Giving Opportunities

Support the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Your support of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth means that you are taking a stand on behalf of education and global understanding and shows that you believe that understanding how events on another continent impact our own communities and neighborhoods is more important than ever – for businesses, individuals and the students who will become our future workforce.

Your tax-deductible support is essential to our mission, the Council’s daily operations and its reactions to global events that impact our region.

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How You Can Help As An Individual


Donate Online
Your online donation to the World Affairs Council is a gift to the future of North Texas. Because of your generous support, The Council continues to present nonpartisan discussions, cross-cultural exchanges and educational initiatives that enrich the understanding of global affairs and enhance the connections between North Texas and the world.

Gift a Membership
Give a friend or loved on an all-access ticket to any hot spot or cool place on the globe. We’ll send a gift boxed membership to you or directly to the recipient.

Employer Giving
Donations to the World Affairs Council often qualify for a matching gift from the donor’s company. Also, many companies’ annual giving campaigns now allow employees to designate their annual gift to the Council.

Tribute and Honor Giving
Make a memorial gift in honor of someone special or in celebration of a special occasion.

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How You Can Help As An Organization


Program Sponsorships
The Council presents over 100 speakers each year for in-depth interpretations of global issues. Most of these events are available for sponsorship. The cost depends upon the size of the event, but the Council can provide general guidelines of sponsorship ranges and standard benefits. A customized sponsorship package can also be tailored to your needs.

Mallon Award Dinner Sponsorships
The Mallon Award Dinner is presented annually by the Council to individuals who have excelled at promoting the international focus of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Past recipients have included Ross Perot, Ross Perot, Jr., Ray Hunt, Raymond Nasher, Stanley Marcus, Ebby Halliday-Acers, Rex Tillerson, and other visionary North Texas leaders. The funds raised from this event support the Council’s programs and educational initiatives.

Strategic Partnerships with the Council
The Council’s top-tier supporters, our Strategic Partners, provide major gifts or in-kind services that are key to our organization’s goals. Strategic Partners receive notable recognition on our home page, in many of our printed materials and at Council events.

International Education Program Sponsorships
There are multiple opportunities to make a positive impact on the next generations by supporting education programs that reach directly into Texas classrooms. Sponsorship opportunities include: general International Education Program funding; sponsoring students to attend Council events; Academic WorldQuest; and the International Educator of the Year Award.

We can read news stories and watch news specials as much as we want, but we rarely have the ability to speak with the leading professionals, or ask them questions…I want to thank WAC. Jordan Brown, Coppell ISD


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Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: (214) 965-8400
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