• Café Momentum
    Café Momentum
    Café Momentum, a Dallas-based restaurant and culinary training facility, transforms young lives by equipping our community’s most at-risk youth
  • Dallas Theater Center
    Dallas Theater Center
    The Hersh Foundation supports Dallas Theater Center's mission to engage, entertain, and inspire
  • Momentous Institute
    Momentous Institute
    Momentous Institute’s comprehensive mental health programming strengthens children’s social emotional health and results in healing and hope after trauma, improved family relationships and long-term wellbeing.
  • Dallas Black Dance Theater
    Dallas Black Dance Theater
    The Hersh Foundation has partnered with Dallas Black Dance Theatre for many years on its Summer Youth Enrichment program.

Learn More About our Focus Areas

We support initiatives in three key areas.

The Hersh Family

Meet Ken Hersh

Over the last 30+ years, Ken and the Hersh family have helped make a positive impact in the community through leadership on various boards, philanthropy through the Hersh Foundation and volunteer service. The Hersh family began the Hersh Foundation in 1997 as a way to secure long-term financial commitments to non-profits in their community and is dedicated to making a lasting impact on non-profits within the Foundation’s focus areas. 

Success Stories

Dallas Black Dance Theater

The Hersh Foundation has partnered with Dallas Black Dance Theatre for many years on its Summer Youth Enrichment program. This health-focused program encourages youth and teens to be active through dance to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Curriculum emphasizes the importance of movement, leadership, nutrition, and mental health, with morning talks from industry professionals like doctors, counselors, nutritionists, and police officers, among others.

About The Hersh Foundation

Founded in 1997 by the Hersh family, 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.

Location
  • Freedom Place at Old Parkland
    4143 Maple Avenue
    Suite 350
    Dallas, TX 75219
  • P: (972) 432-3850
  • F: (972) 432-3801
  • E: info@hershfoundation.org
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