Community Partners

Friends, collaborators, and sponsors in Dallas and beyond

The Writer’s Garret’s programming is made possible by funding from:

City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs

City Government Office

The Office of Cultural Affairs works to enhance the vitality of the city by creating an environment wherein arts and cultural organizations thrive and people of all ages enjoy opportunities for creative expression and the celebration of our community’s multicultural heritage.

Texas Commission on the Arts

Texas Commission on the Arts

State Government Arts Organization

The Texas Commission on the Arts provides grants, information, and services in support of the arts and cultural industry in Texas.

Communities Foundation of Texas

Communities Foundation of Texas

Charitable Organization

Communities Foundation of Texas brings visionary philanthropists and worthy causes together. We strive to better the North Texas community every day with the help of generous donors.

Big Thought

Big Thought

Youth Development & Education

Big Thought is a non-profit organization that works with partners across the city to provide creative learning programs that enrich the lives of youth from communities with the greatest need.

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

Federal Agency

The NEA is an independent federal government agency that supports artistic excellence, creativity & innovation for the benefit of individuals & communities.

Nasher Sculpture Center

Nasher Sculpture Center

Art Museum

Opened in 2003, the Nasher Sculpture Center is a museum in Dallas, Texas, that houses the Patsy and Raymond Nasher collection of modern and contemporary sculpture.

In collaboration with:

Deep Vellum Books

Deep Vellum Books

Independent Bookstore

Deep Vellum Books is an independent bookstore, coffee shop, and arts venue deep in the heart of Dallas’ historic Deep Ellum neighborhood.

Lucky Dog Books

Lucky Dog Books

Independent Bookstore

Lucky Dog Books is an independent book retailer with three locations: the original Paperbacks Plus in downtown Mesquite and Lucky Dog Books in Oak Cliff and Casa Linda Plaza. Specializing in good used & recycled books, movies, and music.

The Wild Detectives

The Wild Detectives

Independent Bookstore/Cafe

The WD is a bookstore-bar-venue. They obviously sell books, but it’s part of their mission to make culture accessible and inclusive and to be a public space (with its cozy atmosphere and great bar) that promotes conversations about culture and community topics.
Alley's House

Alley's House

Teen Moms Support Group

Alley’s House is a powerful support system for teen moms to focus on their personal and professional goals as they work toward independence.

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

Art Museum

The DMA is one of the largest art museums in America, located in the nation’s largest arts district in downtown Dallas. Its global collection encompasses more than 24,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures.

 

WordSpace

WordSpace

Literary Arts Group

WordSpace is a nonprofit literary arts group that produces programming celebrating the diversity of the local literary community and places literary programs in diverse neighborhoods in Dallas.

Cancer Support Community North Texas

Cancer Support Community North Texas

Support Network

The Cancer Support Community’s (CSC) mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community.

Trinity River Mission

Trinity River Mission

Community Learning Center

Trinity River Mission is a volunteer-based community learning center that provides educational and social opportunities that inspire students and their families to dream, believe, and achieve.

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare

Mental Health Service Clinic

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare provides quality, accessible, and comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families regardless of ability to pay, using evidenced-based practices with a holistic approach to improving the quality of life for our veterans and their families.

Check out our community friends!

W.O.R.D. (Writers Organizations 'Round Dallas)

W.O.R.D. (Writers Organizations 'Round Dallas)

North Texas Writers' Group Coalition

WORD is a coalition of DFW-area writers’ groups that connects writers with the resources they need to reach their goals and supports local writing organizations by promoting their activities, facilitating multi-group partnerships, and hosting innovative, inclusive ‘big-tent’ events.

Meet Me with Curiosity

Meet Me with Curiosity

Reading Series

Meet Me with Curiosity is a literary revolution supported by authors and educators who believe that literature should be accessible to all regardless of socioeconomic status, language, or literacy level. The reading takes place in Klyde Warren Park monthly.

Art for Your Cause

Art for Your Cause

Charitable Art Retailer

ArtForYourCause.com is excited to partner with The Writers Garret! ArtForYourCause.com is the ultimate cause marketing website where artists sell their work and a percentage is donated to the buyer’s favorite cause. Both parties enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship by offering a percentage of proceeds from AFYC Art and Art Product retail sales to back their organization.