Field of Interest Funds: Jean Baptiste "Tad" Adoue, III Fund

The Dallas Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $165,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019 3:00pm PST

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: Dallas County, Texas

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

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. You may submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) for the fund that best fits your organization's focus areas.

Jean Baptiste "Tad" Adoue, III Fund

Supports the arts in Dallas County. Grants from this fund tend to be for the performing and visual arts to honor the spirit of Mr. Adoue's gift. 

$150,000 to $165,000 available to grant annually.

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

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible for a grant, an organization must be a tax-exempt, nonprofit agency that serves 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 50 percent of your agency's clients must be Dallas County residents to qualify for a competitive grant.
  • Please note: Organizations are eligible to receive a competitive grant from The Dallas Foundation no more often than once every three years.

Ineligibility:

  • Grants for arts education are typically not considered. 
  • Field of Interest funds are generally not available for:
    • Organizations that have received grants from our Field of Interest funds or Community Impact funds 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 more than 50 percent of the agency's clients served are residents of Dallas County
    • Debt retirement
    • Research
    • Endowments
    • Individuals
    • Start-up organizations


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