About

Our Mission Statement

Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA/Dallas) raises funds for organizations that aid in the fight against HIV/AIDS by providing preventative education programs, treatment and direct care services for people living with/impacted by HIV/AIDS.

Who We Are

One of the largest and most successful fundraising organizations aiding HIV/AIDS, DIFFA is a non-profit service provider with chapters in Dallas, New York City, Chicago, Kansas City, San Francisco and Seattle.

Formed in 1984, the Dallas chapter is the only HIV/AIDS organization in Texas that provides funding to local HIV/AIDS Service Organizations within our community. Providing direct care to those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, DIFFA/Dallas has granted more than $6 million to over 25 front line HIV/AIDS Service Organizations in North Texas.

Highlighting the design community, DIFFA/Dallas hosts multiple events throughout the season including Burgers & Burgundy, DIFFA/Dallas Wreath and the largest event of the year, House of DIFFA. Through your support and generosity, we are able to make a significant impact in our community.

Get Involved

Help Make a Difference

The donations given to DIFFA/Dallas help grant funds to local HIV/AIDS Service Organizations throughout North Texas directly impacting the community. DIFFA/Dallas provides opportunities for sponsorships, underwriting, Auction and In-Kind donations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

DIFFA/Dallas provides excellent opportunities for companies to promote their business to some of the most affluent, influential individuals in Dallas/Fort Worth. Between print, digital, broadcast and social media, by collaborating with DIFFA/Dallas, the exposure for your business is priceless.

Underwriting

Underwriting opportunities allow us to create unique marketing opportunities with the option of naming rights. Many times we are able to customize exclusive underwriting opportunities to match your marketing goals.

Auction Contributions

With both silent & live auction packages available, this is an excellent opportunity to align your company brand with DIFFA/Dallas to show your support. For designers, DIFFA/Dallas has opportunities to create or donate custom jackets to be featured on the runway during House of DIFFA.

In-Kind Donations

Another excellent opportunity to support DIFFA/Dallas is by donating goods and services. These donations are extremely beneficial by allowing us to allocate more funds to those who need it the most.

Grants

Overview

By facilitating a grant review process for the North Texas HIV/AIDS organizations, DIFFA/Dallas allows donors to provide the greatest impact for those living with HIV/AIDS. Through site visits, fiscal scrutiny, as well as personal interviews, DIFFA/Dallas is able to ensure funds are appropriated where they will make the largest impact.