Our Partners

Big Thought serves as a backbone agency to a network of programs and providers across the city of Dallas. We rely on extensive partnerships to support classroom instruction, after-school enrichment, professional development and more. Partnerships are vital to the scalablity of our programs. We are grateful to the following agencies for their continued commitment towards working alongside Big Thought in closing the opportunity gap for youth in Dallas.

Aberg Center for Literacy
African American Museum
All Stars Project of Dallas
Arts in the Community
ArtsVision Performing & Visual Arts
AT&T Performing Arts center
Bank of America
Bath House Cultural Center
Beacon Hill Preparatory Institute
Best Buy
Bethlehem Center
Big D Reads
Bishop’s Camp
Booker T. Washington
Bricks 4 Kidz
Bridge the Gap Chamber Players
Camp Grady Spruce YMCA
Catalyst Art Movement
Cedar Valley College
Champions of Hope
Chicago Art Department
Children’s Health
Circle of Support
City of Dallas Parks and Rec
Codestream Studios
Collective Shift
Color Me Empowered
Concord Church Dallas
Connected Learning Alliance
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Cornerstone Crossroads Academy
Creative Arts Center of Dallas
Crow Collection of Asian Art
Dallas Arboretum
Dallas Arts District
Dallas Aviation Administration
Dallas Bethlehem Center
Dallas Center for Architecture
Dallas Child
Dallas Childrens Theater
Dallas Contemporary
Dallas County Community College District
Dallas County Juvenile Department
Dallas Habitat
Dallas Historical Society
Dallas Holocaust Museum
Dallas ISD
Dallas Love Field
Dallas Makerspace
Dallas Mayors Back to School Fair
Dallas Mayor’s Office
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas Parks and Recreation
Dallas Police Department
Dallas Public Library
Dallas Regional Chamber
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Tennis Association
Dallas Theater Center
Dallas Winds
Dallas Youth Poets
Dallas Zoo
Daniel de Cordoba Bailes Espanoles
Dawn’s Early Light
DePaul University
Dexter F & Dorothy H Baker Foundation
Digital Youth Network
East Dallas Childrens Music
Education Is Freedom
Education Opens Doors
Empower American Children
Exxon Mobil
Fair Park
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Fine Arts Nth
Fort Worth Sparc
Frazier Revitalization, Inc.
Friendship West Baptist Church
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Games for Change
Garland ISD
George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Geppettos Theater & Workshop
Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas
Girls Rock Dallas
GlassLab Games
Glen Hummel dba Classic Brass – Big Thought Ensemble
Grammy Foundation
I Master Me
Inspiration Inc
International Museum of Cultures
Irma Rangel
Irving Family YMCA
Jerome McNeil Detention Center
John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
Journeyman Ink
Juanita Craft Recreation Center
Jubilee Center
Junior Players
Kids Off The Streets Foundation
Klyde Warren Park
Lakewest YMCA
Language Ladders
Latino Cultural Center
Leadership ISD
Lemonade Day
Le Theatre de Marionette – Big Thought Artist
Life in Deep Ellum
Lincoln High School
MacArthur Foundation
Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center
MLK Jr. Center
Mayors Intern Fellows Program
Mayors Rising Star Council
Melody Bell
Melody Memory
Mill City
Momentous Institute
Moorland YMCA
Mrs. Gloria Brown Memorial Library
Nasher Sculpture Center
National Endowment for the Arts
NHP Foundation
Oak Cliff Cultural Center
Oak Cliff Family YMCA
Oak Point Recreation Center
Office of Cultural Affairs
Oil and Cotton
Old Red Museum
Out of the Box
Park South YMCA
Participant Media
Partnerships for Purpose
Paul Quinn College
PennHill Group
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Pizza Hut
Project Still I Rise
Project Transformation
Project Triumphant Neighborhood Restoration
Readers 2 Leaders
Reading Partners
Reasoning Mind
Reeds PRC
Richland College
Roots For Youth
S.W.A.Y Enterprises
Science Safari
Shakespeare Dallas
Shakespeare Festival of Dallas
Sierra Vista
Skillful Living
Slappy & Monday’s Foundation for Laughter
Something about Chinamen
Soul Rep Theatre Company
South Dallas Cultural Center
Southern Methodist University (Core)
Southern Soul Network LLC
Span Learning
SPCA of Texas
St. Luke Methodist
St. Mark
St. Paul Methodist Church
St. Philips School and Community Center
Stockard Middle School
Studio Bella
Sur La Table Kids & Teens Summer
Tammy McNary Photography
Tasby Middle School
TeCo Theatrical Productions, Inc
Texas Discovery Gardens
The Ark Group
The Artist Outreach
The Black Academy of Arts and Letters
The Dallas Foundation
The Dallas Opera
The Meadows Museum at SMU
The School Zone, Budd Center
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
The Sprout Fund
The University of Shakespeare
The Writers Garret Literary Center
Theater Jones
Theatrical Learning Center
Townview Big D Band
TR Hoover Center
Trinity River Audubon Center
Trinity River Mission
Unite the Church
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Uplift Education
Urban Institute
US Trust
Vecinos Unidos, Inc
Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation
Village Oaks
VMLC-West Dallas
Vogel Alcove
West Dallas Community Center
White Rock YMCA
Who I Am
Wilkinson Center
Women Divine
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
Young Art Institute
Zan W Holmes Jr. Community Outreach Center

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Program Partners facilitate and deliver their own curriculum as contractors at Big Thought programs and activities. A Program Partner can be either individuals or organizations.

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