This noble organization was founded in 1987 as the Black United Fund of Houston an affiliate of National Black United Fund (NBUF) founded in 1968. Since 1987, BUFTX has been working with communities across Texas to help them change for the better.
Black United Fund of Texas (BUFTX) is an administrative, programmatic and fiscally responsible proactive institution. In doing so, they serve as a major anchor for supporting and developing funding initiatives that facilitate the positive growth and development of under served communities, thereby impacting change and cultivating community ownership.
"When we help ourselves, we help the total community at large become productive. Being partners in the community insures the future of all people."
-Marcus Glenn, President, Black United Fund of Texas
BLACK UNITED FUND OF TEXAS seeks to empower the growth and development of limited resource communities and their institutions. These efforts build community wealth and promote the best management of resources thus creating opportunities that become a means to an end.
They are continuing this work today, and being the Helping Hand That is Your Own.
The Be a B.O.S.S. program is proud to be a sponsored agency of BUFTX!