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

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Recent News from Dallas Foundation

Dallas advocacy group raises $500000 to assist abused children in court
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Dallas Foundation

Dallas CASA grossed more than $500,000 at the 20th anniversary Champion of Children dinner on Nov. 16 at the Fairmont Dallas. Priscilla and Corey Anthony and Laura and John Losinger served as...more

The Dallas Foundation names new president and CEO
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

... the foundation's chief philanthropy officer, and Jeanne Whitman Bobbitt, a former foundation board member and nonprofit management...more

The Dallas Foundation picks leader of nonprofit devoted to college readiness as new CEO
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

The foundation's chief philanthropy officer, Helen Holman, and former board member Jeanne Whitman Bobbitt, who is a nonprofit...more

Construction starts on Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Foundation: Communities Foundation of Texas, Hoblitzelle Foundation, Dallas Foundation, Meadows Foundation, Meadows Foundation, Moody Foundation

Construction started last month on the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, and it wouldn't have happened without 311...more

James Dondero Offers His Gifts of Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy to the Dallas Community
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

Due to his passion for philanthropic causes, James Dondero recently joined forces with Mary Jalonick, the CEO and president of The...more

McDermott Foundation supports Planned Parenthood with $1 million donation
Foundation: Hoglund Foundation

"We believe in the important work that Planned Parenthood does for women's health, regardless of a person's economic or insurance status,"...more

Teen pregnancy prevention research at Texas A&M to lose grant money
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

Texas A&M University is set to lose $3 million in federal grant funding, ... Two years ago, A&M joined the U.S. Office of Adolescent Health's...more

Rees-Jones Foundation gives SPCA $840000 to fight animal cruelty
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

Chief philanthropy officer Helen Holman will lead the session. Registration is required. To sign up, visit and click on "What We...more

The Dallas Foundation Awards Over $1.1 Million in Grants
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

The Board of Governors of The Dallas Foundation has awarded $1,142,814 in grants from Field of Interest funds held at the Foundation. The...more

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