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Thank You for Giving on Giving Tuesday

You guys are the best. After a big NTX Giving Day, we asked you to give again on Giving Tuesday, and you came through. Thank you so much. 

Rest assured, all your generosity will help Heritage Oak Cliff improve, preserve and beautify our community through our very successful grant program.

If you're still in the giving mood, it's not too late. Just click here or click on the red heart above. (Really; you guys are great.)

We Have a Lot to Celebrate – Join Us!

It's time to get together and celebrate our amazing year! Come to the annual HOC Holiday Celebration and enjoy some tasty hors d'oeuvres, refreshing adult beverages and exciting door prizes – you deserve it all. Registration is complimentary for HOC Members (if you register by December 8th). Each attendee will get a raffle ticket, too, and additional tickets will be sold at the event.

2023 Heritage Oak Cliff Holiday Celebration

Monday, December 11, 2023 – 6-9 pm

445 Events - 2729 Hampton Road, Dallas


Members by December 8th: Complimentary

Members after December 8th: $25

Guests by December 8th: $25

Guests after December 8th: $35

P.S. If you are a Business Member and would like to provide a door prize and get your business recognized, please contact Trudy Newton.

'Tis the Season for the Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour

Everyone wants more home tours, so here you go – holiday style. Back for its 35th year, the Winnetka Heights Holiday Home Tour is Saturday, December 9, 2023. From noon through 6:00 pm, you'll be able to step back into the turn of the century and step into six historic homes. You'll see a great mix of beautifully preserved architecture and modern interiors, beginning with an event kick-off at Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont Avenue, where you will pick up your tickets and maps. You'll even be able to bid on coveted silent auction items from neighbors and local businesses. 

Tickets are $20 if purchased in advance, or $25 if purchased on the day of the tour. VIP tickets are $40 if purchased in advance, or $50 if purchased on the day of the tour. VIP access gives you one bonus home to tour, as well as refreshments at the VIP reception. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit

It Pays to Work With a Professional Interior Designer

We know the 2023 Fall Home Tour has inspired many homeowners to make changes in their own homes. Should you make all the design decisions on your own? Where would you start? What colors will you work with? What accessories will make a room feel complete? If all these large and small decisions are already giving you a large or small level of anxiety, we're here to help. just published an interesting and informational article, Why It Pays to Work With a Professional Interior Designer. You find the article — and a lot of relief — by clicking here.

What a success!!

Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for the Fall Home Tour and a big thank you to all of our amazing homeowners who opened their doors to us and all of the wonderful house sponsors, advertisers, and partners of the event!

We look forward to using the proceeds of the tour next year in the form of grants to help neighborhoods across Oak Cliff!

You Gave Local – and We Thank You

The HOC NTX Giving Day campaign for 2023 is over, and it was a big success. You guys clicked a lot of big red hearts over the last three weeks (the heart above is not clickable, by the way). Plus, we had a large last-minute donation that put us way over the top. Our goal was $10,000, and we ended up bringing in $12,808, all of which will go to our grant program to create positive local change that you will see down the road.

Congratulations to you all, plus a special shout-out to our Fundraising Chair Mike Matthews. Not only did he send out dozens of personal emails and thank-yous, but he also made a substantial personal donation.

Thanks again, amazing neighbors and friends.

2023 HOC Grant Awards Recipients

The 2023 HOC Grant Awards Celebration is over, but there's still a lot to celebrate. Congratulations to all ten neighborhood association recipients, and many thanks to our VP of Grants, Cynthia Michaels (shown handing out the awards above – if you want to see more photos of the celebration, click here). We look forward to the completion of all your creative and thoughtful projects – and the improvements to our community – over the coming months. Below is a list of the recipients, their projects and the grant monies awarded. Time to start thinking about next year's applications!

    • Winnetka Heights: Walkable Winnetka, Family Fun Fest and National Night Out – $4,500
    • Brettonwoods: National Night Out and Door Hangars – $812.90
    • North Cliff: Logo Signage – $500
    • East Kessler Park: Median Improvement – $3,570
    • West Kessler: Directory, Electricity, Green Bag Food Drive and Mardi Gras Float – $1,742
    • El Tovoli Place: Alleyway Signs and Neighborhood Events/Meetings – $2,114.33
    • Stevens Park Village: Entry Stone Wall/Sign and National Night Out – $2,199.80
    • Oak Park Estates: Neighborhood Clean Up Drive, Marketing and Family Reunion – $2,495.13
    • Wynnewood North: Triangle Maintenance, Newsletter, Webhosting, Reforestation, Monssen Triangle Upgrade, Car Signs/Lights, Teacher Appreciation and Holiday/Halloween Signs – $8,538.40
    • Beckley Club Estates: Island Landscaping – $688.62

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Heritage Oak Cliff Mission Statement

Our mission is to preserve and enhance the architectural, historic and cultural heritage of Oak Cliff, as well as its natural resources, through direct action and public education. We will support our neighborhoods through assistance, grants and training, serving as an umbrella organization that unifies the community for greater advocacy and representation with the City of Dallas. We will promote communication and cooperation between and among organizations and community groups, in order to increase their effectiveness in addressing issues affecting Oak Cliff. It is also our mission to promote Oak Cliff to the wider community as an exceptional place to live.

Heritage Oak Cliff Equity Statement

Heritage Oak Cliff (HOC) champions equity, diversity, and inclusion by providing training, services, and grants to member neighborhoods, and by helping under-resourced and underserved neighborhoods reach their full potential.

CONTACT US - You can message any of our Executive Committee MembersMembers by clicking on their name on at About Us page which shows their email address. Board Members and General Members can be found via the Membership Directory.

Mailing Address:

Heritage Oak Cliff

P.O. Box 4027
Dallas, Texas  75208

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