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Benefits & Programs

Throughout the year, EFNT offers an array of innovative and dynamic programs to engage its Member Company CEOs, Practioners, and Staff.
Mayor Mike Rawlings at Freedom Day 2012

EFNT Programs and Events 

Freedom Day: EFNT's largest Plug 'N Play, a powerful day of community service that was developed to honor the lives lost and changed on Septemeber 11, 2001.

Good Corporate Citizenship Conference: A day of speakers and workshops that will help Member COmpanies to develop and strengthen their CI plans. The half day conference will showcase Good Corporate Citizenship programs from a variey of small, medium and large companies, as well as other celebrated experts. Attendees include HR and Marketing professionals, Community Relations practitioners, and others working to develop or enhance their company's corporate citizenship programs.

Plug 'N Plays: Off the shelf, first-come, first serve community service projects available to our Member Companies. This service of volunteer days are available throughout the years and have benefitted nonprofit organizations such as the North Texas Food Bank and Texas Trees Foundation. Go to our 2015 Calendar of Events!

Practitioner Events: Practitioners are our primary point person at our Member Companies. They work closely with EFNT Staff to develop and execute a Community Involvement (CI) Plan.

Practioner Roundtables: Gatherings of practitioners to learn about issue, generate ideas and share best practices. The meetings provide trainings to develop, manage and improve community involvement and philanthropy programs.

Supply Drives (part of Plug 'N Play series): Collection of goods or basic needs for a specific agency and or/purpose. EFNT Makes It East To Do Good by providing Member Companies with:

  • Posters, fliers, and email templates
  • Sign-up sheets
  • Requested supply list
  • If needed, arrange for pick up and delivery of donated goods

To host a supply drive at your office, contact Sejal Desai at 214.750.4222 or sdesai@efnt.org

Spirit of Entrepreneurship: An annual celebration that highlights world class entrepreneurs who have made outstanding contributions to communities locally and nationally. The awards ceremony features the induction of a business leader into EFNT's Ring of Entrepreneurs and North Star Recognition.

  • EFNT's Ring of Entrepreneurs is an elite group of business leaders who exhibit a passionate commitment to corporate culture and philanthropy and have made an indelible impact on communities locally and internationally. The 2014 Inductee will be Trevor Rees-Jones.
  • North Star Recognition highlights those in the EFNT community who have demonstrated a powerful commitment to making a meaningful contribution to our neighborhoods and to strengthening EFNT's network of good corporate citizens.

Women Quarterly Dinners: Evening with C-level women of Member Companies to discuss "hot topics" and share ideas.