The North Texas Community Foundation announces the 2019 ToolBox Grants Program: Building Nonprofit Capacity to Combat Poverty in Our Neighborhoods. ToolBox Grants provide Tarrant County-based nonprofit organizations with capacity building grants to improve their strength and stability. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, as well as neighborhood associations that have a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor, are eligible to apply. Deadline for the Letter of Intent is Friday, February 8th. Learn more.
BoardBuild, a new joint venture partnership between Leadership Fort Worth and United Way Tarrant County, has teamed with Project Partners as they develop an integrated, innovative online platform designed to strengthen communities through board member recruitment, training and matching with nonprofits in their communities in need of their leadership. Project Partners will be developing the scripted storyboards for the video production by Fort Worth-based Four Day Weekend – another BoardBuild partner.
DRC has called on Project Partners to help plan and facilitate their upcoming half-day board work session which will focus on strategic planning and future funding needs. DRC delivers respectful, responsible and effective community-based solutions to help individuals and families emerge from homelessness as productive, healthy people.
Several of our clients are featured in the newly distributed Greatest Gift Catalog Ever® 2018 including a Wish with Wings, the Parenting Center, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County, One Safe Place, Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County, and Victory Therapy Center. As the holiday season quickly approaches, please consider a meaningful gift to the cause of your choice. All gifts will be matched. Thanks to the many corporate and community leaders who make this possible! Visit www.tggce.org.
HEB ISD Staff members were “ALL IN” this year for the 2018-2019 Employee Giving Campaign. In one week, 775 HEB ISD employees pledged or paid a record-setting $33,000 in support of the mission of the HEB ISD Education Foundation. How did this happen? We’ll be writing some Good Advice articles on the subject, so check there often, but the short answer is this: Incredible district principals, educators and staff members; highly engaged Education Foundation board members; incentives and rewards; and a dedication to educational excellence by all.