Grants and in-kind support to Texas nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for projects that address needs in the community. Funding is intended to promote voluntarism and improve the quality of life for local residents. Focus areas include health, education, family preservation, arts and culture, poverty, and violence intervention. Eligible projects serve Dallas County. Grantees will receive trained JLD volunteers and/or funding.
The Junior League of Dallas is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Issue Areas of Support:
Health - Supporting efforts to promote adequate, accessible, and preventive health services to all individuals
Education - Supporting efforts to promote excellence in education and access to education for all individuals
Family Preservation - Supporting efforts to promote the physical and emotional well-being of families
Arts and Cultural Enrichment - Supporting efforts to create and enrich the quality of life through arts and cultural enrichment opportunities which are accessible to all members of the community
Poverty Intervention - Supporting efforts to break the cycle of poverty by meeting the basic needs of the economically disadvantaged
Violence Intervention - Supporting efforts to reduce the incidence of domestic violence, child abuse and juvenile delinquency
Grants are available to nonprofit agencies in Dallas County.
JLD volunteers are not to be involved in fundraising, medical research, political, and/or religious activities.
Applications are due June 6, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.
Agencies requesting JLD funding must also include a volunteer placement component to their request that will provide a minimum of 60 hours of service opportunities per volunteer. There is a 10-volunteer minimum.
JLD does not send money to agencies without sending their volunteers.