CBCF 9 News 9 OFFICE STATUS UPDATE (Fire update)

Office staff continue to be displaced as a result of the February fire, but DO RECEIVE MAIL at the 600 Building address. Our phone number remains operational (361-882-9745) should you need to contact us, but we DO NOT receive Faxes to our number at present. Please call or e-mail us if you need to make arrangement for deliveries. Documents may be scanned and sent as e-mail attachments as an alternative to faxing your documents. Thank you!


The Mission of the Foundation is to improve the quality of life in the Coastal Bend by building community endowment and addressing social, educational, environmental, and cultural needs through the awarding of grants and scholarships.

The Foundation’s Vision is to provide the Coastal Bend with:

  • Efficient gift options to meet donors’ charitable wishes
  • Effective grants to charitable organizations and scholarships to students
  • Ethical leadership to promote and enhance area philanthropy

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Fall 2023 Scholarship Application is NOW OPEN!

The Online CBCF Scholarship application is now open for submission December 15, 2022 through March 1, 2023. Students are encouraged to apply by visiting the Foundation’s website and selecting “CBCF Scholarship Application” from the “Scholarship” drop down menu....