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 13
August 16
December 14

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 $15,000

General operating support

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas $15,000

Support the Academic Success program

Children at Risk $15,000

General operating support

CNM $10,000

General operating support

College Foundation of UVA $20,000

Global Experience Bicentennial Scholarship Fund

Commit! $30,000

Support Years 1 and 2 of Commit’s 5-Year Strategic Plan

Creede Early Learning Center $5,000

General operating support

Education Opens Doors, Inc. $20,000

Program support

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $15,000

Mental Health and Wellness Education for Girls program

Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas $12,500

General operating support of the Girls Inc. Experience

Highland Park Education Foundation $5,000

General operating support of Mad for Plaid

Hockaday School $10,000

General operating support of Annual Fund

I Look Like Love Inc $10,000

Support the EmpowerU Personal Development and Enrichment Program

KIPP Texas $5,000

General operating support of KIPP Dallas

Mi Escuelita, Inc. $12,500

General operating support

Momentous Institute $20,000

Support Social Emotional Health in Education

Philanthropy Roundtable $15,000

General operating support and policy initiatives

Room to Read $75,000

General operating support

ScholarShot $20,000

General operating support

Shelton School $35,000

Support the Shelton School Campaign

Southern Methodist University $25,000

Support the Presidential Fund for Immediate Needs

St. Philip's School & Community Center $5,000

General operating support

Stand for Children Leadership Center $10,000

Support the Home Visit Project and Home2HomeVisits Model

Teach for America Dallas $20,000

Program support for Teacher Leadership & Development for Education Transformation

Texas 2036 $50,000

General operating support

Texas Public Policy Foundation $10,000

General operating support

United To Learn $20,000

Program support for the Believe. Embrace. Unite. Campaign: Together

University of Virginia Alumni Association $10,000

Support the "Kappa Kappa Gamma Capital Campaign"

VolunteerNow $5,000

General operating support

World Affairs Council of Dallas $50,000

Support the Global Young Leaders education program

Family Support Services

Buckner Children & Family Services $15,000

Fund the Texas Foster Care Capacity Crisis

Cafe Momentum $27,500

General operating support

Chase's Place $5,000

General operating support

Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL) $50,000

Fund the Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL): Systems Change Support

CitySquare $20,000

Support the TRAC (Transition Resource Action Center) program

Community Partners - Dallas $20,000

General operating support

Dallas CASA $12,500

Support Advocacy for Teens in Foster Care

Dallas CASA $27,500

General operating support in recognition of Dallas CASA's 40th Anniversary

Dallas Pi Beta Phi Philanthropies $5,000

General operating support

DeliverFund $20,000

General operating support

Family Compass $10,000

Support the Home Mentoring Programs - Dallas

Family Place $20,000

Capital for renovations of Sally's Place

Family Place $33,000

General operating support

Family Place $10,000

Emergency support due to impact of storm

Genesis Women's Shelter $60,000

Fund capital construction of a new non-residential campus for Genesis Women's Shelter, Kitchen or Outdoor Play Space

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas $10,000

General operating support of Women of Distinction

Girls Embracing Mothers, Inc. $10,000

Support the Pearl and Diamond Program

Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. $14,700

General operating support

Nexus Recovery Center Inc. $5,000

Program support for the Child Development Center

Prison Entrepreneurship Program $20,000

General operating support

Promise House $15,000

Support the Emergency Youth Shelter program

Senior Source $25,000

General operating support for the 60th Anniversary Campaign

Stewpot - First Presbyterian Church of Dallas $10,000

General operating support

Texas Women's Foundation (fka Dallas Women's Foundation) $12,500

Fund the Roslyn Dawson Thompson Endowment

TexProtects $21,500

General operating support

Union Development Corporation $25,000

General operating support

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas $40,000

Program support for the Social Innovation Accelerator | Advancing Social Innovation in North Texas

VolunteerNow $37,500

General operating support

Wilkinson Center $10,000

General operating support

Youth Village Resources Of Dallas Inc (aka Youth With Faces) $15,000

General operating support