Through our community donations, the State Fair of Texas is focused on supporting the local South Dallas/Fair Park community in four areas: Education, Capacity Building of Nonprofits, Economic Development. As a neighbor in this community, we are committed to supporting organizations that are providing services in this area.Looking for the Grant Application? Click HereLooking for the Sponsorship Application? Click HereSign Up for the Community Involvement Newsletter
The State Fair of Texas supports the following:
Capacity Building for Nonprofits
Social and Racial Justice
We support initiatives that are working in the aforementioned areas in 75210, 75215, 75223, and 75228 with some limited support for work in the Southern Sector of Dallas that impacts residents in the South Dallas/Fair Park neighborhood. Organizations within a ten mile radius of the Fair can apply but know that our priority is the South Dallas/Fair Park community and organizations that are offering services in this area.
Grant funding ranges from $5,000 to $10,000.
Important for all applicants: Collaboration is essential. Please ensure that you are working with organizations and entities in our area. Applications that do not demonstrate existing relationships with local entities are not favorably reviewed.
Grant Schedule and Deadline
Applications open February 1, and closes on March 17, at 5 pm.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for funding, please complete the application by clicking the link below. Make sure to complete the application in its entirety, including the attachments requested. Failure to do so may hinder our ability to process your application.
Organizations cannot receive funding for a grant and sponsorship in the same year, so determine if you will apply for a grant OR a sponsorship and complete the form for one, not both.
Important Application Deadline Information
All applications must be submitted online by 5 P.M. on March 17 to be considered for funding. Any application not received by this deadline cannot be considered. After all applications have been reviewed by our committee and a decision has been made; we will notify you with an email.
NOTE: Please do not contact us regarding funding notices or distribution. We will contact you if we have any questions about your application. Use the email address firstname.lastname@example.org to ask any questions regarding the grant application or sponsorship process.
Thank you for the great work you do in communities, we look forward to learning about it!
During the grant application cycle, State Fair of Texas staff will not discuss anything related to funding to keep the process fair for all applicants.Click Here to Apply
If you are seeking sponsorship for an event or opportunity, please apply for funding by clicking the link below.
Important Sponsorship Dates:
Sponsorship applications open January 1, at 9 a.m.
Sponsorship applications close July 31, at 5 p.m.
All applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. to be considered for funding. Any application not received by this deadline cannot be considered, and applicants will be asked to reapply in the following cycle year. Applications will be reviewed by our committee and when a decision has been made; we will notify you by email.
Thank you for the great work you do in communities, we look forward to learning about it!Apply for Sponsorship
Summer Program Funding
By invitation only. For more information, please email us at email@example.com.
Any additional questions or concerns should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.