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DMN Recognizes 120th Anniversary of ChildCareGroup

DMN Recognizes 120th Anniversary of ChildCareGroup On September 14, 2021 the Dallas Morning News published an article…

Community-Wide Initiatives: A Case Study for North Texas Giving Day

Community-Wide Initiatives: A Case Study for North Texas Giving Day CFT Proves Community-Wide Giving Isn’t Just a…

Recap: The Rees-Jones Foundation Youth Internship Program

Recap: The Rees-Jones Foundation Youth Internship Program 24 High School & College Students Served Five Dallas Non-Profits…

Paint Project Helps Children with Clubfoot

Paint Project Helps Children with Clubfoot Hope Walks Invites Groups to Paint Corrective Braces for Children Receiving…

PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Signed Into Law

PAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Signed Into Law Acts Allows the VA to Provide Service Dogs to…

Treat the Stranger as the Native Among You

Treat the Stranger as the Native Among You Kaitlyn Mullens Shares What Led Her to Quit Her…

Grantee Reporting Clarified

Grantee Reporting Clarified What We Look For: Grantee Reporting In the latest What We Look For blog series, we…

World Clubfoot Day Celebrates the Birth of Ignacio Ponseti, a Pioneer in Clubfoot Treatment

World Clubfoot Day Celebrates the Birth of Ignacio Ponseti, a Pioneer in Clubfoot Treatment Many Infants with…

Foundation Portal FAQ: Usernames, Passwords & Emails

Foundation Portal FAQ: Usernames, Passwords & Emails The Foundation launched a new online portal on March 2,…

Case Management System Designed to Prevent Animals from Entering Shelters

Case Management System Designed to Prevent Animals from Entering Shelters Dallas Pets Alive Developing CMS – First…

Research Investigates Genetics of Successful Service Dogs

Research Investigates Genetics of Successful Service Dogs In honor of National Therapy Animal Day (April 30), we’d…

World Book Day Underscores Importance of Reading – Especially for Children

World Book Day Underscores Importance of Reading – Especially for Children April 23 Encourages Reading – The…

Home Visiting Offers Child Abuse Prevention Solutions

Home Visiting Offers Child Abuse Prevention Solutions April is Child Abuse Prevention Month By Margaret Rees-Jones, Former…

Podcast: Child Abuse Prevention During COVID

 Podcast: Child Abuse Prevention During COVID In observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month during April,…

March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month

March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month March Focuses on Inclusion Initiatives for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities By…

How Public-Private Partnership Can Improve Out-Of-School-Time in Dallas

How Public-Private Partnership Can Improve Out-Of-School-Time in Dallas Spring Break Highlights Need for More Strategic Support at…

Mental Health Grant Making Elements

Mental Health Grant Making Elements What We Look For: Mental & Behavioral Health In the latest What We…

Black History Month – The Role of Philanthropy

Black History Month – The Role of Philanthropy “I want you to understand that your first duty…

Dallas Working Parents Still Seek Childcare Solutions

Dallas Working Parents Still Seek Childcare Solutions Foundation Grantees Dallas Afterschool and ChildCareGroup Featured in Dallas Morning…

Qualities of Youth Experience Grants

Qualities of Youth Experience Grants What We Look For: Child & Youth Experiences “Train a child in…

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month “This is what the Lord says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from…

Seek Justice, Encourage The oppressed

Seek Justice, Encourage the Oppressed December is Universal Human Rights Month The United Nations General Assembly adopted…

Continued Christmas Tradition Benefits Children

Continued Christmas Tradition Benefits Children The Rees-Jones Foundation Awards Funding to 14 Organizations for Christmas Gifts It…

2019 Summary of Grants

The Rees-Jones Foundation 2019 Summary of Grants | Click here to view

Celebrating Inclusion on December 3

Celebrating Inclusion on December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3 is International Day of…

Abundance, Gratitude and Thanksgiving

Abundance, Gratitude and Thanksgiving In the Kingdom of God, there is always enough By Margaret Rees-Jones When…

Community Benefit Projects: How the Oak Cliff Community is Impacting Change

Community Benefit Projects: How the Oak Cliff Community is Impacting Change The story of how South Oak…

National Adoption Day – November 21

National Adoption Day – November 21 North Texas Nonprofits Building Forever Families National Adoption Day is observed…

