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Embrey Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Embrey Family Foundation

3625 N. Hall St., Ste. 720

Dallas, TX United States 75219-5106

Telephone: (214) 206-3577


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,411,710

Total giving: $3,091,459





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Jackie Robertson:


Established in 2004 - The foundation was established in 2004 by Lindsay Embrey (1925-2005)

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's mission champions the well-being and rights of all people by supporting programs that advance human rights, healthy communities, the environment, education, and creativity.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made a PRI in the form of a social investment loan to an organization for children in need, as well as PRIs in the form of low-interest loans to human service organizations. The foundation has also made a PRI for an independent documentary film that addresses pressing social issues. Historically, the foundation has made a PRI in the form of a loan to an organization to close on property the entity needs to further its charitable purpose, for the purchase of land for food distribution, and to a fund that in turn makes low interest loans to qualifying individuals.

Fields of Interest

  • Animal welfare
  • Arts and culture
  • Communication media
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Film and video
  • Human rights
  • Human services
  • Information and Communications
Population Groups
  • Adults
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female adults
  • Female children and youth
  • Female young adults
  • Females
  • Homeless people
  • Immigrants and migrants
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male adults
  • People of Latin American descent
  • People with HIV/AIDS
  • Seniors
  • Single parents
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,411,710 (market value)

Gifts received: $177,640

Expenditures: $4,764,920

Total giving: $3,091,459

Qualifying distributions: $4,011,072