The Dallas Foundation is the oldest community foundation in Texas. As a community foundation, the Foundation offers a range of ways for local philanthropists to assist the community and other causes they care about. The Foundation's grants include the arts, education, health, and social services, and extend statewide, nationally, and internationally.
Gifts to the Foundation qualify for the most favorable tax treatment possible and the Foundation simultaneously avoids the complicated regulations that govern private foundations. But because The Dallas Foundation is a community foundation, it offers that favorable tax treatment and regulatory simplicity, along with enormous flexibility to meet donors’ financial and charitable goals and a range of services to assist donors with their giving.