About The Violet Hodge Fund

The Violet Hodge Fund, (a donor-advised fund) at Social Venture Partners - Dallas, serves as a giving vehicle to organizations solving the root causes of our most pressing community issues and promoting systemic change.

This fund was set up to honor the life and legacy of Violet Hodge, a loving mother, a wonderful grandmother and devoted friend.

Currently, Let’s Toast, Dallas! benefits this fund.

What is a Donor-Advised Fund?

A donor-advised fund, or DAF, is a giving vehicle established at a public charity. It allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants from the fund over time. Donors can contribute to the fund as frequently as they like, and then recommend grants to their favorite charities whenever makes sense for them.

How does a DAF honor a legacy?

Through donor-advised funds, donors can build lasting legacies to their families and the causes or charitable organizations they support. Depending on fund size, most donor-advised funds allow for successor generations to continue to advise the fund.

Who is Social Venture Partners- Dallas?

Social Venture Partners is an engaged group of community leaders committed to improving lives and maximizing social impact through the thoughtful application of their collective resources and expertise.

SVP cultivates effective philanthropists, strengthens nonprofits, and invests in innovative solutions – building powerful relationships to tackle our community’s social challenges.