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Gene & Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation


Last profile update: 09/24/2015
Last grant data update: 08/11/2017

At A Glance

Gene & Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation

1 Cowboys Pkwy.

Irving, TX United States 75063-4924

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor






Established in 2005 in TX - Founded by Gene and Jerral "Jerry" Jones. Jerry Jones is an oil and gas entrepreneur, and owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys NFL franchise. Jones purchased the Cowboys in 1989, and the club went on to win the 1993, 1994, and 1996 Super Bowls. Jones has been, and remains, a highly visible and controversial owner. Co-captain of the 1964 University of Arkansas National Championship football team, Jones is also one of the very few owners in professional sports to have achieved any level of success on the playing field.

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to enhance the quality of life of the youth of the City of Arlington, Texas, by funding programs and facilities dedicated to sports, recreation and education while working to foster the growth and empowerment of the community through matching grants.