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Thank You for Your Support

Teach For America Dallas-Fort Worth is so grateful for our existing supporters. All gifts help our effort to recruit, select, train, and support corps members and alumni. If you're interested in learning more about supporting local education, please contact Lance Tackett.



Supporters by Lifetime Giving and Pledges


As of May 26, 2020

$1,500,000 and Above

The Boone Family Foundation

The Meadows Foundation

David B. Miller Family Foundation

Rainwater Charitable Foundation

The Rees-Jones Foundation

Sid W. Richardson Foundation

Catherine and Will Rose

Deedie and Rusty+ Rose

Texas Instruments Foundation

W.W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation

$1,000,000 - $1,499,999


Hamon Charitable Foundation

The Hirsch Family Foundation

Perot Foundation

State Farm

$750,000 - $999,999

The Addy Foundation

Amon G. Carter Foundation

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Beverly and Don Freeman

$500,000 - $749,999

Crystal Charity Ball

Bev and Larry Dale

ExxonMobil Foundation

H-E-B Grocery Company

M.R. & Evelyn Hudson Foundation

The Lowe Foundation

The Eugene McDermott Foundation

Harold Simmons Foundation

Mike and Mary Terry

Todd A. Williams Family Foundation

Pat and Dan Wright

$250,000 - $499,999

Bank of America

Ashley and Greg Arnold

Tricia and Gil Besing


Mary Potishman Lard Trust

Ann and Lee Hobson

The Hoglund Foundation

Marsha and John Kleinheinz

Megan and Casey McManemin

The Moody Foundation

The Morris Foundation

Bill and Wendy Payne

Rocchio Family Foundation

Sammons Enterprises, Inc.

TurningPoint Foundation

Leland and Monica White

The George and Fay Young Foundation

$100,000 - $249,999

Paul E. Andrews, Jr. Foundation

Alliance Data Systems Corp.




Lael and Peter Brodsky

Byrne Family Foundation

CFP Foundation

Communities Foundation of Texas

Community Impact Fund of The Dallas Foundation

Kathy and Harlan Crow

Fidelity Investments

Lyda Hill Philanthropies

Hillcrest Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee

Hoblitzelle Foundation

Isaac I. Foundation

Rusty and John Jaggers


JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The Mabel Peters Caruth Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas

Mollie and Garland Lasater Charitable Fund at the North Texas Community Foundation

Malia and David Litman


Diana and Todd Maclin

John R McCune Charitable Trust

Northrop Grumman Foundation

Chris and Joe Popolo

Beth and J. Puckett

The Estate of Michael Schimberg+

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Dawne and Pat Tribolet

Wells Fargo

Whirlpool Brand

Ellen Wood

Dawn and David Zierk

$50,000 - $99,999


Naomi Aberly and Larry Lebowitz

Susie and Mike Barnett

Jean and James Barrow

Linda and Bob+ Buford

Celanese Foundation

The Bradbury Dyer Foundation

Pam and Jeff Ellerman

Embrey Family Foundation

Kelli and Gerald Ford

Alison and Jerry Freeman

Highland Capital Management

Bertrand Hopper Memorial Foundation

Sarah Losinger

Ann and Chris Mahowald

Libby and Murray McCabe

Joanie and Don McNamara

The Miles Foundation

Katy and Kyle Miller Charitable Fund

The Muse Family Foundation

Denise and Ray Nixon

The Paticum Foundation

Martha Sue Parr Trust

Vin and Caren Prothro Foundation

R4 Foundation

Scovell Family Foundation

Sewell Automotive Companies

Stacey and Reid Walker

WCS Oil & Gas Corporation (Bruce Stensrud and Bill Shuford)

Webb Maddox Trust

$25,000 - $49,999

Ruth+ and Kenneth Altshuler

American Airlines

Carolyn and Ken Barth

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation

Carrie and Steve Becker

Laura and Greg Bird

Brodsky-Schneidler Family Fund

Cengage Learning

The Enrico Foundation

Esping Family Foundation

Jennifer and John Gates

General Motors Corporation

Bunny and Harold Ginsburg

Dawn and Toby Grove

The Hersh Foundation

Kerr Family Fund

Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation

Candace and Jim Krause

Kelly Compton

Michelle and Bill Lockhart W.P. and Bulah Luse Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

Bobby B. Lyle

Jennifer and Jon Mosle

Gwen and Doug Parker

Karen and Richard Pollock

The Pollock Foundation

Anne and Robert Raymond

Katherine and Eric Reeves

Thomas M., Helen McKee, and John P. Ryan Foundation Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

J. Kent and Martha M. Sweezey

Thackeray Partners

Bonnie and Cliff Thomson

Lee Ann and Steve Van Amburgh

Shirley and Gene+ Vilfordi

Harianne and David Wallenstein

Sarah and Russell Weinberg

Philip Wise Family Fund

Sharon and Michael Young

Barbra and Donald Zale

$10,000 - $24,999


Adriana and Jamiel Akhtar

A.G. Cox Charity Trust

The Baldridge Foundation

Bank of Texas

Lindsay and George Billingsley

Lucy and Henry Billingsley

Diane and Hal Brierley

Susi and Peter Brundage

Lucy and Thomas Burns

Katherine C. Carmody Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

Jim and Robin Carreker Family Advised Fund

Felice and Dow Crocker

Virginia Fain and Haydn Cutler

Pilar and Lew Davies

Nancy Dennis

James & Dorothy Doss Foundation, Inc.

