JOIN US IN CELEBRATING OUR

CENTENNIAL + 1 ANNIVERSARY

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) was founded in September 1920. Join us for a year-long celebration of community.

Imagine how an employee feels asking you to help with rent.
Now imagine you’re the employee.
YOUR HARDSHIP FUND. MADE POSSIBLE BY TFEC.

TFEC’s COMMITMENT TO

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) Board of Directors and team have taken the last few months to acknowledge and reflect on issues of systemic racism and oppression that are facing people of color in our communities. TFEC works to support all members of our communities in order to reach their full potential.

Passion Brought You Here.  

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INVEST IN YOUR PASSION

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING OUR

CENTENNIAL + 1 ANNIVERSARY

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) was founded in September 1920. Join us for a year-long celebration of community.

Imagine how an employee feels asking you to help with rent.
Now imagine you’re the employee.
YOUR HARDSHIP FUND. MADE POSSIBLE BY TFEC.

TFEC’s COMMITMENT TO

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) Board of Directors and team have taken the last few months to acknowledge and reflect on issues of systemic racism and oppression that are facing people of color in our communities. TFEC works to support all members of our communities in order to reach their full potential.

For our community, for good, forever.

Inspiring giving by partnering with donors to achieve their charitable goals and strengthening our local communities by investing in them now and for future generations.

TFEC in the community

We believe that a flourishing community is one based on equality and inclusion. Where we all come together to ensure that no one is left out. Where everyone has a voice—and the power to activate change.

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What’s new with TFEC

LOTUS Fund Grant Opportunity!

The Lotus Fund - established in 2011 by Meredith and Matthew Schuler in memory and in honor of Christine Mathna and her love of the Arts. Is now accepting letters of intent from arts nonprofit organizations.

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Check out our Scholarships!

Our scholarship department got an upgrade! Redesigned to help you find the exact information you need, check out the updated page below!

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Open Grant Opportunities!

TFEC is now accepting applications for the following grant opportunities

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Zachary Moore Music Memorial Fund

"TFEC is family to us. It means a lot to have the fund at a place where people cared about Zachary when he was alive, and care about this memorial fund that we’ve established in his honor."

Pillars with Purpose

"TFEC has a can-do attitude. They're invested not just in getting the job done, but also emotionally invested—which makes for a great partner."

Owen's Fund

"I think it's really important that we have a structure and an entity like TFEC to help the community thrive."