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 15
August 26
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


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas $15,000

Support the Academic Success program

Center for Brain Health (UTD) $170,000

Support educational programs

ChildCareGroup $20,000

Support the Two Generation Approach to Poverty program

Circle of Support, Inc. $30,000

Support the 2018 S.M.A.R.T. Summer Learning Program in collaboration with A Chance to Learn

Commit! $70,000

General operating support

Communities In School Dallas Region $25,000

Support the Student SafetyNet project

Dallas County Heritage Society $5,000

Early Childhood Learning at Dallas Heritage Village

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc $10,000

Fund high school scholarships

Education Opens Doors, Inc $15,000

General operating support

Education Opens Doors, Inc. $32,500

Support the Roadmap to Success Program

Educational First Steps $37,500

General operating support for Building High-Quality, Sustainable Early Educational Environemnts for At-Risk Children

George W. Bush Foundation $17,500

Support the George W. Bush Center's Forum on Leadership

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $50,000

Capital for Technology Infrastructure to support STEM programming at the STEM Center of Excellence

Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas $20,000

Support after-school and summer programs

Highland Park Education Foundation $10,000

General operating support of Mad for Plaid

Hockaday School $5,000

General operating support of the Annual Fund

Jubilee Park and Community Center $30,000

Support the Out of School Time Program Expansion

Jubilee Park and Community Center $5,000

Support the Middle School and Teen Programs

Mi Escuelita, Inc. $20,000

General operating support

North Texas Public Broadcasting (KERA) $15,000

Support KERA's programming for children in 2018

Parent Teacher Home Visit Project $5,000

Sponsor the PTHV National Conference in Dallas in October 2018 as a Local Partner

Perot Museum of Nature & Science $50,000

General operating support of Night at the Museum

Perot Museum of Nature & Science $670,000

Support Maker Space in the Expanding Our [Impact]

Reading Partners North Texas $10,000

Personalized Literacy Intervention for K-4th Grade Students

Room to Read $50,000

General operating support of the Singapore Gala

ScholarShot $15,000

Support the Degree Dallas program

Senior Source $15,000

Support the Elder Financial Safety Center

Shelton School $50,000

Support the Shelton School Campaign

Southern Methodist University $5,000

General operating support for the SMU Cox School of Business Pits Leadership Award

Southern Methodist University $62,500

Endowment Fund for Global Education

Southern Methodist University $5,000

Support the Simmons School of Education 2019 Research in Mathematics Conference

Southern Methodist University $5,000

General operating support of Dean's Discretionary Fund

Step Up $15,000

Support 11th Grade Career & College Exploration: Pathways to Professions (P2P) program

Teach for America Dallas $25,000

General operating support

Teach for America Dallas $60,000

Support the TFA-DFW 2020 Impact Plan

Teaching Trust $20,000

Support the "Empowering Leaders, Transforming Schools" program

U.S. Fund For UNICEF $75,000

Let Us Learn

United To Learn $15,000

General operating support

Family Support Services

Big Thought $15,000

Support the Creative Solutions youth program

Bridge Breast Network $10,000

General operating support

Buckner Children & Family Services $13,075

Next Steps Foster Care Transition Program

Cafe Momentum $15,000

General operating support

Chase's Place $5,000

Scholarship fund for developmentally disabled children using the Chase's Place program

Children at Risk $25,000

General operating support

Children's Medical Center $25,000

Support the Referral and Evaluation of At-Risk Children (REACH) Clinic at Children's Health

CitySquare $20,000

Support the Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC) Program

Community Partners - Dallas $125,000

Support the "A Forever Home for Community Partners of Dallas" capital campaign

Dallas CASA $15,000

General operating support of Champion of Children

Dallas CASA $5,000

General operating support

Dallas Women's Foundation $25,000

Support the Youth Initiative

Family Compass $25,000

Parent Aide Program

Family Place $10,000

Support for client assistance

First Presbyterian Church dba The Stewpot $15,000

Support for The Stewpot's Children, Youth and Family program

Genesis Women's Shelter $20,000

General operating support

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $15,000

General operating support for Women of Distinction Luncheon

Girls Embracing Mothers, Inc. $10,000

Support the Pearl Program

Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. $32,000

General operating support

Hopekids Inc $5,000

HopeDay program

Interfaith Family Services $100,000

Funding for Family Empowerment Center

Juma Ventures $10,000

To support start-up for Juma Dallas

Magdalen House $10,000

General operating support

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Tx $100,000

Support the North Texas Integrated School Health Demonstration

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas $10,000

Support the WHO® (We Help Ourselves) Program

Mosaic Family Services $25,000

Support the Multicultural Children's Day Care Program - through Crystal Charity

North Dallas Shared Ministries $15,000

Support Direct Assistance for NDSM Clients-Food Purchase and Rent Assistance

Prison Entrepreneurship Program $10,000

General operating support

Promise House $10,000

Emergency Youth Shelter Program

Relationships First Inc $5,000

Support for the 2018 – 2019 Relationships First/Safe Conversations Integrated School program

Ronald McDonald House $50,000

Capital campaign

Southwestern Medical Foundation $150,000

Support Dr. Joel Wells for Outcomes Research and Database for Hip Surgery

Southwestern Medical Foundation $150,000

Support Dr. Craig Rubin for Faculty Recruitment of Geriatricians

SPCA of Texas $12,500

Community Pet Program: Keeping Pets in Homes, Off Streets and Out of Shelters

Suicide And Crisis Center of North Texas $10,000

Support the "Teens Can Survive" program

Texas Winds Musical Outreach $5,000

Concerts for Seniors in Priority Facilities

Texas Winds Musical Outreach $50,000

Support the Catherine Barr Legacy Campaign

TexProtects $35,000

General operating support

TexProtects $10,000

General operating support to underwrite the 2018 TexProtects Awards Gala

U.S. Fund For UNICEF $25,000

General operating support for Dallas Chapter

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas $20,000

GroundFloor | Accelerating and Amplifying Community Impact in Metropolitan Dallas

VolunteerNow - VCNT $35,000

Support design of MySQL VolunteerNow Database

Volunteers of America Texas $10,000

Support the Resolana Program - From Inmate to Neighbor

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas $20,000

Capital for the YMCA Park South Kitchen Renovation Project

Youth With Faces $5,000

General operating support of Field & Vine

Youth With Faces $20,000

Horticultural and Gardening Program Expansion