International Student Experience
Most individuals can recall an experience in their life that transformed them in a way that can never be forgotten. These experiences help mold our identity and provide us with new perspectives that can influence us for a lifetime. This was the vision when the Daniels family set out to create the Daniels Family Israel Education Endowment Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation.
The Daniels Family Israel Education Endowment Fund of the DJCF will generously fund the majority of the cost for the student selected to participate in a fantastic international education trip to Europe and Israel (i.e. March of the Living, Heritage Quest or other approved experiences).
The application process is open to Jewish teen recipients who excel academically, have strong secular leadership experiences, and who desire a deeper connection to their faith. Jewish high school juniors or seniors with secular leadership experience may apply from Dallas, Denton or Collin Counties, or Corsicana, TX. Since the donor of this fund wishes to engage under-affiliated Jewish teens, the applicants may not be current or past Jewish day school students and in addition, have not attended any Jewish overnight camps. While we know that missing school is never easy, you'll be exposed to history unlike any textbook. In previous years, teens have blogged, made short films, video diaries, scrapbooks, and …
2018 Annual Meeting
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the DJCF Annual Meeting on Monday, October 29th at 7 p.m. The entire community is invited to enjoy this free event that promises to be an inspirational program full of lavish desserts and amazing announcements that will enrich our community. A highlight of the night is the presentation of Sylvan T. Baer Foundation’s 2018 Grant Recipients! On this night Bank of America, Trustee of this Foundation, will reveal which agencies were selected and what grant amounts will be given! It is truly inspiring to see the Sylvan T. Baer Foundation generously infuse nearly $175,000 into our local Jewish community. The DJCF is honored to serve as expert consult for this process.
Many people do not know that almost half of the assets managed by the DJCF are funds owned by nonprofit agencies. The DJCF/SWCF is proud to manage the assets of a variety of nonprofits , so they can focus on their important missions. The DJCF recognizes that nonprofit agencies cannot survive without financial resources. It is also clear that agencies cannot survive without the lifeblood & dedication from staff, especially the ones behind the scenes that don’t get the spotlight. The DJCF created a new project to provide an opportunity to showcase those vital employees called “Unsung Heroes”. This voluntary opportunity is for DJCF/SWCF agencies t…
Funders' File: Fall 2018 Edition
Building a strong future for the Dallas community has always been a priority, and we extend our enthusiasm in bringing to you several worthy organizations and initiatives. Submissions to Funders' File are voluntarily provided by qualifying organizations, and offer a valuable resource to you, our generous fundholders. Click below for eleven new fund opportunities with the 2018 Fall edition of the Funders’ File.
Independent Audit Report
to see our independent audit report for 2017.
Guided by our faith and traditions, the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation seeks to improve our community and the world by empowering the philanthropic vision and passions of our fundholders and community partners.