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The Rees-Jones Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-09

At A Glance

The Rees-Jones Foundation

5956 Sherry Ln., Ste. 1603

Dallas, TX United States 75225-6531

Telephone: (214) 751-2977


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business
  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $583,708,507

Total giving: $34,601,036






Established in 2006 in TX - Founded by Trevor Rees-Jones, and his wife, Jan. Mr. Rees-Jones is founder, Pres. and Chair. of Chief Oil & Gas. The foundation provides support and funding for programs that help improve the quality of life for the underserved people of North Texas.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation’s mission is to serve God by serving others, sharing His resources in ways that provide opportunities for the disadvantaged, relief for the suffering, and encouragement in the growth and wellbeing of children and families in our community.

Program Area(s)

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

Program-Related Investment

The foundation made a program-related investment in the form of a loan for the purchase of land for the construction of a children's justice action center and it made a program-related investment in the form of a loan to purchase property to be used as a new and expanded facility for children's service provider.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Community and economic development
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Housing development
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
International Interests
  • Ethiopia
  • India
  • Uganda
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Homeless people
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $583,708,507 (market value)

Expenditures: $39,987,413

Total giving: $34,601,036

Qualifying distributions: $36,210,944

Giving activities include:

$34,589,010 for 174 grants (high: $5,000,000; low: $1,000)

$12,026 for 19 employee matching gifts

$200,000 for 1 loan/program-related investment