The Foundation’s Dedication to Clubfoot Relief

The Foundation’s Dedication to Clubfoot Relief “Start children off on the way they should go, and even…

The Foundation’s Dedication to Children in Foster Care

The Foundation’s Dedication to Children in Foster Care “Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness,…

The Foundation’s Dedication to Safety in Southern Dallas

The Foundation’s Dedication to Safety in Southern Dallas “And seek the well-being of the city to which…

Defending the Oppressed – Jan and Trevor Rees-Jones

This story was a collaborative effort between International Justice Mission and The Rees-Jones Foundation, and was originally…

Rees-Jones Foundation Propels Mental Health Care for Children

Rees-Jones Foundation Propels Mental Health Care for Children A Publication of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical…

Child Welfare Grants – Focus on the Future

Child Welfare Grants – Focus on the Future What We Look for: Child Welfare Grants Introducing The…

COVID’s Impact on Students: Part 1 The Research

COVID’s Impact on Students: Part 1 The Research Lower Grades Levels, Low-Income Students Could See Steepest Academic…

North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day Community Giving Event on September 17 North Texas Giving Day, the largest community-wide…

Top 5 Things Your Disabilities Services Grant Should Include

Top 5 Things Your Disabilities Services Grant Should Include What We Look for: Chronic Health & Disability…

Nonprofits Aimed at Independence for Those with IDD

Nonprofits Aimed at Independence for Those with IDD July 26 is Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day…

Together We Test – COVID-19 Initiative

Together We Test – COVID-19 Initiative Local churches across Dallas provide COVID-19 testing Project Unity, a Dallas…

PBS Documentary Spotlights Dallas Nonprofit Patriot Paws

PBS Documentary Spotlights Dallas Nonprofit Patriot Paws Trained Service Dogs Change Lives of Veterans Just in time…

Foundation Response: Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

Friday, June 26, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response Although the urgent funding application is now closed,…

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day The North Texas Nonprofits Dedicated to Refugees According to the United Nations, 20 people…

It’s National Best Friend Day!

It’s National Best Friends Day! Best Buddies and Diversity Inclusion   “Picture your best friend. Now imagine…

World Clubfoot Day June 3

World Clubfoot Day June 3 Honoring Dr. Ponseti and Spreading Awareness Several years ago, June 3 was…

Foundation Response: Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

Monday, June 1, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response Although the urgent funding application is now closed,…

Mental Health Access in Texas

Texas Ranks Last In Overall Access to Mental Health Care The State of Mental Health in Texas…

Urgent Funding Application Closed

Urgent Funding Application Closed The Foundation Continues to Accept General Grant Requests The Rees-Jones Foundation officially closed…

Foundation Response: Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response During this time of need, The Rees-Jones Foundation…

Urgent Funding Application Closing May 17

Urgent Funding Application Closing May 17 The Foundation Continues to Accept General Grant Requests The Rees-Jones Foundation…

Foundation Response: Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

May 6, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response During this time of need, The Rees-Jones Foundation remains…

Foundation Response: Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response During this time of need, The Rees-Jones Foundation…

Foundation Response: Additional COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response During this time of need, The Rees-Jones Foundation…

Foundation Response: COVID-19 Relief Funds Awarded

Thursday, April 9, 2020 The Rees-Jones Foundation COVID-19 Response During this time of need, The Rees-Jones Foundation…

Accepting Requests for Urgent Funding

During this time of uncertainty, The Rees-Jones Foundation remains committed to you and those who you serve….

North Texas Nonprofits Assisting Those with Developmental Disabilities

North Texas Nonprofits Assisting Those with Developmental Disabilities March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month By CJ…

Operation Kindness Officially Opens New Medical Wing

Operation Kindness Officially Opens New Medical Wing The OPK Rees-Jones Foundation Medical Wing to increase capacity of…

Booker T. Washington Students Partner with Shelter Dogs

While skimming the headlines of the Dallas Morning News’ Inspired section, we came across an unexpected article…

Grant Application Preview #2

As the Foundation rolls out a new application we want our grantees to be aware of new…

Grant Application Preview #1

We are just over two weeks away from rolling out our new grant application. Applicants will definitely…

NEW APPLICATION PORTAL COMING MARCH 2

If you are coming to our website to apply for a grant you will notice some changes….

