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Overview

Thank you for your interest in grant funding from KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation. We have launched this Foundation as a celebration of KoonsFuller's 40 years in business as now the largest family law firm in the Southwest. 

KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation builds on a 40-year platform of giving back, volunteerism, advocacy, pro bono and financial support of charities that serve Dallas, Denton, Houston, Plano and Southlake-Fort Worth.

Managing Shareholder and CEO Ike Vanden Eykel says, "We have established the KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation because we work with families - so we have a passion for serving families. We want to invest in the communities throughout Texas where our attorneys and clients live and work."

In conjunction with the launch of the Foundation, KoonsFuller has designed a 40th anniversary charitable campaign, KoonsFuller Gives a Damn. "In 2018, the Foundation will award $200,000 in charitable grants," Houston Managing Shareholder Sherri Evans says. "We are 40 years old and have five offices - 40 x 5 is 200. That is the magic behind our $200,000 first-year commitment."

KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation is partnering with The Dallas Foundation. Our grant process will be managed through The Dallas Foundation's online application portal. Questions about the grantmaking process should be addressed to Brittani Trusty, Program Officer at The Dallas Foundation.

Grantmaking Programs

The KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation is interested in supporting charities that address a range of community needs. In order to ensure alignment between our interests and those of potential applicants, please see our Mission and Areas of Focus identified below.

Please note that the 2018 grant cycle will be more accelerated than it will be in future years. The website application form is now available via the link below. Please note that in future years the grant cycle will begin in May, with the grants being awarded in late fall.

KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation's Mission

We believe in the dignity and personal growth of all people in our Texas communities. We support charitable and civic organizations that serve, nurture, lift-up, inform and educate individuals and families so they have additional and better opportunities to pay it forward and contribute to others.

KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation's Areas of Focus

We will support non-profit charities that serve our diverse North Texas region and the Houston area in at least the following areas:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children
  • Education
  • Family violence
  • Health
  • Legal aid

For more information about KoonsFuller, please visit www.KoonsFuller.com.

How to Apply

To apply for a grant, you must start by creating an account through The Dallas Foundation's grantmaking portal.

To create an account, please click on LOG IN TO THE GRANTMAKING PORTAL below. You will be redirected to the Application Manager page. Please click on "New Applicant" to create an account. You should receive an email confirming your account status.

Once your account is confirmed, you will need to return to this page and click the appropriate link below to "Start grant application for KoonsFuller Family Law Foundation."