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The organizations we invest in help real people -- which is why real people just like you determine where the donations go.

Our grants allow grantees to invest where they need it to have the greatest impact through their program.

Corporate donors, community members, as well as individuals from philanthropic and community organizations make up our Community Grant Panels. These dedicated volunteers pore over each grant proposal and identify the local programs that align with our strategies and goals to create a lasting impact.

Quick Perspective:
With over 30,000 nonprofits in North Texas, identifying which programs align with our goals and strategies is no small task. 170 volunteers along with our Community Impact Team spend an average of 140 hours per proposal – that’s over 20,000 hours – determining which partnerships will create the most lasting impact in our community.

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The Selection Process

Each proposal goes through an approximate 140-hour approval process. With over 160 programs currently being funded, that's over 20,000 hours spent to ensure the most effective investments.

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We maximize every cent that donors entrust with us by directing it toward the critical programs that focus on keeping kids in school, attaining financial security, and accessing quality health care.


Your gift to the Community Impact Fund stays in our local community. In 2013 - 2014, your support has helped us invest more than $20 million in grants to 161 exceptional programs and services.

2014 - 2015

Allocation History

A quick breakdown of the $24 Million invested in the last year

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Featured Partners

These partner organizations are bringing meaningful change to our community.
And giving back to those who need it most.

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