Grantee Stories

The Dallas Foundation’s grants reach every aspect of community life in North Texas. We support agencies that prevent child abuse, offer meals and transportation to older adults, conserve natural resources, care for stray animals, feed and shelter homeless men and women, and underwrite nationally recognized art exhibits and musical productions. You can read about the agencies and programs our grants support below:

North Texas Food Bank

“The Dallas Foundation has served as a pillar of support not only for the North Texas Food Bank, but all of North Texas,” Jan Pruitt, president and CEO, North Texas Food Bank


Express Yourself Youth Poetry Contest

“The Express Yourself! poetry contest is a point of pride for us. We love that we can keep it going year after year.” — Jo Giudice, Manager of Youth/Teen Services, Downtown Branch, Dallas Public Library





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