The Dallas Parks foundation is an independent private nonprofit corporation that has been designated by the IRS as a 501-c-3 tax-deductible charity. The Board of Directors must carry out the same duties and responsibilities as any other nonprofit corporation in the State of Texas. It must also abide by the requirements of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a nonprofit corporation with a charitable purpose.
All donations received by the Dallas Park Foundation support the Dallas Park System directly. The funds raised support the development of new and exciting recreational amenities for the Dallas Park System.