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Teach for America Dallas Fort Worth

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 Ashley Chellgren.



Supporters by Lifetime Giving and Pledges


as of April 29, 2019

$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

The Perot Foundation 

State Farm 

The Mike and Mary Terry Family Foundation

$750,000 - $999,999

The Addy Foundation 

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation 

$500,000 - $749,999

Amon G. Carter Foundation

Bev and Larry Dale

Crystal Charity Ball

Communities Foundation of Texas

ExxonMobil Foundation


M.R. & Evelyn Hudson Foundation

The Lowe Foundation

The Eugene McDermott Foundation

Harold Simmons Foundation

Todd A. Williams Family Foundation

Pat and Dan Wright

$250,000 - $499,999

Bank of America 

Tricia and Gil Besing

TurningPoint Foundation


Mary Potishman Lard Trust

Ann and Lee Hobson 

The Hoglund Foundation

Marsha and John Kleinheinz

Megan and Casey McManemin 

The Morris Foundation

Rocchio Family Foundation

Sammons Enterprises, Inc.

Leland and Monica White

The George and Fay Young Foundation

$100,000 - $249,999


Alliance Data Systems Corp.



Lael and Peter Brodsky

Byrne Family Foundation

CFP Foundation 

Kathy and Harlan Crow Community Impact Fund of The Dallas Foundation

Fidelity Investments 

Beverly and Don Freeman

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

Hoblitzelle Foundation

Rusty and John Jaggers


JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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

The Moody Foundation

Northrop Grumman Foundation

Bill and Wendy Payne

Chris and Joe Popolo

Beth and J. Puckett 

Isaac I. Foundation  

The Estate of Michael Schimberg+

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Dawne and Pat Tribolet

Wells Fargo

Whirlpool Brand

Ellen Wood 

$50,000 - $99,999


Paul E. Andrews, Jr. Foundation

Susie and Mike Barnett

Jean and James

Barrow Celanese Foundation

The Bradbury Dyer Foundation

Pam and Jeff Ellerman

Embrey Family Foundation

Kelli and Gerald Ford 

Lyda Hill Philanthropies

Highland Capital Management

Naomi Aberly and Larry Lebowitz 

Sarah Losinger

The Paticum Foundation 

Ann and Chris Mahowald

Libby and Murray McCabe

Joanie and Don McNamara

The Miles Foundation

Katy and Kyle Miller Charitable Fund

Denise and Ray Nixon  

Martha Sue Parr Trust 

Vin and Caren Prothro Foundation

Scovell Family Fund of the Dallas Foundation

Sewell Automotive Companies

Stacey and Reid Walker 

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

Brodsky-Schneidler Family Fund

Linda and Bob Buford W.P. and Bulah Luse Foundation, Bank of  America, N.A., Trustee

Cengage Learning  Esping Family Foundation 

Alison and Jerry Freeman

Jennifer and John Gates

General Motors Corporation

Bunny and Harold Ginsburg

Dawn and Toby Grove

The Hersh Foundation

Bertrand Hopper Memorial Foundation

Kerr Family Fund 

Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation

Candace and Jim Krause  

Michelle and Bill Lockhart 

Bobby B. Lyle 

Jennifer and Jon Mosle

Gwen and Doug Parker

Katherine and Eric Reeves

The Pollock Foundation

R4 Foundation 

Anne and Robert Raymond

Thomas M., Helen McKee, and John P. Ryan Foundation

Martha and Kent Sweezey  

Thackeray Partners 

Bonnie and Cliff Thomson

Lee Ann and Steve Van Amburgh

Shirley and Gene+ Vilfordi

Harianne and David Wallenstein 

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

Sarah and Russell Weinberg

Sharon and Michael Young

Barbra and Donald Zale  

$10,000 - $24,999


Bank of Texas 

Lindsay and George Billingsley

Lucy and Henry Billingsley

Laura and Greg Bird 

Diane and Hal Brierley 

Susi and Peter Brundage

Lucy and Thomas Burns

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

Felice and Dow Crocker

Haydn Cutler and Virginia Fain

Nancy Dennis

Steve and Barbara Durham

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

Linda and Darvin Hales

Michelle and Houston Hall

Fanchon and Howard Hallam

Mary Ann and James R. Harris

Dana Starner and Kenji Hashimoto 

Carol and Jeff+ Heller 

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Small and Stanley M. Herrin

Jan and Sam Hunsaker


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

Juliette and Mark Moussa

David Muzzo 

Once Upon a Time… 

Dian Graves Owen Foundation

Dee Ann and Marshall Payne

Interabang Books, Preston Royal (Nancy Perot)

Laura and Brian Philips

Piñon Foundation 

Ricki and Andy Rabin

Carolyn and Karl Rathjen

Redman Foundation

The Roach Foundation

Nancy and Richard Rogers

RSF Partners 

Kathy and Bill Shuford

Mary Louise and Robert E. W. Sinclair 

Gay and Bill Soloman

Tolleson Wealth Management

Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

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

Melissa and Philip Wise 

M.B. and Edna Zale Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999


Adriana and Jamiel Akhtar

Jeff and Laura Alexander

Emy Lou and Jerald Baldridge

Mary and John Beecherl

Belle and Donnie Berg

BNSF Railway Foundation

Diane and Hal Brierley

Alice and Michael Brown 

Deni and Kevin Bryant

Susan and Bill Montgomery

Nancy and Clint Carlson

Carpenter Family Fund of The Dallas Foundation

Robin and Jim Carreker

Calvert K. Collins Family Foundation

Kelly Compton

A.G. Cox Charity Trust

Molly and Justin Cox

Jill and Michael Dardick

Pilar and Paul Davies  

Shelly and Michael Dee

Kim and Dave Dixon

James & Dorothy Doss Foundation, Inc.

Ronald Dunn

Claire and Dwight Emanuelson 

Bess and Ted Enloe

The Brian Ficke Family

Dannie and Dan Flaherty

Fort Worth Stock and Rodeo

General Mills Foundation

Leslie and James Greco  

Green Brick Partners 

Michelle and John Grimes

Margaret and Barry Hancock

Cindy and Art Harding

Hollee and Zac Hirzel

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

Koret Foundation

Les Kreis 

Lennox International Inc.

Lili and Matt Luth

Brinkley Maclin

Catherine and Doug MacMahon

Lynn and Allan McBee

Emily and Kent McGaughy

Suzanne and Patrick McGee

Katie Morgan 

Caroline and Rick O'Brien

Mary McDermott Cook and Dan Patterson

The Peters Family Fund of The North Texas Community Foundation

Elizabeth and Kevin Phillips

Janelle and Alden Pinnell

PlainsCapital Bank 

Aileen and Jack Pratt

Cindy and Howard Rachofsky

Peggy and Leonard Riggs

Deborah and David Rinaldi

Shad and Michelle Rowe

Charles Stanton Sharp, Jr.

Kathi and Scott Shuford

Ervin and Kathleen Shumate

Mary and Michael Silverman

Lisa K. Simmons 

Abigail and Andrew Sinwell

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 

AmeriCorps: OneStar Foundation

Advantage Academy 


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 District 

St. Anthony Academy

Teaching Trust 

Texans Can Academics  

Texas Education Agency

Uplift Education