Foundation / Corporation
The Dallas Foundation
08/01/17 5:00 PM CT
Grants to Dallas County, Texas nonprofit organizations for a broad range of activities to strengthen the local community. Funding requests will be considered in a broad range of areas, including social services, healthcare, and early learning. While organizations may be located outside Dallas County, projects must primarily serve Dallas County residents.
GrantWatch ID#: 170709
Community Impact funds are generally not available for multi-year grants.
To be eligible for a grant, an organization must be a tax-exempt, nonprofit agency that serves a variety of charitable purposes.
All of the Foundation’s competitively awarded grants go to agencies that serve Dallas County. Your agency may be located outside the county; however, more than 50 percent of your agency's clients must be Dallas County residents to qualify for a competitive grant.
Community Impact funds are generally not available for:
-Organizations that have received grants from the Field of Interest funds or Community Impact funds within the preceding three years
-Annual Fund campaigns, underwriting of fundraising events, and marketing campaigns
-Religious purposes (although the Foundation does support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
-Organizations located outside Dallas County, unless more than 50 percent of the agency's clients served are residents of Dallas County
The Dallas Foundation will hold a Grantmaking Seminar on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 3:00 - 4:30 pm. The session will be held in the Auditorium of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn, Dallas, Texas.
Pre-registration is required.
Helen Holman, the chief philanthropy officer, leads these informative sessions. She will discuss the Dallas Foundation's grantmaking, including:
-Explanation of funds
Please note that this is not a grant writing workshop, but rather is intended to offer insight into The Dallas Foundation's grantmaking process. The seminar outlines the process for requesting a grant from The Dallas Foundation, but attendance is not required to submit a Letter of Inquiry.
More information regarding the seminar may be found here:
LOIs will be due August 1.
Selected organizations will be invited to submit full proposals, due in early October.
How to Apply:
More information about the Foundation's grant opportunities may be found here:
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register for the July 13 seminar here:
Log in to the grantmaking portal:
Start the Letter of Inquiry submission for the Community Impact Fund:
Helen Holman, Chief Philanthropy Officer
Lynsie Laughlin, Grants Officer
The Dallas Foundation
Reagan Place at Old Parkland
3963 Maple Avenue, Ste. 390
Dallas, TX 75219
USA: Texas: Dallas County