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. Today, the Foundation serves not only to provide additional avenues to make lasting impact in our church community but the broader community outside of the church as well.

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.

What Does the All Angels Foundation Fund?

Our grants focus on three areas, guided by our three Pillars: Elevating, Empowering and Healing. Our pillars represent our strategic focus on efforts toward improving our community and making a meaningful difference in the lives of our fellow citizens. We fund IRS-registered 501(c)3 organizations with preference to organizations in the North Texas region. Click here to learn more about our Pillars:

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 does an organization apply for a grant?

Our application process is by invitation only. We encourage you to reach out to our Grants committee by contacting us by emailing with information about your organization. If your organization is eligible, you will be contacted by us to submit further information.

When is Our Funding Cycle?

Applications can be received throughout the year, and grants are reviewed and funded twice a year.

Spring Cycle: Applications Due on April 26, 2024

Fall Cycle: Applications Due on September 27, 2024


To apply for a grant, please contact us at

What is the typical grant size awarded?

Grants awarded are typically between $15,000 and $40,000 one-time grants with discussions for potential ongoing grants.

What geographic areas does the All Angels Foundation support?

The All Angels Foundation prefers to support organizations serving our local community in North Texas, but we welcome regional and national organizations. Special consideration is given to organizations serving peace and caregiving in Jerusalem in partnership with the Anglican/Episcopal presence there.

What types of organizations do NOT qualify for funding?

We do not fund scholarships, events, individuals or families, political candidates, or lobbyists, fraternal or social groups, or athletic teams. The All Angels Foundation does not fund organizations that discriminate based on age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, physical ability, sexual orientation, and political beliefs.

Which other granting entities associated with Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal might be the right match for my 501(c)3 organization?

The Women of Saint Michael (WOSM) Gifts Committee focuses its giving on grants which help to stabilize and/or empower those living in poverty in Dallas County. WOSM grant awards typically range from $2,500-$15,000 depending on the funding category. For more information:


To remember Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in my will, do I designate the church or All Angels Foundation?

You may designate either the “All Angels Foundation” 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. To learn more, go to

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.

Does All Angels Foundation spend only the interest earned by its funds, or does it invade the corpus when necessary?

Unless a donor specifies otherwise, The Foundation distributes only income earned on its funds. It maintains the corpus as a continuing legacy.