The Real Estate Council Foundation is the philanthropic arm of The Real Estate Council. We work to strengthen the Dallas community through neighborhood revitalization efforts in education, housing, job creation, and the environment. Since its inception in 1994, The Real Estate Council Foundation has contributed more than $13 million in grant funds to more than 150 nonprofit community organizations and pro-bono professional services work from our members and their companies.
Please contact TREC Foundation Coordinator Kennedy Bower with any questions.
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Professional Services Committee
This committee deploys TREC members to help manage projects undertaken by the organization’s grant recipients, including the Dallas Catalyst Project and professional services projects, to ensure a return on investment with measurable results. Project managers provide updates and assist with outcomes reports.
- 2020 chair: Allison Hubbard, GFF
The Grants Committee evaluates and reviews grant applications related to the Dallas Catalyst Project and provides recommendations to TREC Foundation’s Board of Directors to assist in funding projects in the Forest District Neighborhood.
- 2020 Chair: Cathy Janke, Capital One Bank
The Metrics Committee collects data and reports on TREC’s community investment initiatives, including the Dallas Catalyst Project and the Dallas Collaborative for Equitable Development.
- 2020 Chair: Blair Oden, CBRE
TREC Foundation Board of Directors
TREC Foundation Board members identify, evaluate, and select philanthropic projects that address a significant community need and align with TREC’s mission.