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 14
August 18
December 15

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


Aberg Center for Literacy $12,500

Support the Family Literacy/Duel Generation Education program

Cafe' Momentum $15,000

Fund Cafe' Momentum Internship for adjudicated teens

Center for Brain Health (UTD) $165,000

Support educational program

Children at Risk $25,000

General operating support

Circle of Support, Inc. $20,000

Fund the S.M.A.R.T. Summer Learning program

CNM $12,500

General operating support

Commit! $60,000

General operating support

Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. $25,000

Support the 19th Centennial Amendment Fund

Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc. $5,000

Support Policy Work Group and TEGAC membership

George W. Bush Foundation $17,500

Support the Forum on Leadership

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $50,000

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

Highland Park Education Foundation $16,000

General operating support of the Leadership Society

Hockaday School $5,000

General operating support

Imani School $5,000

General operating support

Jubilee Park and Community Center $30,000

Support the Out of School Time Program expansion

Mi Escuelita, Inc. $20,000

General operating support

Momentous Institute $10,000

Support the 2019 Changing the Odds Conference

REAL School Gardens $5,000

General operating support

Relationships First, Inc $7,500

Support the Safe Conversations workshop

ScholarShot $20,000

Support Turning Drop Outs into Degrees with Academic Management program

Shelton School $50,000

Support the Shelton School Campaign

Stand for Children Leadership Center $20,000

Support the Home Visit project

Teach for America Dallas $60,000

Support the TFA-DFW 2020 Impact Plan

TexProtects $10,000

General operating support of TexProtects Express

The North Texas Alliance to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy in Teens (Ntarupt) $10,000

General operating support

United To Learn $15,000

General operating support

VolunteerNow $50,000

General operating support

Wesley-Rankin Community Center $20,000

General operating support

World Affairs Council of Dallas $10,000

General operating support

World Affairs Council of Dallas $50,000

Support the Global Young Leaders education program

Family Support Services

Akola Project $10,000

Support the Academy in Dallas

AWARE/The Dallas Foundation $10,000

General operating support

Big Thought $15,000

Support the Creative Solutions youth program

ChildCareGroup $20,000

Support the Two Generation Approach to Poverty program

CitySquare $20,000

Support the Transition Resource Action Center (TRAC) program

Communities in Schools Dallas Region $10,000

Support the CISDR SafetyNet project

Dallas CASA $15,000

General operating support

Deliver Fund $30,000

General operating support

Family Compass $30,000

Support Community Education programs

Family Place $25,000

General operating support

Family Place $50,000

Provide food for the Emergency Shelter

Genesis Women's Shelter $15,000

General operating support

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $15,000

General operating support

Girls Embracing Mothers, Inc. $10,000

Support the Pearl Program

Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. $33,000

General operating support

Hopekids Inc $5,000

HopeDay program

Magdalen House $25,000

Support the Legacy of Hope Capital Campaign

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas $10,000

Support the WHO® (We Help Ourselves) program

Mosaic Family Services $30,000

General operating support

North Dallas Shared Ministries $15,000

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

On The Road Lending $25,000

Support expansion of the MOBILITY program

Prison Entrepreneurship Program $30,000

General operating support

Promise House $12,500

Support expansion of the Emergency Youth Shelter

Senior Source $15,000

Support the Elder Financial Safety Center

Suicide And Crisis Center of North Texas $10,000

Support the "Teens Can Survive" program

Texas Center For Child and Family Studies $20,000

Fund Region 3 Community Based Care (CBC) Readiness Assessment

TexProtects $40,000

General operating support

Trey Athletes $20,000

General operating support of the Dallas expansion

Union Development Corporation/Project Unity $5,000

Support Project Unity's Year of Unity initiative

Volunteers of America Texas $10,000

Support the Resolana program - From Inmate to Neighbor

Wilkinson Center $15,000

General operating support