Our Investments

The difference we make as change agents across our community.

The Addy Foundation is proud to provide timely, meaningful support to organizations fostering innovative and proven solutions that best serve those in need.

Featured Impact Story

Read about how The Addy Foundation has partnered with Girls Embracing Mothers (GEM) to support school-aged girls whose mothers are in prison.

GEM Impact Story



We take a holistic approach to community investments by focusing on five areas of grant-making outlined below.

We are committed to driving real impact by empowering individuals to become change agents in their community.

We are committed to providing exposure to the arts, leading to understanding and acceptance of varying ideas, perspectives, and cultures.

We are committed to the right of all people to have an accessible education, thus working to break the cycle of poverty.

We are committed to improving access to healthcare, from mental health to family planning, a crucial foundation of a prospering community.

We are committed to lifting up all communities in need by supporting service agencies that address food insecurity, housing solutions, technology divides, senior well-being, and more.

Addy Foundation Total Giving $15,812,955

North Texas Giving this year

Total 2021 Giving: $7,815,700

Civic & Community Engagement

$1,842,000  |  Total Giving
Granted to:
Bataan Center
Child Poverty Action Lab (CPAL)
Educate Texas
Dallas Kids First
Forrest Forward
George Bush Presidential Center
Leadership ISD
Mayors Star Council
Obama Presidential Center


$595,000  |  Total Giving
Granted to:
Dallas Arboretum
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Summer Musicals
Deep Vellum
Juanita Craft Civil Rights Museum
KERA (North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Texas Ballet Theater


$1,711,200  |  Total Giving
Granted to:
Big Thought
Bryan’s House
Catch up & Read
City Year
Cristo Rey Dallas
Dallas After School
Education Opens Doors
Educational First Steps
Girl’s Inc.
Heart House
Leadership Forward
Momentous Institute
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Southern Methodist University
St. Philip’s School and Community Center
Teach for America
United to Learn
Year Up


$922,000  |  Total Giving
Granted to:
Center for Survivors of Torture
Parkland Hospital
Planned Parenthood of North Texas
Rosa Es Rojo
St. Phillips School and Community Center
Child Poverty Action Lab – Trust Her

Social Services

$2,745,500  |  Total Giving
Granted to:
Bachman Lake Together
Childcare Group
Dallas Leadership Foundation
The Family Place
Hope Supply Company
Jubilee Park and Community Center
Mayors Relief Fund
MDHA Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance
New Friends, New Life
North Texas Food Bank
Social Venture Partners
The Storehouse
Serve Denton
Dana Juett Residency Program
Hispanic 100
United Way
Wesley Rankin Community Center

North Texas Giving by Focus Area | 2021

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For general questions for The Addy Foundation, please complete the form at the link below or call us at 214 900 8888

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