Forces for Good: Highland Dallas Awards $2.4M in New Grants

The Highland Dallas Foundation has awarded $2.4 million in new grants to three local nonprofits:

  • The Family Place, which empowers victims of family violence by providing safe housing, counseling, and skills training, was awarded $1 million. Mimi Crume Sterling (above) recently joined The Family Place as its new CEO.
  • The Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center will receive a $1 million grant to support its work providing justice and restoring hope to more than 8,000 children and their family members each year.
  • A $400,000 grant goes to The Dallas Foundation’s new Racial Equity Fund, which aims to advance equity for Dallas residents who are Black, indigenous, and people of color.

Since its founding in 2011, the Highland Dallas Foundation has contributed tens of millions of dollars to charitable causes.

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