Announcing Our New Website

Welcome! Over the course of 2019, we have been diligently assessing the Foundation’s grantmaking and defining our…

New Grant Management System Coming Soon

Announcing a change at The Rees-Jones Foundation: As we introduce our new website we would also like…

2018 Summary of Grants

View the 2018 Annual Summary Here A Letter From The Rees-Jones Foundation President T. Hardie How do…

May is Mental Health Month

To fully thrive and feel our best, it is important that we intentionally nourish all aspects of…

…for you are all one in Christ Jesus. -Galatians 3:28

The Rees-Jones Foundation aspires to serve God by serving others through compassionate philanthropy. This includes providing assistance…

2017 Summary of Grants

Download the Report Every year as I prepare this letter, I am amazed by the work done…

Offering Gratitude

As we near Thanksgiving and begin to enter the holiday season, it can be easy to get…

National Depression Screening Day

Thursday, October 11th is National Depression Screening Day. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services…

National Service Dog Month

The bond between people and their pets is undeniable. Studies show that pet owners have less stress,…

National Safety Month

Since 2005, an average of 70 children have drowned each year in Texas (Texas Department of Family…

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

Each year, National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day brings attention to the importance of children’s mental health….

American Heart Month

We know that a healthy heart is essential to stay alive, but sometimes we take it for…

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

In 2017, approximately 79,000 children were victims of sex trafficking in Texas (Institute on Domestic Violence &…

“Hark!” The Herald Angels Sing. “Glory to the Newborn King!”

As Christmas nears, we can get overly focused on gifts under the tree, the lights on the…

2016 Summary of Grants

Download the Report What is our calling? What is it that God wants us to do in…

Saturday, November 18th is National Adoption Day

Today, The Rees-Jones Foundation celebrates National Adoption Day because we firmly believe that families are the best…

National Child Health Day

National Child Health Day is the first Monday of each October. The observance was created as a…

August 19 is World Photo Day

The Rees-Jones Foundation supports certain international organizations and programs, and as such, many of its staff have…

International Youth Day

August 12th is International Youth Day. There are many reasons for celebrating youth, and in 2017 the…

Celebrate National Mutt Day on July 31st

July 31st is known as National Mutt Day, a recognition that aligns with a high-priority area of…

Let the Summer Begin

June 20, 2017 marks the first official day in summer, though if you live in Dallas you’re…

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Serving children and youth who are victims of abuse and/or neglect is a focus for The Rees-Jones…

Girl Scouts Turns 105 Years Old

The month of March commemorates the birth of the Girl Scouts Movement. On March 12, 1912, Juliette…

The Boy Scouts of America Celebrates Scout Sunday

This year, Scout Sunday falls on Sunday, February 5th. The special day falls three days before the…

The Rees-Jones Foundation Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a $10 Million Grant

Today, the Rees-Jones Foundation celebrates the 10th Anniversary of its first grant.  On December 20, 2006, a…

2015 Summary of Grants

Download the Report There are many rewarding things I get to do in this job and I…

2014 Annual Summary

Download the Report How do we view the world? In general, The Rees-Jones Foundation has focused geographically…

Working for Justice

The Rees-Jones Foundation staff and Rees-Jones family attended the 2015 International Justice Mission Benefit in Dallas on…

Service Dog Matching

On March 20, 2015, representatives of The Rees-Jones Foundation attended the Canine Companions for Independence spring graduation…

New Plane for Ministry

Night gathered void set spirit void. Greater you of meat. Our air whales great won’t…

2013 Annual Summary

Download the Report In years past I have used this letter to highlight annual grants and activity…

2012 Annual Summary

Download the Report What does it mean to be interested in Youth Development? In 2012, after a…

2011 Annual Summary

Download the Report How quickly five years have passed… The end of 2011 marked the end of…

2010 Annual Summary

Download the Report The Foundation’s grant making activity in 2010 reached a high water mark in our…

2009 Annual Summary

Download the Report 2009 presented new challenges to our Foundation and, more importantly, to the agencies working…

2008 Annual Summary

Download the Report Included in the pages that follow are highlights of the activities of The Rees-Jones…

2007 Annual Summary

Download the Report We are pleased to provide this report on the first full year of operation…