On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of Dallas’ own Meadows Foundation providing a $100,000 match challenge for Baylor Scott And White Dallas Foundation’s Employees 1st Emergency Assistance Fund, it kept the good news rolling with the announcement of its April grants amounting to $2.8M statewide. Of that total $750K was provided for COVID-19 related requests in North Texas alone!
Settle back to read about philanthropy rising to new heights with the following North Texas nonprofit organizations and public entities in the area of arts and culture, civic and public affairs, education, health and human services receiving grants totaling $1.683M:
- Baylor Scott And White Dallas Foundation – $150,000 toward Employees 1st Emergency Assistance Fund to provide financial assistance to frontline healthcare workers impacted COVID-19; an additional $100,000 matching grant is available to encourage community support of the fund.
- Communities Foundation of Texas for Get Shift Done Fund, Dallas – $100,000 toward support for workers and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19.
- North Texas Food Bank, Plano – $200,000 toward emergency funding related to the COVID-19 crisis.
- United Way of Metropolitan Dallas for Coronavirus Response And Recovery Fund – $150,000 toward support of the North Texas community and emergency response related to the impact of COVID-19.
- The University of Texas at Dallas – Callier Center for Communication Disorders – $50,000 toward emergency operating support as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
- VNA Texas, Dallas – $100,000 toward emergency funding to support their food assistance program related to the COVID-19 crisis.
Civic And Public Affairs
- Child Poverty Action Lab, Dallas – $100,000 toward continued support of programs to reduce the number of Dallas children living in poverty.
- Groundwork Dallas – $50,000 toward continued support for hands-on environmental services and conservation education for underserved youth.
- Parks for Downtown Dallas – $50,000 toward developing greenspace in Dallas’ West End.
- Texas 2036, Dallas – $50,000 toward phase one of a public education study.
- Urban Teachers, Dallas – $150,000 toward continued support for a program to prepare highly effective teachers in the Dallas area.
- ACH Child And Family Services, Fort Worth – $150,000 toward facility renovations to provide residential care to foster care youth who have intensive behavioral health needs
- First3Years, Addison – $100,000 toward continued support for the Safe Babies program to reunify infants and toddlers in foster care with parents or family members.
- Ability Connection, Dallas – $50,000 toward renovating and refurbishing group homes for individuals with disabilities.
- Mommies in Need, Dallas – $133,000 toward establishing a hospital-based childcare facility for children of high-risk patients attending medical appointments.
- Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County, Fort Worth – $100,000 toward a mixed-use facility featuring 104 apartment units benefiting very low income and homeless individuals.
* Graphic courtesy of The Meadows Foundation