Football Foundation Aids Development Programs for Youth

grantsFoundation: Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth development and sports; Geographic Focus: National (emphasis Texas); Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary; Deadline: None.

Summary: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ foundation supports children and youth programs helping the underserved. The Rise School of Dallas won a $14,000 grant to support its early childhood programs; Family Place (, Dallas, TX, won a $10,000 grant for family domestic violence prevention programs and Souper Bowl, Columbia, SC, won a $12,500 grant for a food advocacy/children’s nutrition program. The Jones Family Foundation also makes in-kind donations of in-kind football memorabilia for nonprofit donations. ( 

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