The DGS is organized and operated as a non-profit tax-exempt Section 501(c)(3) as defined by the Internal Revenue Service and eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170.
The object of this Society shall be:
- To educate by creating, fostering, and maintaining interest in genealogy;
- To assist and support the genealogy section of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas, Texas or to its legal successor;
- And to collect, preserve, copy, and index information relating to Dallas County and its early history.