Steve and Barbara Durham

Enrico Foundation

Rosemary and Roger+ Enrico

Joyce and Mike Ernst

Shannon and Sam Gilliland

Robin and Hays Glover

Goff Family Foundation

Goldman Sachs & Co

Amanda and Robert Goldstein

Dian Graves Owen Foundation

Linda and Darvin Hales

Michelle and Houston Hall Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas

Fanchon and Howard Hallam

Mary Ann and James R. Harris

Carol and Jeff+ Heller

Jan and Sam Hunsaker

Interabang Books, Preston Royal (Nancy Perot)


J.F. Maddox Foundation

Kitty Jenkins

Jennifer and Tom Karol

Jane and Barron U. Kidd

Luther King Capital Management

Lisa and Peter Kraus

Mary Ann and Allen Lassiter

Fay and Brian Lidji

George Manning

Becky and Bob McCamey

Stephen and Anne McClary

Susan and Bill Montgomery

Juliette and Mark Moussa

David Muzzo

Mike A. Myers

Once Upon a Time

Dee Ann and Marshall Payne

Laura and Brian Philips

Elizabeth and Kevin Phillips

Piñon Foundation

Ricki and Andy Rabin

Howard Earl Rachofsky Foundation

Carolyn and Karl Rathjen

Redman Foundation

The Roach Foundation

Nancy and Richard Rogers

Nancy and Stephen Rogers

RSF Partners

Kathy and Bill Shuford

Mary Louise and Robert E. W. Sinclair

Abigail and Andrew Sinwell

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Small and Stanley M. Herrin

Gay and Bill Soloman

Dana Starner and Kenji Hashimoto

Tolleson Wealth Management

Vaughn Vennerberg

The Vetter Foundation

The Sharon Ann McCulloch-Wells and John W. Wells Endowed Fund of the North Texas Community Foundation

Terri Sue and Jack Wensinger

Ellen and Don Williams

M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999


Jeff and Laura Alexander

Mary and John Beecherl

Belle and Donnie Berg

BNSF Railway Foundation

Alice and Michael Brown

Deni and Kevin Bryant

Nancy and Clint Carlson

Carpenter Family Fund of The Dallas Foundation

Calvert K. Collins Family Foundation

Josephine and Robert Covington

Molly and Justin Cox

Jill and Michael Dardick

Pilar and Paul Davies

Andrew Delaney

Kim and Dave Dixon

Laurie and Brian Doherty

Ronald Dunn

Claire and Dwight Emanuelson

Bess and Ted Enloe

The Brian Ficke Family

Dannie and Dan Flaherty

Fort Worth Stock & Rodeo

General Mills Foundation

Judy and Jim Gibbs

Rita Sue and Alan J. Gold Philanthropic Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation

Leslie and James Greco

Green Brick Partners

Michelle and John Grimes

Vaughn and William “Tex” Gross

Margaret and Barry Hancock

Cindy and Art Harding

Hollee and Zac Hirzel

Barrett Howell, Jr.

Jackson Walker LLP

Gunjan and Anurag Jain

Amy and Andy Jent

Sanjiv and Deborah Jindia

Karen Johnson

KDC Real Estate Development and Investments

Ben E. Keith Foundation

Charlotte and Robert Kettler

Koret Foundation

Les Kreis

Lennox International Inc.

Lili and Matt Luth

Catherine and Doug MacMahon

Lynn and Allan McBee

Mary McDermott Cook and Dan Patterson

Emily and Kent McGaughy

Suzanne and Patrick McGee

Katie Morgan

Caroline and Rick O'Brien

The Peters Family Fund of The North Texas Community Foundation

Janelle and Alden Pinnell

PlainsCapital Bank

Jean and Mack Pogue

Aileen and Jack Pratt

Peggy and Leonard Riggs

Deborah and David Rinaldi

Shad and Michelle Rowe

Charles Stanton Sharp, Jr.

Kathi and Scott Shuford

Kathleen and Hayne Shumate

Mary and Michael Silverman

Lisa K. Simmons

Betsy and Dick Skorburg

Nancy and John Snyder Fund of the North Texas Community Foundation

Diane and Larry Solomon

Phyllis and Ronald Steinhart

Vicki and Bruce Stensrud

Subaru of America, Inc.

Texas Instruments

Merry and Chad Vose/Canary

Amy and Les Ware

Charlie Wensinger

Donnell and Phillip Wiggins

Ellen Wilson and Andy Hewes

Lacy and Geoffrey Wright

Ana and Jim Yoder

Public Funding and District Partners 

Advantage Academy

AmeriCorps: OneStar Foundation


Dallas Independent School District

Federal: US Department of Education

Fort Worth Independent School District

IDEA Public Schools

KIPP Texas Public Schools

La Academia de Estrellas

Life Schools

Richardson Independent School Distrcit

St. Anthony Academy

Teaching Trust

Texas Can Academics

Texas Education Agency

Uplift Education