Envision Dallas Receives $1M Gift from Board Member and His Wife for Facility Renovation

by | Jan 13, 2023
The $1M gift is from Larry Kimbler, the former chairman of the American Foundation for the Blind, and his wife Susan Kimbler. Envision is one of the largest service providers to, and employers of, people who are blind or visually impaired in Texas. Envision Dallas said its aim is to provide life-changing opportunities to a population that is often overlooked.
Communities Foundation of Texas Kicks Off North Texas Giving Day With Mightycause, a New Digital Platform
by | Jun 8, 2022
North Texas Giving Day lasts more than a day—its 14th annual event will kick off September 1 and run through September 22. To get both nonprofits and North Texans ready for it, the Communities Foundation of Texas is partnering with software company Mightycause for a new fundraising platform this year.

“We want to continue to grow the spirit of giving by engaging and activating more donors as each individual gift, no matter the size, helps the collective,” says CFT Senior VP Monica Christopher.

Atmos Energy Gives $1M to United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to Prepare the Next Generation of Readers

by | Nov 23, 2020
For local early education teachers and students, Dallas-based Atmos is funding around 78,000 one-year subscriptions to Vooks, a first-of-its-kind animated storybook streaming platform.
Capital One Grants $500K to The Commit Partnership to Accelerate Closing the Equity Gap in Dallas
by | Nov 12, 2020
The Commit Partnership is a Dallas-based nonprofit that works to ensure all local students have access to an equitable education. Capital One's grant is part of a more than $3 million commitment to address critical community needs.
Toyota Motor North America Makes Five Executive Changes to Social Innovation, Toyota de Mexico Operations
by | Jul 22, 2020
Sean Suggs will be taking on the role of group vice president, chief social innovation officer on Sept. 1 after Plano-based Albert Smith, Jr. retires.
Todd Interests and East Quarter Give $1 Million Donation to Fund Harwood Park Construction
by | Jun 30, 2020
Todd Interests and East Quarter Partners donated $1M to Parks for Downtown Dallas for its fourth urban park. Once complete, Harwood Park will connect the East Quarter District, the Dallas Farmers Market District, and the Downtown core.
Bank of America Pledges $1B to Help Local Communities Fight Economic and Racial Inequality
by | Jun 3, 2020
The Dallas and Fort Worth market presidents for Bank of America share the increased commitment to communities of color in North Texas.
Kimberly-Clark Foundation and the Falk Family Donate $1M to United Way Covid-19 Fund
by | Apr 16, 2020
The Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund—which in March came together in under a week—aims to tackle both urgent and long-term needs in North Texas, including those affecting education, income, and health.
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AT&T Launches $10M Fund to Provide Home Learning Resources During COVID-19

by | Mar 23, 2020
The effort starts with a $1 million donation to the Khan Foundation, which will give teachers, parents, and students online educational materials.
Lyle Commits $10M for SMU Engineering School’s Strategic Vision
by | Oct 25, 2019
In what SMU calls a "bold plan," the engineering school’s future combines innovation, agility, and swift responses to shifts in technological capabilities with enduring institutional support.
Innovative Spaces: Southwest Transplant Alliance is Building a Destination for Organ Donation
by | Mar 14, 2019
Southwest Transplant Alliance recently broke ground on what will be a home for education, innovation, and advancement in the organ donation and transplantation community. Get a first look at the first-of-its kind facility, set to open in 2020.
Bringing Education Outdoors: Dallas Arboretum Receives $50,000 for STEM Education Program
by | Sep 13, 2018
The donation from International Paper Company will support the Arboretum's STEM Education program.