Frequently Asked Questions


What is the purpose of the All Angels Foundation?

The All Angels Foundation exists to “Transform lives through acts of love”.  Its core pillars of elevating, empowering and healing seek to make a difference in the lives of our communities.

How do you fulfill your purpose?

Our calling is to bring light and love to the world by providing grants to worthy organizations in our community that align with our pillars and the mission of Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church.

Did the foundation recently change its name?

Up until 2021, this entity was known as the Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Foundation of Dallas.  The name was changed to All Angels Foundation to better serve Saint Michael and our neighboring communities.

What type of entity is the All Angels Foundation?

While closely aligned with Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, the All Angels Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

How is the All Angels Foundation affiliated with Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church?

The All Angels Foundation was founded in 1953 to help the parish build the main church and smaller educational building. Over the years, the Foundation has evolved to help support and carry out the mission of Saint Michael, while still offering additional avenues to make lasting impact in our community.

What does the logo represent?

The three angels depicted in the logo represent the Foundation’s outreach initiatives: Elevating, Empowering, Healing.  The angels are shown with wings outspread symbolizing outreach to our community and the fulfillment of our mission to spread God’s love.  The blues and greens are inspired by the ambry art of the Saint Michael’s altar.

Is there a Board of Directors?

The All Angels Foundation is governed by a 15 member Board of Trustees, all volunteers from Saint Michael & All Angels serving six year terms. Each trustee must be in good standing with the parish and receive approval from the vestry with election by the parish.

Do any of the funds from the Foundation go to the operating budget of Saint Michaels?

Unless a donor specifies otherwise, the Foundation will not make grants to fund the operating budget of the church.


How do I designate Saint Michael in my will?

You may designate either “The All Angels Foundation of Dallas” or “Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas, Texas.” All bequests are turned over to The Foundation to be independently managed and invested to enhance the ministries of the Church.

What is the All Angels Society?

The All Angels Society was established to commemorate gifts made to the Foundation through bequests and other estate planning options.

Do I have to be a parishioner of Saint Michael to designated the All Angels Foundation in my estate planning

The All Angels Foundation is proud of its efforts in funding worthy organizations and causes in the D/FW community.  Thus, it will proudly and faithfully steward the funds of any entity (corporate or individual) aligned with our granting philosophy.

How can I make a donation?

For general gifts to the All Angels Foundation, please contact any Trustee. To learn more about how entrust your corporate funds or other nontraditional gifts, contact Caroline Moore at (214) 363-5471 or

If I am inclined to support the Foundation, will I need to redo my will?

Although revisiting your will on a regular basis is a good idea, it is possible to make a bequest without completely redoing your will.  Consulting your estate attorney in conjunction with the Foundation’s resources will provide appropriate guidance.

How will the income from the Partnership with Lincoln Property Company (relating to the North Land Lease) impact the Foundation?

Each year of the lease, 15% of the total income received will be ear-marked toward general church operation costs. The other 85% will be held by the Foundation, of which 60% (or 51% of the total) will be earmarked as Horizon Fund grants for outreach, increasing Saint Michael’s impact in the community every year. Up to 4% of the Fund’s value may be distributed annually.