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Leveraging the power of connection.

Through unique institutes, awards, and advisor resources, The Dallas Foundation provides opportunities for donors and advisors to learn, collaborate and partner with one another, amplifying our collective philanthropic resources to make the most impactful investments possible. All our programs are driven by the interests of our donors and the needs of our community.

Programs We Offer

The mission of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is to educate, inspire, and empower women to become confident and engaged donors at every stage of their philanthropic journey while connecting them with the needs of the community and the organizations addressing those needs. Learn more >

Even the most philanthropically-inclined families have to think about when, to whom, how and how much to give. Whether your family consists of two people or twenty, The Dallas Foundation’s Family Philanthropy services can help navigate a path through all these issues. Learn more >

The Pegasus Prize is a $50,000 social innovation grant awarded to nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations with a charitable purpose, and hybrid organizations applying innovative approaches to addressing community needs. Learn more >

The Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) Study Group Program provides a collaborative forum that brings professional advisors and nonprofit leaders around the same table to learn about charitable planning and build lasting professional networks.

The Dallas Foundation’s Advisory Council serves as a resource to donors and prospective donors for advice regarding estate planning and business, tax, family and other matters. Members share the common objectives of promoting philanthropy and helping clients achieve their philanthropic goals. Our success is due in no small part to their charitable advocacy as part of the wealth management process.

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