The Dallas Foundation (TX)

The Dallas Foundation, established as a community foundation in 1929, serves as a resource, leader and catalyst for philanthropy by providing donors with flexible means of making gifts to charitable causes that enhance our community.

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$173,300,000 - 2007-12-31


$51,420,000 - 2006-12-31

Community Foundation Background


Recent News from Dallas Foundation

Foundations unite to save embattled North Texas nonprofits
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

North Texas philanthropy is fighting for its communal life. ... of Texas, the Dallas Foundation and nearly two dozen North Texas philanthropic...more

15 North Texas Funders Launch a Shared Grant Application for Local Nonprofits During COVID-19
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Hoblitzelle Foundation, Dallas Foundation, Meadows Foundation, Meadows Foundation

He said it's all a testament to the region's history of social innovation and coming together to support one another. As of the launch date, March 23,...more

Business Briefs: Santa Clara Univ.'s Narendra Agrawal to Help Ahmedabad University
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

... support for a child towards school lunch program for every HDFC Life Insurance sold. ... 650 children for one academic year, i.e., 150,000 meals in total. ... One of the highlights of this...more

Texas Women's Foundation Names New Grants
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

DALLAS – In the spirit of giving, Texas Women's Foundation (formerly Dallas Women's Foundation) announced its community grants totaling...more

Cara Mia Theatre Hires Its First Full-Time Education Coordinator
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Embrey Family Foundation, Dallas Foundation

CMT is thrilled to announce this first-time grant award from the Simmons ... CMT's educational programs bring theatre, music and visual arts...more

Dallas entrepreneur, educator and philanthropist Bobby Lyle to receive 90th Linz Award
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Dallas Foundation

Randall Stephenson, AT&T's chief executive and former president of Boy Scouts of America, praised Lyle for his volunteer work and...more

Laura Bush is the first honorary chair of North Texas Giving Day
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Hoblitzelle Foundation, Dallas Foundation

The philanthropy fest kicks off Monday, when donors can begin making pledges to nonprofits at Gifts recorded from...more

$1.1 million in Dallas Foundation grants go to social services, the arts, education and more
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

The Dallas Foundation has awarded over $1.1 million to 35 nonprofits in Dallas and Collin counties. The grants will support a range of...more

Moody Foundation gives $15 million toward Parkland breast care center
Foundation: Hoblitzelle Foundation, Dallas Foundation, Moody Foundation

The Moody Foundation of Galveston has granted $15 million to Parkland Health & Hospital System to help build a new breast center that...more

James Dondero's Unique Approach to Philanthropy and its Impact on the Dallas Community
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

Though more labor-intensive, connecting nonprofits and repurposing benefits in this manner makes Highland and Dondero's overall philanthropic efforts more effective than if they simply declined those...more

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Changemakers to Watch in 2014

Changemakers to Watch in 2014

A part of Philanthropy's Outlook 2014 package, eight movers and shakers in the nonprofit and social innovation front have been listed as the people to watch out for in 2014.

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