Field of Interest Funds: Jalonick Family Memorial Funds (3 funds)

The Dallas Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $35,000

Anticipated deadline: Jan 20, 2021 3:00pm PST (Letter of inquiry)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Project / Program, Capital Project

Location of project: Dallas County, Texas

Location of residency: United States

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The Dallas Foundation offers grants to help meet the community's needs.

Since our founding in 1929, The Foundation has awarded more than $662 million in grants to more than 6,000 nonprofit agencies.

Field of Interest funds are offered in the spring. There are various funds that are available for a nonprofit's specific cause, including arts, critical needs, low-income clients, animal welfare and more.

Jalonick Family Memorial Fund-Breast Cancer

  • Assists agencies that provide medical care and supportive programs for low-income persons with breast cancer
  • $25,000 to $35,000 available to grant annually

Jalonick Family Memorial Fund-Domestic Violence

  • Assists children and adult victims of domestic violence
  • $25,000 to $35,000 available to grant annually

Jalonick Family Memorial Fund-Developmentally Disabled

  • Assists with the education of mentally handicapped and developmentally disabled children, to enable them to lead productive lives.
  • $25,000 to $35,000 available to grant annually

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The Foundation considers grant proposals from tax-exempt nonprofit organizations for a variety of charitable purposes.
  • All of our competitively awarded grants go to agencies that serve Dallas County.
    • Your agency may be located outside the county; however, more than half of your clients must be Dallas County residents to qualify for a competitive grant.
  • Organizations are eligible to receive a competitive grant from The Dallas Foundation no more often than once every three years.


  • Field of interest funds are generally not available for:
    • Organizations that have received grants from Field of Interest or Unrestricted funds from the Foundation within the preceding three years
    • Multi-year grants
    • Annual fund campaigns, underwriting of fundraising events, and marketing campaigns
    • Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
    • Organizations located outside Dallas County, unless at least 50 percent of the clients served are residents of Dallas County
    • Debt retirement
    • Research
    • Endowments
    • Individuals