About The Foundation
Do Good. Charity Well. Legacy On.
Simple thoughts, powerful ideas. Powerful for both our donors and partners wanting to energize and bring to life their full charitable potential and equally as powerful for our Foundation known for addressing the issues that impact families and communities.
This is the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation.
Work that is more than just managing assets. It’s about growing relationships. Protecting families. Sustaining legacies. Through generosity, vision, passion and action, delivered with the highest level of personal attention, we build better lives, stronger communities and a nation of compassion by transforming fundholders’ philanthropic objectives into realities.
Over the last decade, our Foundation has granted over $125 million in charitable distributions to a range of philanthropic interests, including education, human services, the arts, and faith-based organizations, while our legacy initiative for the future has reached an estimated $270 million in bequests and endowment commitments.*
Of our many accomplishments, the one we value most is the trust and confidence of our fundholders and their advisors. We are diligent in our pursuit of excellence and have been since the beginning. Our outstanding team of volunteers, professional leadership, and experienced staff leads to our proud standing as one of the premier co…
2019 DJCF/SWCF Annual Meeting
Excitement. Gratitude. Generosity.
-> Infusing $175,000 into the Local Jewish Community.
-> Recognizing DFW’s Dedicated Nonprofit Staff & Volunteers.
-> Enjoying Lavish Desserts.
-> Welcoming New Board Members and Path Forward.
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the DJCF/SWCF Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 30th at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy what promises to be an inspirational program full of exciting community announcements and lavish desserts. The Sylvan T. Baer Foundation’s 2019 Grant Recipients will be announced! Bank of America, Trustee of this Foundation, will generously infuse nearly $175,000 into our local Jewish community by revealing its 2019 grantees and award amounts. The DJCF/SWCF also recognizes that agencies cannot survive without the lifeblood & dedication from staff and volunteers, especially the ones behind the scenes. The Foundations will recognize those vital employees and volunteers – our community’s Unsung Heroes. They work tirelessly with no expectation of recognition but are immensely deserving of this and more.
Unsung Heroes will be recognized from the following partner agencies:
Aaron Family Jewish Community Center
Akiba Yavneh Academies
Ann & Nate Levine Academy
Be The Difference Foundation
Community Homes for Adult…
The Daniels Family Israel Education Endowment Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation will award $2,000 to fund a student attending an international education trip to Europe and Israel (i.e. March of the Living, Heritage Quest or other approved experiences).
The 2019 Fall Edition of Funders’ File, a publication of special programs in our community which are in need of support, is now available! Building a strong future for the Dallas community has always been our priority, and we are pleased to continue bringing to your attention several interesting initiatives.
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.