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 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

Peter Stewart > The Dallas Foundation
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

Peter chose The Dallas Foundation because of our reputation for fulfilling donors' intentions and our careful oversight of grants. He also knew he could designate advisors - in his case, his adult...more

Bezos gives $33 million for DACA scholarships
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

Amid the uproar over President Donald Trump's comments about immigration at a White House meeting, Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos made his position clear on Friday. The billionaire and his wife,...more

The Dallas Foundation Awards More Than $1.1 Million in Grants to Meet Community Needs
Foundation: Dallas Foundation

DALLAS (January 8, 2017) – The Board of Governors of The Dallas Foundation has awarded $1,152,650 in grants from the organization's Community Impact Fund. Each year, grants are awarded to local...more

Community Foundation Update (12/02/17)
Foundation: Central Indiana Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Solano Community Foundation, Cape Cod Foundation, Cleveland Foundation, Dallas Foundation, Dayton Foundation, San Diego Foundation

California. The San Diego Foundation has announced that its Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation affiliate has awarded $71,821 to Rancho Bernardo nonprofits and schools. Recipients include the YMCA...more

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

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Social Entrepreneurship

Social Innovation Business Offers Financing Solutions to Youth

Social Innovation Business Offers Financing Solutions to Youth

A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.

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