December 04, 2013 | Updated: January 29, 2019

By Ramonica Jones

Congratulations to the Big Country Area! The Community Foundation of Abilene awarded a $3,100 grant to support more than 1,000 Special Olympics Texas athletes in the area. The grant will help fund local training and competition opportunities.


The Community Foundation of Abilene is a permanent collection of charitable funds supported by the general public and serving the greater Abilene region. The Foundation serves the entire community by raising, managing and distributing funds for charitable purposes. In many cases, contributions are pooled and invested, so that the earnings provide a permanent source of grant monies for general or specific purposes.


The Community Foundation of Abilene collects, invests and administers charitable endowments for the benefit of our community. We make grants that make our community better.  Learn more at www.cfabilene.org.

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