Grantmaking Seminars

Interested in Applying for a Grant?

Attend The Dallas Foundation's Grantmaking Seminar for the information and tools you need to successfully complete a proposal.

WHEN

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (for Field of Interest cycle)

OR

Wednesday, July 9, 2014  -- Due to capacity limitations, registration for this seminar is now closed.

10:15 a.m. to Noon (for Community Impact cycle)

WHERE

J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Auditorium, 1515 Young Street, Dallas

Laura Ward, our director of community philanthropy, leads these informative sessions. She will discuss The Dallas Foundation's grantmaking, including:

  • Decision-making process
  • Application tips
  • Proposal structure and Sample Proposals
  • Examples of Past Grants
  • Explanation of Funds
  • Timeline

The Dallas Foundation has two competitive grant cycles each year:

Field of Interest – New Application Process for 2014!  On March 3, 2014, Letters of Inquiry are accepted for grant requests from funds established by donors to benefit agencies serving a particular population such as low-income or disabled children, or agencies with a specific philanthropic interest such as the arts. We will invite selected organizations to submit full proposals, due in early April. The Dallas Foundation will not consider unsolicited full proposals.

Community ImpactLetters of Inquiry for grants from our Community Impact Fund are due on August 1, 2014. We will invite selected organizations to submit full proposals, due in early October. The Dallas Foundation will not consider unsolicited full proposals.

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