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The Dallas Foundation Crosses the $1 Billion Milestone in Giving

On Thursday, the foundation announced it has awarded more than $1 billion to Dallas-area nonprofit organizations that work to improve the lives of North Texans. It crossed that historic mark after nearly a century of philanthropic partnerships and grantmaking. “Although the impact to date has been significant, we are truly just getting started," said the foundation's president and CEO, Matthew Randazzo.
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Social Enterprise Cornbread Hustle Helping Former Inmates Start Over, Find Meaningful Employment
by | Sep 17, 2018
Second chances filled the Addison Tree House last week as Cornbread Hustle members pitched their newest innovative ideas in the yearly graduation.
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Dallas Library Seeks Proposals for Kid-Friendly Pathway
by | Apr 24, 2018
The educational pathway will lead kids from the sidewalk, across the library’s plaza, and through its front doors. Design proposals are due by May 25.
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The Altruists

Movers + Shakers:
North Texas Social Innovators You Should Know

by | Jan 22, 2018
Dallas-Fort Worth is home to dozens of creatives who are changing the face of urban planning, social, and educational innovation.
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Dusk
Dusk Comics: A Home for Independent Creators, Strong Female Characters
by | Dec 11, 2017
From comics to cosplay, Dusk Publishing's David Doub is making a name for himself by nurturing new talent and creating compelling characters.
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GED
Dallas Library Gets Top Innovation Award for GED Testing Center
by | Oct 27, 2017
The program at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library helps adults in Dallas earn their GED.
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code
Nonprofit Is Inspiring Youth
‘One Line of Code at a Time’
by | May 15, 2017
Hack My Future is focused on creating a new generation of technological leaders through its programs.
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Fossil

(Un)Common Objects Exhibit Celebrates Fossil’s Designers, Brand Evolution

by | Mar 1, 2017
Fossil's exhibition at the downtown Dallas Public Library is celebrating local designers, their illustrations and their inspirations.
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STEAM
Dallas Library Gets $5K Grant for STEAM Programming
by | Jan 24, 2017
The recently-awarded funds will help the Dallas Public Library continue its STEAM and Snacks education program.
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Jie Zheng

3 Things: UTD Gets $1.3M for Cancer Research

by | Jun 29, 2016
UTD has received money for its cancer research program, the Dallas Public Library receives Knight News award, and Facebook adds a simpler way to plan events.
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Katherine Berry
Beyond Books: Dallas Public Library Answers Inventors’ Questions
by | Jan 22, 2016
Patent and Trademark Resource Centers are designed to serve independent inventors and small businesses whose understanding of intellectual property issues may be rudimentary.
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What’s Old Is New Again
by | Dec 28, 2015
Nostalgia, distraction, therapy, unplugging—these are just a few of the reasons for the new craze of adult coloring books that’s hitting the book and craft stores.
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