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Scholarship Applications Now Available

In 2018, the Foundation awarded more than $1.5M in scholarships to 460 students.

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Pegasus Prize Committee Considers Finalists

$50,000 prize supports addressing a pressing community need with innovation

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The Accelerator Fund

Donors co-invest to strengthen nonprofit capacity and impact

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We connect donors to the nonprofit causes they care about. 

Established as a community foundation in 1929-the first in Texas-The Dallas Foundation serves as a leader, catalyst and resource for philanthropy by providing donors with flexible means of making gifts and bequests, the income from which primarily supports the charitable causes of the city and county of Dallas.





Donor Spotlight

John and Diane Scovell view The Dallas Foundation as a trusted partner in their family's philanthropy.

The Dallas Foundation facilitates giving. It encourages you; it gives you the return on investment; it gives you the mechanics to give.








Instead of a gift, give for good!

Inspire your friends, family and co-workers to support their favorite charity and encourage philanthropic giving.