Field of Interest Funds: Morris Hartley Morgan, Jr. Fund

The Dallas Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $70,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 1, 2019 3:00pm PST (Letter of inquiry)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

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.

Morris Hartley Morgan, Jr. Fund\

Assists low-income children who are suffering from debilitating diseases such as diabetes or cancer.

$60,000 to $70,000 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:

  • 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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