The Summerlee Foundation

Founded in 1988 by Dallas philanthropist, Annie Lee Roberts, The Summerlee Foundation is a mission driven, proactive organization with a strong desire to address significant issues in animal protection and Texas history.  Since inception, the Foundation has awarded 30 million dollars to grantees.

The Foundation is governed by a seven member board of directors composed of animal and history experts and community leaders. The Summerlee Foundation is a member of the Council on Foundations, the Philanthropy Roundtable, the Conference of Southwest Foundations, the Animal Grantmakers and the Association of Small Foundations.

The Foundation's Principal office is located at the Caruth Homeplace, 5556 Caruth Haven Lane, in Dallas, Texas.  The animal protection program is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.The Foundation has been recognized as the Outstanding Foundation by the Greater Dallas Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Contact The Summerlee Foundation

Lynne Starnes
Director of Administration
5556 Caruth Haven Lane
Dallas, Texas
Phone: 214-363-9000
Fax: 214-363-1941


Service Area

National Program

Office Locaters

To request additions or corrections to this entry email the Administrator