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Founders Circle

Arts Aficionados | Founders Circle

Founders Circle has long served as the backbone of TACA’s mission and arts programming, providing financial, community, and social capital needed to invest in the current and future endeavors of our arts partners and beneficiaries. In return, we commit to engaging you more deeply with the local Dallas arts community.

For questions regarding Founders Circle membership, please contact James Jenner, Director of Development, at jim.jenner@taca-arts.org or 214.520.3930.

Membership Levels & Benefits

TACA Promoter | $2,500 – $4,999

Your donation helps TACA continue our efforts to discover and invest in new or emerging arts organizations, projects, and artists.

  • Recognition as a supporter of TACA’s leadership and capacity-building programs
  • Two complimentary TACA t-shirts designed by a local artist
  • Fall Arts Crawl Series – Ticket Package and Single Ticket Pre-Sale access and discount
  • Opportunity for host recognition at a District Social
  • Two complimentary tickets to attend all Meet the Catalysts programs
  • Invitations to attend District Socials
  • Entry in The District Contests and Drawings
  • Special recognition as a Founders Circle member on the TACA website
  • TACA Arts Insider E-News distribution

TACA Founder | $5,000 – $9,999

Your personal gift directly funds one of TACAs community arts partners, providing general operating, project, or artistic support this year.

  • Access to members-old Silver Cup Award Luncheon pricing for tables and tickets
  • Eligible for a Silver Cup Award Luncheon Founders Circle upgrade (with luncheon table or ticket purchase)
  • Invitation to a TACA Catalyst Club Engagement (subject to availability)
  • Invitations to attend TACA grantmaking program receptions
  • PLUS all ‘Promoter ‘ benefits

TACA Collaborator | $10,000 – $14,999

Your generous contribution immediately expands and increases TACA’s community investment capability this year to ensure that arts organizations – small, medium, and large – remain healthy and vibrant.

  • Invitation to the TACA Silver Cup Award Honoree Announcement Reception (October 2023)
  • PLUS all ‘Founder’ benefits

TACA Benefactor | $15,000 – $24,999

Your considerable support extends beyond any single Dallas arts organization and enables multiple TACA partners to produce and present art for public benefit.

  • Donor feature in the TACA Arts Insiders e-news distribution
  • Special birthday gifts
  • PLUS all ‘Collaborator’ benefits

Founders Circle Supporters

TACA Collaborator ($10,000-$14,999)

Purvi and Bill Albers
Jennifer and Peter Altabef
Diane and Hal Brierley
Kristy and Raymond Faus
Rea Charitable Trust

TACA Founder ($5,000-$9,999)

Barbara and Steve Durham/Durham Family Foundation
James and Gayle Halperin Foundation
Deborah and Jim Nugent
Stephanie Schneidler, Jeffrey Robinson & Ruth Robinson
Deedie Rose
Betty and Steve Suellentrop
TurningPoint Foundation
Rosemary Haggar Vaughan Family Foundation

TACA Promoter ($2,500-$4,999)

All Stars Project, Inc./Gabrielle Kurlander and Chris Street
The Anderson Family Philanthropic Fund
Anne and Larry Angelilli
Patricia Crocker
Kathleen M. Gibson
Christopher LaGrone and Matthew Peters
Mrs. Tara Lewis
Ms. Angela D. Paulos
Southwestern Medical Foundation/Michael McMahan
Jill Tananbaum
Texas Counter Fitters
Carrie and Andy Teller

*Gifts, grants, and charitable contributions as of January 1, 2023 – January 1, 2024