Sylvan T. Baer Foundation

The Sylvan T. Baer Foundation’s annual funding cycle is open! The Foundation supports a broad range of efforts undertaken by Dallas-area Jewish non-profit organizations, and all qualifying organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through August 11.

Oh the Places They'll Go!

These students will move mountains! The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation and Southwest Community Foundation invites you to a celebration recognizing our incredible scholarship donors and deserving students who are off to Great Places! Please join us for a festive evening/dessert reception as we send them off on their way!

28th Annual Seminar

The Dallas Jewish Community Foundation and Southwest Community Foundation’s will be hosting its 28th Annual Professional Advisors Seminar. This Seminar presents nationally recognized authorities on estate planning and taxation and provides an invaluable networking opportunity with advisors from around the metroplex, most of which cater to high-net-worth clients.

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Local Agencies in the Spotlight

We have a long list of nonprofit agencies - our custodial partners - that invest their assets with the Foundation and this is their opportunity to share their most urgent needs and/or transformative programs.

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The Sylvan T. Baer Foundation annual funding cycle is now open! Click here for more information!



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  • Empowering our community’s charitable vision
  • Safeguarding our community’s resources
  • Building enduring legacies














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Faces Of The Foundation

We believe that the Jewish Community Foundation is one of the lowest cost, most efficient, best managed foundations we know of...
Joyce and Selly Belofsky
While I was giving birth to my son three years ago, I went suddenly blind. I had to move forward with my life, so I decided to get a guide dog, Roxi. Thank you for caring, and for being so generous. You are changing lives...
Chag Sameach, Ruth & Roxi
We delight in the vibrant, diverse, active, growing greater Dallas Jewish community, and feel our participation with the DJCF assures its continued growth and development...
Carol and Harold Pinker
Through the visionary grant of the DJCF, the Gardens of Friendship project is opening the world of gardening to our children, helping them grow and bloom along with their gardens...
2016 Gardens of Friendship Project Recipient
As an attorney (and CPA) who often represents families involved with complex tax and estate matters relating to wealth preservation and transfer strategies, it is reassuring to know that the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation is available a…
Josh O. Ungerman
Establishing a scholarship fund at the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation has proven to be an immense joy to clients who have done so...
Ira Silverman, Silverman Goodwin LLP
The two time assistance from the Priya Fund allowed us to focus on the physical aspect of the treatment. Thank G-d, we are now the proud parents of Ari and Eliana...
Shira and Dmitriy Olukhov and Family
For me, the reward of being a DJCF fund holder is equally matched by the honor of serving on a DJCF scholarship committee...
Ann Zimmerman Gallant
I am forever indebted to DJCF for their generosity in awarding me scholarships* to receive my college degree...
Jordan Herskowitz
Having a DJCF donor advised fund for many years has greatly simplified our charitable giving. Through our donor advised fund, we are able to recommend grants to many worthy organizations and fulfill our desire to help make the world a bette…
Julie and Scott Miller and Family

Contact Us

Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Byrna & Joe Funk Family
Philanthropy Center
12700 Hillcrest Road, Suite 201
Dallas, Texas 75230

E-mail: info@djcf.org
Phone: (214) 615-9351
Fax: (214) 363-5942