Dallas Foundation

The Dallas Foundation Promotes Interim Leader to President and CEO

by | Mar 22, 2024
With a nonprofit career spanning 35 years, Julie Diaz had served as interim president and CEO since May 2023 upon the departure of former CEO Matthew Randazzo.
The Dallas Foundation Announces $300K in Women’s Philanthrophy Institute Grants
by | Dec 20, 2023
In addition to The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center, which received the lead grant of $150,000, three other nonprofits each received a grant of $50,000, including Ebby’s House/Juliette Fowler Communities, Frazier Revitalization, and VNA Meals on Wheels.
Dallas-Based Nonprofit Education Is Freedom Names New CEO
by | Dec 14, 2023

Dallas-based Education is Freedom (EIF), a college access advocate serving 25% of the public school students within Dallas County, has hired Dr. Susanna Russell as its new CEO....


The Dallas Foundation Announces $1.5M in New Grants to 45 Local Nonprofits

by | Jun 20, 2023
The grants were awarded from the organization's Field of Interest Funds, endowed funds which are customized to align with a donor’s interest in a specific cause, the foundation said. Historically, each year the funds cover a range of issues, including the arts, critical needs, children & families, and animal welfare.
Connected Dallas Announces First Community Anchor Site, Expanded Website
by | May 19, 2023
The site in South Dallas' Innercity Community Development Corp. will provide access to computers, WiFi, one-on-one support, and digital training programs. The Connected Dallas program is supported by philanthropic investments by AT&T, Santander Consumer USA Foundation, and The Dallas Foundation.
Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Tenants Get North Texas Giving Day Surprise
by | Sep 26, 2022

Last Thursday, Water Cooler tenant leadership teams and boards gathered together at Pegasus Park and were surprised with more than $200,000 in prizes to support the missions of their nonprofit organizations....

Pegasus Prize

Apply Now: The Dallas Foundation’s Pegasus Prize Includes a $50K Social Innovation Grant

by | Oct 15, 2021
Nonprofits, for-profit organizations with a charitable purpose, and hybrid organizations applying innovative approaches to addressing community needs are eligible.

Impact Ventures Wins the Dallas Foundation’s Annual Pegasus Prize

by | Dec 16, 2020
For the first time, the Dallas Foundation is using the $50K Pegasus Prize to go toward dismantling structural barriers that entrepreneurs of color face when trying to access capital.
Five Impact Organizations Move to the Water Cooler at Dallas’ Future-Focused Pegasus Park
by | Jul 16, 2020
California-based Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation—a venture philanthropy group—will expand to Dallas with the move. Dallas-based founding tenants Commit Partnership, The Dallas Foundation, United to Learn, and Uplift Education served as thought partners during a multi-year planning process. Prospective Water Cooler tenants may receive reduced rent and access to a 'What-Else-Do-You-Need-to-be-Awesome' fund.
Homeless Kids, City Park, STEM Education Benefit from Philanthropy
by | Mar 28, 2018
North Texas educational institutions and nonprofits receive financial backing for their programs from foundations and businesses.