DallasCommunityFoundation


OUR IMPACT

We invest in programs and initiatives to benefit the people of the Dallas area. Through our annual grant distribution, we provide support for educational, social, recreational and cultural programs in the Dallas area, directly serving youth, seniors and those in need. We also administer scholarships to benefit graduating seniors pursuing post-secondary education. We have touched the lives of many and will continue to make a positive difference in the Dallas community, for good, for now, forever.

2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

American Legion

Brianne Halin

Arvidson

Brianne Halin, Ryan Bibler

Charlie Bair Memorial

Jenny Love, Ian Gaither-Lyell, Elizabeth Davis

Karen Barnard Memorial

Emily May

Jeremy Buller Memorial

Nick Nelson

Dallas Community Foundation

Treve Earhart, Ian Gaither-Lyell, Josie Smith

Dallas Rotary/Carl E. Morrison Academic

Lakota Richardson, Ian Gaither-Lyell

Dallas Rotary/Carl E. Morrison Vocational

Johnathan Lumby, Elizabeth Davis

Department of Forestry

Lynn Gumpinger, Hannah Locke

Beatrice Gallaspy

Andria Theiss, Josie Smith, Treve Earhart, Hannah Locke

Chester B. and Jeanne R. Healy Memorial

Natalia Schilling, Lynn Gumpinger

Hank and Wanona Kliever Memorial

Hannah Locke

Stuart Olson Memorial Culinary

Zachary Genthner

Jerry Piering Family

Jessica Furman

Paul Olliff Memorial Math

Natalia Schilling, Lynn Gumpinger

Paul Olliff Memorial Wrestling

Bryce Jordan

Rochambeau

Lakota Richardson

Helen M. Smith

Jessica Furman, Hannah Locke

2019 Grant Recipients

CASA of Polk County, Inc.

$1,000 to support volunteer recruitment and awareness activities.

City of Dallas

$1,000 to purchase and install a reader board at the Dallas Aquatic Center.

Cross and Crown Ministries.

$1,000 to offset costs of two 13-week grief support workshops and a “Surviving the Holiday” 1-night workshop.

Community Mediation Services for Polk County

$500 to purchase an all-in-one printer/copier/scanner and toner.

Dallas Education Foundation

$3,500 to provide small educational grants to teachers in the Dallas School District.

Dallas Emergency Food Corporation

$4,000 to purchase protein enriched food products and personal care items to supplement food boxes distributed to low-income families.

Dallas Retirement Village

$2,000 to construct an additional hobby room space specifically designed and ventilated for painting and space for materials storage.

Dallas Retirement Foundation

$2,000 to purchase, assemble and monitor life skills stations in the DRV memory care unit.

Dallas United Methodist Church

$1,000 to offset the costs of the 2019 Creation Vacation program.

Dallas United Soccer

$500 to provide scholarships for low-income youth to purchase required team uniforms.

Dallas Youth Garden

$1,000 to pay for two internship positions for Dallas High School students.

Family Building Blocks

$2,000 to support the staffing and materials necessary to sustain the Respite Care program in Dallas.

Friends of the Dallas Public Library

$1,000 to purchase large print materials and audio books.

Garten Services

$1,000 to purchase and install a 20’x20′ commercial-grade weather-proof canopy at the laundry division worksite.

James 2 Community Kitchen

$4,000 to purchase meats, fruits and vegetables for the community dinner program.

Kids Inc. of Dallas

$500 to provide scholarships to youth participants who are unable to afford registration fees.

Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation

$1,000 to support school vision screening of 1,000 students in Dallas elementary schools.

SABLE House

$3,000 to provide children’s trauma support and educational services for victims of domestic violence.

Salem Free Clinics

$3,500 to support general operating expenses for Polk Community Free Clinics.

Start Making A Reader Today

$1,000 to purchase and distribute take-hone books for students in the Dallas SMART Reading Program.

The Salvation Army

$5,000 to provide funds for Dallas Resource Center Emergency Assistance Fund.

Weekday Bible, Inc.

$500 to purchase and install computers and projectors.

ANNUAL REPORT

Each year we compile an annual report of our activities for the year, profiling our grant and scholarship programs.

Download our 2016 Annual Report

COMMUNITY SPONSORSHIPS

2017 Community Sponsorships

Dallas Summerfest, Dallas Freedomfest, Polk County Bounty Market, and Art in the Park.

Charitable Funds
20
Assets Under Management
Over
$2 Million
Grants & Scholarships Awarded
635
Awarded in Grants & Scholarships
Over
$1 Million

Grants Awarded 2006-2018

Serving the dallas, oregon community since 1996