Grant Areas

The Hoglund Foundation only provides grants to organizations in the City of Dallas.
Organizations or programs must fall within two areas:

Family Support

  • Helping families remain intact whenever possible by supporting family stability
  • Supporting the needs of children with an emphasis on child abuse prevention
  • Promoting individual and family responsibility and initiative to help break the poverty-assistance cycle


  • Delivering systemic improvement through cost-effective, scalable initiatives with data-driven results
  • Enhancing the learning process of individuals through classroom and teacher support

Qualifying Organizations or Programs Must

  • Focus on the City of Dallas
  • Use creative, innovative problem solving
  • Focus on areas not adequately served or funded by others in the community
  • Be a 501(c)(3) organization with proof of tax-exempt status
  • Need funding for specific programs or projects, capital projects, or general operations
  • Show sound organizational and financial management
  • Are collaborative in nature so that resources are shared and the impact of the grant is multiplied in the community

Application Schedule

We review applications three times a year.


February 1
June 1
October 1


April 30
August 15
December 16

Application Process Guidelines

  • Completion of Application: Only fully completed applications will be considered.
  • Online Only: No mail in applications are allowed. If you experience technical difficulty with the application process, please call 214-987-3605 or email:
  • Proof of Tax Exempt Status: Eligible organizations must provide a copy of its determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service verifying tax exempt status. The letter must specify its 509(a) Section classification. 509(a)(3) agencies will require additional documentation.
  • Application Frequency: Organizations may only apply once per year and only after any multi-year grants have been paid in full.
  • Site Visit: Organizations will be contacted if a site visit is necessary.

The board carefully considers all applications that meet our guidelines.

For further information, you may reach us at 214-987-3605 or email.

Areas of Giving

  • Education
  • Family Support Services
  • Miscellaneous

Select Prior Year Grants


Big Thought $20,000

General operating support

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas $15,000

Support the Academic Intervention project

Café Momentum $15,000

Support the Café Momentum’s Education Program

Catch Up & Read $5,000

General operating support

Center for Brain Health $300,000

Support the Hoglund Hub for NextGen Leaders

Children at Risk $50,000

General operating support

College Foundation of UVA $20,000

Global Experience Bicentennial Scholarship Fund

Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. $25,000

Support for Philanthropy Advocates

Communities In Schools Dallas Region $100,000

Safer Students, Stronger Schools Program

Dallas Pi Beta Phi Philanthropies $10,000

Support Lifting Up Literacy

Education Opens Doors, Inc. $70,000

Program support

Educator Collective $15,000

General operating support

Fund for American Studies $10,000

Support for Foundation for Teaching Economics programs in Dallas

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $50,000

Mental Health and Wellness Programming for Girls

The Hockaday School $5,000

General operating support

KIPP Texas $25,000

General operating support of KIPP DFW

Momentous Institute $30,000

General operating support

Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation $10,000

General operating support

Pi Beta Phi Foundation $10,000

Support for the Kansas Association of Pi Beta Phi's 150th Anniversary

Room to Read $100,000

General operating support for literacy programs

ScholarShot $35,000

Support for Turning Dropouts into Degrees and The GapApp Programs

Shelton School $25,000

Support the Shelton School Campaign

St. Philip's School & Community Center $10,000

Support the Middle School Launch of the WE BELIEVE CAMPAIGN

United To Learn $50,000

Support the Student Achievement and Strengthen the Teacher Pipeline Programs

University of Virginia Alumni Association $10,000

Support the Kappa Kappa Gamma Capital Campaign

VolunteerNow $10,000

General operating support

Wesley-Rankin Community Center $60,000

General operating support

World Affairs Council of Dallas $17,500

General operating support

Family Support Services

Austin Street Center $5,000

General operating support

Big Thought $5,000

General operating support

Cafe Momentum $5,000

General operating support

Child Poverty Action Lab $100,000

General operating support

Children at Risk $5,000

General operating support

CitySquare $25,000

Support for CitySquare's Transition Resource Action Center

Community Partners - Dallas $20,000

General operating support

Dallas CASA $12,000

General operating support

DeliverFund $20,000

General operating support

Family Compass $25,000

Support the Connecting Children and Fathers Program

Family Gateway $25,000

Support the Emergency Shelter/Overflow Program

Family Place $50,000

Fund Emergency Shelter Services

Feeding America $5,000

General operating support

Genesis Women's Shelter $20,000

General operating support

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $5,000

General operating support

Girls Embracing Mothers, Inc. $7,500

General operating support

Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. $18,500

General operating support

Incarnation Place Inc $5,000

General operating support

Jubilee Park and Community Center $30,000

General operating support

Magdalen House $25,000

General operating support

Momentous Institute $10,000

Support the 2022 Changing the Odds Conference

Nexus Recovery Center Inc. $5,000

Support the Child Development Center

North Texas Food Bank $35,000

General operating support

Prison Entrepreneurship Program $40,000

General operating support

Senior Source $10,000

General operating support

TexProtects $12,000

General operating support for the Founders Circle

TexProtects $100,000

General operating support

Union Development Corporation $5,000

General operating support of Project Unity

Women Moving Millions $10,000

General operating support

Youth Village Resources Of Dallas Inc $20,000

General operating support