Deedie Rose is a founding board member and current chairman of the board of the Trinity Park Conservancy. She is a current trustee and past chair and past president of the Dallas Museum of Art Board of Trustees and is a founding board member of the AT&T Performing Arts Center. She has served as a member of the National Council of the National Endowment for the Arts and the board of the National Park Foundation. She is a past chair of the board of Public Radio International, and also serves on the boards of numerous other not-for-profit organizations, including Texas Christian University, the Dallas Theater Center, Hoblitzelle Foundation and Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute.
Ms. Rose has received the Anti-Defamation League Humanitarian Award, the TACA Neiman Marcus Silver Cup Award, given annually for distinguished service to the arts, and in 2013 received the Linz Award, given annually to an individual whose civic efforts created the greatest benefit to the city of Dallas.