• Dallas Theater Center
    Dallas Theater Center
    The Hersh Foundation supports the Dallas Theater Center's mission to reach the broadest possible constituency with high-quality artistic and educational programs.
  • Esperanza International
    Esperanza International
    By partnering with Esperanza International, the Hersh Foundation has helped lift up countless women and children from lives of despair and poverty.
  • Honor Courage Commitment
    Honor Courage Commitment
    The Hersh Foundation grant supports veterans in our Veteran Entrepreneurship Certification Series.
  • National Association of Urban Debate Leagues
    National Association of Urban Debate Leagues
    Support from the Hersh Foundation helps NAUDL host the Urban Debate National Championship Tournament including funding travel and hotel expenses for the debaters, their coaches, and league directors.
  • Dallas Children's Theater
    Dallas Children's Theater
    The support of The Hersh Foundation over the years has enabled us to develop important plays focused on the teen years and their experiences.

Learn More About our Focus Areas

We support initiatives in three key areas.

About our Founders

Meet Julie and Ken Hersh

Over the last 25+ years, Julie and Ken have helped make a positive impact in the community through their leadership on various boards, their philanthropy through The Hersh Foundation and their volunteer service. Julie and Ken Hersh began The Hersh Foundation in 1997 as a way to secure long-term financial commitments to non-profits in their community and are dedicated to making a lasting impact on non-profits within the Foundation’s focus areas. 

Success Stories

Dallas Theater Center

The Hersh Foundation supports the Dallas Theater Center's mission to reach the broadest possible constituency with high-quality artistic and educational programs. Support from the Hersh Foundation makes possible DTC's ability to develop innovative plays by giving actor and creative artists time to learn new skills and explore the content of a script. 

Facebook Updates

  • 14 June, 2017
    So excited for this great program produced by the Dallas Black Dance Theater. Looking forward to seeing some of the summer showcase!
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  • 13 June, 2017
    The Hersh Foundation is thrilled to receive the honor of Outstanding Foundation for the 2017 National Philanthropy Day luncheon hosted by the Greater Dallas Chapter of AFP. We are grateful for t...
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  • 12 June, 2017
    "Theater is the birthright of every single person in our democracy." Congratulations to the Dallas Theater Center for their Tony win! Kevin Moriarty is right! We are celebrating this win with...
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About The Hersh Foundation

Founded in 1997 by Julie and Ken Hersh, The Hersh Foundation is a private family foundation located in North Texas. The Hersh Foundation is committed to enriching and improving the quality of life for all people by supporting organizations with demonstrable results in efforts that support our mission and focus areas.

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    Irving, Texas 75039
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