Our Budget

We believe in stewarding our resources well and maintaining transparency with donors, partners, volunteers and the community. For this reason, we created this snapshot of our yearly budget, salaries, and impact statement so you can feel confident when donating to and serving with DASH Network! 

Recurring donors are also invited to an annual budget meeting where the Executive Director presents a detailed breakdown of our budget. 

We can assure you that your donation is not just another drop in the bucket. Visit the “Give” page for our 990’s. 


Housing and Food

Asylum Seekers
Host Homes

DASH currently houses up to  42  residents at a given time.  

We currently rent  6  apartment units in downtown Fort Worth.

We currently support  4 host homes across the metroplex.

On average, a resident stays in our program  22  months while awaiting their work permit. 

DASH costs  78% less  per individual than ICE Detention Centers, while offering a much higher quality of care


Annual Events

DASH has approximately  90  active volunteers.

We estimate that volunteers donate  6,290  hours annually

Every asylum seeker in our program is paired with  1-2  advocates

DASH hosts  4 main events per year to bring the community together, elevate the voices of those seeking asylum and raise awareness.

DASH hosts  12  All DASH meetings to share updates and build community at the end of each month. Everyone is welcome!

2022 Budget

budget pie chart

Our operating budget for 2022 is $449,458. That’s  $25/day  per resident at full capacity

To put this into perspective, the average American  spends  $164/day on living expenses

This budget supports approximately  50  asylum seekers including host homes.  Join Us in us in reaching this goal! 

Our staff & volunteers work tirelessly to secure over  $750k/year  in donated goods, services and time! 

This budget includes   3  full-time staff members and 3 part-time staff members

You can be assured   every dollar donated to DASH Network is carefully stewarded to provide housing, food and friendship to those seeking asylum

Funding Source: 

DASH receives no government funding. All funding is generously provided by individual donors, churches, local businesses, and foundations. We have only one fundraiser each Fall that supports our operations for the upcoming fiscal year. We are also proud recipients of the 2021 Platinum and 2020 Guidestar Gold Seal of Transparency


990 Forms 2021 & 2019