An Overview for Grantseekers

Let’s Get To Work

Donor advisor, Don Crisp, visits City Square.

Since its founding in 1929, The Dallas Foundation has awarded more than $365 million in grants to more than 2,400 nonprofit agencies. And we want to do more. We’re always looking for innovative approaches to solving community problems and meeting community needs. 

Please follow the links below to learn more about:

Who Can Apply?

The Foundation considers grant proposals from tax-exempt nonprofit organizations for a variety of charitable purposes in Dallas County. Grants may be awarded for capital projects, programs, capacity building or general operating support. We give priority to proposals that:

  • Are likely to make a clear difference in the quality of life for a substantial number of people within Dallas County
  • Promote cooperation and collaboration among agencies in meeting critical needs

How to Apply

We accept grant applications at different times throughout the year. To learn about our application process, click on the link that best describes your situation:

I know when to apply, but not how to apply.
I want to apply, but don’t know which fund is appropriate for my agency’s request.

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