The Foundation offices are closed to visitors due to COVID.


Office staff continue serving our fundholders, partners and constituents offsite without disruption. Updates provided as they become available.

Professional Advisor Seminar

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The Foundation is pleased to welcome Dana J. Holt, JD, RICP, AEP® CAP® as our keynote speaker for the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation/Southwest Community Foundation’s 2021 Professional Advisor Seminar. As CEO-Philanthropic Strategist with HOLT Consulting, LLC., Dana began her career as an estate planning attorney and then spent 13 years at a Fortune 300 Financial Services company. There she helped advisors all over the U.S. with their most complex cases and taught them how to integrate charitable planning into their practice. The seminar will offer relevant and informative analysis on successfullying gifting things like real estate and closely-held stock.

Sylvan T. Baer Foundation Accepting Applications for 2021 Cycle

Once again we announce the annual application process for the Sylvan T. Baer Foundation is now open. If you know of a nonprofit that meets the criteria below please be sure to send them this information. Any organization that improves the lives of those living in our Jewish community is eligible to apply.

They Need Your Help!

This edition of Funders File contains 18 submissions from our partner agencies for your consideration.  

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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Meet Our New Space

 

Charity, charite, caridad, nachstenliebe, carita. This is charity in English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. Charity is an important word in any language. You may have noticed I did not include charity in Hebrew...
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Our Mission

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.

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