The Dallas Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2022 Community Impact Fund Grants, which awarded more than $1.4 million to 27 local organizations and initiatives supporting children and families.
The Foundation’s Community Impact Fund supports a variety of causes for the betterment of Greater Dallas. Grant awards align with the organization’s strategic priorities and community impact framework.
For 2022, the funding centered specifically on ensuring a Strong & Healthy Start in life, Community and Economic Resilience, Advancing Equity and Inclusion, and Enhancing the Nonprofit Ecosystem.
“Each of these Community Impact Grants demonstrates an investment in some of our community’s most critical needs,” said Matthew Randazzo, President & CEO of The Dallas Foundation. “The Dallas Foundation is thrilled to support and spotlight these recipients, whose missions align with The Dallas Foundation’s strategic priorities and, ultimately, provide children and families with a brighter and more equitable community to live in.”
This year’s recipients include:
Strong & Healthy Start
- Child Poverty Action Lab
- Dallas College Foundation, Inc.
- Family Gateway
- Vogel Alcove
- The Center for Integrative Counseling and Psychology
- AVANCE-North Texas
- Rainbow Days
- Mental Health America of Greater Dallas
Community & Economic Resilience
- Dallas Morning News (Education Lab)
- Education is Freedom
- Prison Entrepreneurship Program
- Parks for Downtown Dallas
- Cafe Momentum
- Empowering the Masses
- Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
- Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country
- San Antonio Area Foundation
- Dallas Education Foundation
Advancing Equity & Inclusion
Enhancing Nonprofit Ecosystem
Funds awarded for the 2022 Community Impact Grants represent a portion of more than $56 million awarded by the Foundation to date in 2022, in partnership with the its fundholders.
The Dallas Foundation, established as the first community foundation in Texas in 1929, brings together people, ideas, and investments in Greater Dallas. In 2021, The Dallas Foundation, in partnership with the more than 400 fundholders, invested over $80 million into the community.