Linda Owen Joins Highland Capital Management as Charitable Giving Manager

Dallas-based asset management firm Highland Capital Management has teamed up with Linda Owen to provide strategic direction to Highland’s philanthropic activities as the firm’s charitable giving program continues to expand. Owen will serve as the firm’s charitable giving manager, operating in partnership with The Dallas Foundation, which administers Highland’s dedicated charitable giving fund.

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2016 Community Impact Fund Grant Cycle Opens
Letters of Inquiry for The Dallas Foundations 2016 Community Impact Fund grant cycle will be accepted between June 1 and August 1, 2016. Grants from the Community Impact Fund support a variety of causes, including social services, education, healthcare, and the arts. Selected organizations will be invited to submit full proposals, due in early October.  Read More..

Big Fix for Big D Announces Renewal for 2016

The Big Fix for Big D partners and the Companion Animal Funders Coalition has announced renewal of the Big Fix for Big D project. Big Fix for Big D aims to reduce the overpopulation of cats and dogs caused by unchecked breeding and will provide free spay and neuter surgeries, vaccinations and registration for animals in three of the highest-need zip codes of Dallas: 75211, 75217 and 75227.
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Winner of 2015 Good Works Under 40 Award Announced
John Dickey, who serves as president of the board of directors for Hope Cottage, a long-standing Dallas-based adoption agency, has won The Dallas Foundation’s 2015 Good Works Under 40 Award. Read More..

Finalists Announced for Good Works Under 40 Award
The Dallas Foundation is pleased to announce the five finalists for its annual Good Works Under 40 Award (#GWU40), which celebrates North Texas's committed, skilled and passionate volunteers under the age of 40. On November 12th, one of the five finalists will be selected to receive a $10,000 check to donate to the charity of his or her choice. The program is now in its sixth year and is co-presented by The Dallas Morning News. Read More..

Good Works Under 40 Nominations Open
The search is on to discover North Texas’ most committed, skilled and passionate volunteers under the age of 40. Nominations open July 30th for The Dallas Foundation’s Good Works Under 40 Award (GWU40), which celebrates the region’s most outstanding volunteers.  Read More..

The Dallas Foundation Houses Fund to Protect Against Extreme Heat

100-degree temperatures highlight need to aid Dallas’s vulnerable citizens.
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The Dallas Foundation co-sponsors IRS Workshop for Nonprofits
The Dallas Foundation is pleased to co-sponsor Richland College's IRS Tax Workshop for Tax-exempt Organizations. Choose one of two workshop sessions on May 19th and 20th.  Read More..

The Dallas Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Governors
The Dallas Foundation welcomes Paget L. Alves and Michael Sorrell to the Board of Governors.   Read More..

2014 Community Impact Recipients Announced
The Dallas Foundation recently awarded more than $1 million in grants to Dallas-area nonprofits from our community impact fund.   Read More..

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