Dallas Foundation

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....

Forces for Good: AT&T Commits $1M to Southern Dallas Thrives, Last Mile Announces North Texas Education Fund, and $300K Is Awarded to Five Dallas Nonprofits
by | Jan 28, 2022
Plus, you'll hear about local $450K National Endowment for the Arts awards; a $7.5M gift to Children's Medical Center Plano; Miranda Lambert's partnership with Pets Alive!; and more.

Forces for Good: Highland Dallas Awards $2.4M in New Grants

by | Oct 15, 2021

The Highland Dallas Foundation has awarded $2.4 million in new grants to three local nonprofits:

The Family Place, which empowers victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling, and skills training, was awarded $1 million. Mimi Crume Sterling (above) recently joined The Family Place as its new CEO. The Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center will receive a $1 million grant to support its work providing justice and restoring hope to more than 8,000 children and their family members each year....

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.
My Possibilities, LaunchAbility Merge for Greater Impact
by | Jan 30, 2018
The nonprofits will operate under the My Possibilities name to help adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with job training and placement.

Better Together Fund Backs
Collaborative Nonprofits

by | Jun 9, 2017
The Dallas Foundation, Lyda Hill Foundation, The Meadows Foundation, and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind funding concept in North Texas to provide a variety of resources to participating nonprofits.