The Deep Ellum Foundation operates exclusively as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation to raise and distribute public funds within the community to enhance, improve, and market the neighborhood as a whole.

By contract with the City of Dallas, the Deep Ellum Foundation manages the Deep Ellum Public Improvement District. In addition, the Deep Ellum Foundation strives to provide a unified neighborhood voice to the city and work among the property owners, business owners, residents, and visitors.

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Board Officers:

President, Jon Hetzel

Vice President, Cash Harbaugh

Secretary, Rachel Triska

Treasurer, Denny Hunt

Board Members:

Whitney Barlow

Rich Cass

Chuck Hixon

Bud Melton

Brian Purcell

Jim Rogers, DECA Representative

Scott Rohrman

Kellan Warren



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