The Animal Protection Program is now closed to any additional grant proposals for Fiscal Year July 2021 – June 2022. We have exceeded our maximum number of requests. On March 1st we will begin considering proposals for our September 2022 meeting. Please remember to send an initial inquiry by email and wait for an invitation before submitting a full proposal.
Melanie K. Anderson Announces Retirement
Welcome to the Summerlee Foundation
Founded in 1988, The Summerlee Foundation is a mission-driven, proactive organization dedicated to the support of animal protection and the preservation of Texas history.
Today, the foundation is governed by a seven member board of directors composed of animal and history experts and community leaders and remains actively involved in the broader philanthropic sector as members of national and regional philanthropy serving organizations including Animal Grantmakers, Exponent Philanthropy, Philanthropy Southwest, and Texas Rural Funders.
Since inception, The Summerlee Foundation has awarded 45 million dollars in grants and has been recognized as the Outstanding Foundation by the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Animal Protection Program
September 3, 2021 for the February 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
Texas History Program
Letter of Inquiry Deadline –
July 1, 2022 for the September 2022 Board of Directors Meeting