of North Texas nonprofits as a board member and through Bank of Texas partnerships.


May 31, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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