Jim & Angela Thompson Foundation | Charities
We support nonprofits that are 501(c)(3) organizations with a proven track record of making a difference in their communities. We focus our giving in our areas of interest, which include children and family services, education, aviation, free speech and animal services.
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Requests For Funding

We are happy to review written requests for funding from qualified charities that support our areas of interest.

Please submit written requests to:
President
Jim Thompson Foundation
6125 Luther Lane
#386, Dallas TX 75225

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Upcoming Events

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Charities

JTF gives to organizations that provide children and family services, support education-related initiatives, foster interest in general aviation, promote free speech and provide animal services. We currently provide funding to the following charities:

CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

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Baylor Foundation

Since 1978, Baylor Health Care System Foundation has raised funds to provide philanthropic support for essential needs of the Baylor Health Care System. Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, Baylor Foundation donors are united by a single, simple passion: to serve, care for and improve the health and lives of the people in our communities.

To learn more about the Baylor Health Care System Foundation, visit Baylor Health Care System Foundation


Community Against Violence

For 25 years, Community Against Violence has worked to safeguard adults, families and children in the Taos, New Mexico community from domestic violence and abuse. Their goals are to provide necessary crisis intervention services to those at risk as well as early intervention services and community outreach to raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence. We support Community Against Violence through general giving.

To learn more about Community Against Violence, visit www.taoscav.org

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Dallas CASA

Dallas CASA volunteers are a voice of hope for abused children. Trained, court-appointed volunteers guide abused and neglected children out of the foster care system, identify the child’s needs and locate rehabilitative and other services ranging from psychological treatment to educational assistance.

We support the annual Dallas CASA Parade of Playhouses at North Park Mall in Dallas, TX. Jim also serves on the Dallas CASA board. Additionally, we support related children’s advocacy organizations including The Children’s Council, Justice is Served and Cherish the Children.

To learn more about Dallas CASA or to volunteer, visit www.dallascasa.org or call 214.827.8961. 

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

For sixty years, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has provided educational services and support for patients with leukemia and lymphoma, and information on blood-related cancers. Blood cancers will account for nearly 9.5 percent of the deaths from cancer in 2009 based on 562,340 total cancer-related deaths. We support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through general giving.

To learn more about the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, visit www.leukemia.org 

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March of Dimes

March of Dimes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of babies by reducing birth defects and infant mortality. We support the March of Dimes through general giving.

To learn more about the March of Dimes, visit www.marchofdimes.org

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Muscular Dystrophy Association or MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. MDA also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education. With national headquarters in Tucson, MDA has more than 200 offices across the country, sponsors 220 hospital-affiliated clinics and supports nearly 400 research projects around the world. We support MDA through general giving.

To learn more about MDA, visit www.mda.org

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North Texas Food Bank

North Texas Food Bank or NTFB is a nonprofit hunger relief organization that distributes donated, purchased and prepared foods through a network of 1,146 feeding programs in 13 North Texas counties. The NTFB supports the nutritional needs of children, families and seniors through education, advocacy and strategic partnerships. “Close the Gap” is NTFB’s three-year initiative to unite the community to narrow the food gap by providing access to 50 million meals annually by 2011. Every dollar donated to NTFB provides four meals for the hungry.

We support the NTFB as a corporate sponsor in conjunction with the ORIX Foundation and ORIX USA. Most recently, we made a matching contribution to the ORIX USA 2009 holiday campaign for the North Texas Food Bank.

To learn more about the North Texas Food Bank, visit www.ntfb.org

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Phoenix House

Since 1967, Phoenix House has been putting men, women and teens on the road to recovery. Its mission is to protect and support individuals, families, and communities affected by substance abuse and dependency. Phoenix House is the largest non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility in the nation, treating more than 7,000 persons each day in more than 150 residential and outpatient programs throughout ten states. We support Phoenix House through general giving.

To learn more about Phoenix House, visit www.phoenixhouse.org 

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The Smile Train

The Smile Train is the world’s largest organization providing free surgeries for children with cleft lip/palate. We support The Smile Train with general giving.

To learn more about The Smile Train, visit www.smiletrain.org 

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The Wilkinson Center

The Wilkinson Center is a nonprofit poverty intervention agency working in East and Southeast Dallas. Its two-tiered programs first address immediate family needs through a Food Pantry and emergency services; then work to move families out of poverty through case management and programs designed to provide the tools and skills necessary to achieve economic self-sufficiency. We support The Wilkinson’s Center general fund.

To learn more about The Wilkinson Center, visit www.wilkinsoncenter.org

EDUCATION

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Dallas Rotary Club Dream Team Mentoring and Scholarship Program

The mission of the Dallas Rotary Club’s Dream Team is to provide mentoring and scholarships to students with financial need, high motivation and demonstrated scholastic ability in order to prepare them for success in college and a rewarding career. Students are encouraged to help others achieve the same goals using a “Pass It On” philosophy. We support the Dream Team program of the Dallas Rotary Club.

To learn more about the Dream Team, visit www.dallasrotary.org

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Renaissance E.M.S.

Renaissance E.M.S. is a nonprofit organization located in the South Bronx that serves more than 1,000 inner city youths with a first-rate performance-based music program and a very competitive basketball program. All programs include an academic enrichment and social development agenda that attempts to close part of the gap left by the public schools and by difficult family circumstances. We support the general fund of Renaissance E.M.S.

To learn more about Renaissance E.M.S., visit www.renaissance-ems.org

AVIATION

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Grace Flight of America

The mission of Grace Flight of America is to help people in need of free air transportation for medical or humanitarian purposes. Their goal is to remove the transportation burden from patients so they can access specialized medical treatment not available to them locally and focus on getting well. We support Grace Flight through general giving.

To learn more about Grace Flight of America, visit www.graceflight.org

ANIMAL SERVICES

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SPCA of Texas

The SPCA of Texas is the leading animal welfare agency in North Texas with two shelters and two spay/neuter clinics located in Dallas and McKinney. It serves as an active resource center providing an array of programs and services that bring people and animals together to enrich their lives. The SPCA of Texas is a 501(c)(3) organization funded by the generosity of its community. We support the building fund of the SPCA of Texas.

To learn more about the SPCA of Texas, visit www.spca.org

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Texas GSP Rescue

Texas GSP Rescue is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue and re-homing of adoptable German Shorthaired Pointers. Texas GSP Rescue sponsors events and participates in community-organized events for the purpose of fundraising, raising awareness about GSPs in need, and showcasing adoptable dogs. We support Texas GSP Rescue through general giving.

To learn more about Texas GSP Rescue, visit www.texasgsp.org