Mission: The quality of life foundation was established by the dallas chamber of commerce in april 1969, as a non-profit, non-stock corporation. The purpose of the foundation is to promote educationally, the community life of metropolitan dallas in the cultural and social aspects as follows: "to seek methods of improving the cultural, social and educational aspects of the lifestyle of the people residing in the greater dallas metropolitan area; to inquire into the causes of the failure of the individuals embraced in that area to reach full human potential and to educate them to do so; to gather and to disseminate information which contributes to the broadening and the enabling of human experience; to motivate and guide existing institutions, organizations, and agencies, as well as individuals, in the effort to improve dimensions of the lives of the people in this area; and, in general, to do all things necessary and helpful to improve and enrich the quality of life in the metropolitan area. "
Programs: The leadership dallas class of 2017 raised funds to design, build and install traditional and aquaponic gardens in a community garden space owned by the austin street center. The gardens will provide healthy, nutritious food for some of the 400 residents who stay at the center each day. The long-term goal is to teach residents how to create and maintain the gardens so they can feed themselves and others in the future.
quality of life foundation provides scholarships for the leadership dallas class. The leadership dallas class is a leadership development class.
quality of life foundation supported educational efforts for public education programs throughout the region, including mobile careers applications, career technical education programs, and job fairs.