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Here for Good.

The Dallas Foundation connects compassionate people to the causes they care about—improving lives and making visible progress throughout North Texas.

Through partnership and philanthropy, we provide expertise, leadership, and catalytic investments focused on making Dallas a brighter place for everyone who calls it home.

We have been, and will always be, Here For Good.

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Our Mission

The Dallas Foundation brings together people, ideas, and investments in Greater Dallas so individuals and families can reach their full potential.

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Our Work

Using our deep knowledge of the community, we support programs that benefit children ages birth to three as well as the civic priorities of Dallas; these investments prioritize partnerships that reduce intergenerational poverty and meet today’s pressing needs while positioning Greater Dallas for a brighter, more equitable tomorrow.

Working closely with our donor partners, we share our expertise, leadership, and the opportunity to co-invest in solutions that match their interests and make a meaningful difference.

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By The Numbers

Our year-end figures for 2020

*The Dallas Foundation is a tax-exempt, nonprofit, philanthropic entity. The below numbers are unaudited figures.

$420 Million

Total assets

$62 Million

Total grants paid

$100 Million

Total gifts received


Number of funds

$1 million to 231 students

Scholarships awarded in 2019-20 academic year

$900+ million

Cumulative grants (since inception)

Our Values

The Dallas Foundation Prioritizes


Serving as a Catalyst



A Focus on Impact

Community Connections

The Dallas Foundation has bridged donors to their philanthropic goals for nearly a century. Today, we remain a driving force in Dallas, squarely focused on educating and activating our donors, deeply engaged with our partners to invest in meaningful change for this community, and relentlessly optimistic about the well-being of our next generation.

Matthew Randazzo, President and CEO, The Dallas Foundation