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Community Impact Fund

Grants to Texas Nonprofits for Social Services,
Healthcare, and Early Learning in Dallas County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Dallas Foundation

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

08/01/19 5:00 PM CT


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Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations for a broad range of activities to strengthen the Dallas County community. Funding requests will be considered in a broad range of areas, including social services, healthcare, and early learning. Additional focus areas include arts and culture, public or civic benefit, environment, and education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170709

Term of Contract:

Funds are generally not available for multi year grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a grant, an organization must be a tax-exempt, nonprofit agency that serves a variety of charitable purposes. All competitively awarded grants go to agencies that serve Dallas County, unless otherwise noted.

Community Impact funds are generally not available for:
- Organizations that have received grants from our Field of Interest funds or Community Impact funds within the preceding three years
- Multi-year grants
- Annual Fund campaigns, underwriting of fundraising events, and marketing campaigns
- Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
- Programs or services that do not serve Dallas County residents
- Debt retirement
- Research
- Endowments
- Individuals
- Start-up organizations

Pre-proposal Conference:

The Dallas Foundation will hold the next Grantmaking Seminar on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 3:00 – 4:30 PM. The session will be held in the Auditorium of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, 2222 Welborn, Dallas, Texas.

More Information:
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Pre-Application Information:

Letter of Enquiry are accepted between June and 5:00 PM CT on the first business day of August. Selected organizations will be invited to submit full proposals, due in early October.

Organizations are eligible to receive a competitive grant from The Dallas Foundation no more often than once every three years.

How to Apply:
Grant Process:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online application portal:

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Dallas County