The Dallas Foundation has a wide variety of funds established by donors - individuals, families, corporations and organizations - all with a broad range of interests.

Open a Fund

A fund can be opened with a minimum of $10,000. For more information on opening a fund, visit the Open a Fund page.

The Accelerator Fund

The Accelerator Fund of The Dallas Foundation focuses on projects that enhance nonprofit organizational capacity. The Fund, seeded by two generous Dallas Foundation donors, is structured to allow additional donors to contribute and participate in grantmaking decisions. To learn more, click here.

Invest in the Future of Dallas

The Dallas Foundation's Community Impact Fund enables us to respond to changing community needs, support innovative solutions to community problems and enhance the quality of life in our community. For more information on how to make an impact in Dallas, click here.

Leave a Legacy

Gift planning allows you - often with the help of your professional advisors - to support organizations and causes you value, now and into the future. Donors may choose to perpetuate their legacy and support the causes and charities they love by naming The Dallas Foundation in their will, trust or retirement account. For more information on planned giving options, visit our Leave a Legacy page.

Donor Spotlight: Dortch Family

When Wayne Dortch and his wife Alice converted their private foundation into a donor-advised fund at The Dallas Foundation, they may not have realized that the impact their philanthropic legacy would have on the third generation of their family.