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Highland Park ISD Gets $4.9M Grant from Moody Foundation for STEAM and MAPS Initiatives

by | Jan 9, 2023
The grant will benefit HPISD's Moody Innovation Institute and its STEAM and MAPS initiatives, and expand the institute's programs to include the Moody Education Solutions Accelerator. Programs benefiting from the grant include those for mathematics education in grades K-8 and for dyslexia across the HPISD curriculum.
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Quantum Leap: UT Arlington’s $800K Research Project Pushes Boundaries in Quantum Science and Engineering
by | Dec 22, 2022
The highly competitive grant shows NSF’s willingness to expand the study of quantum information technology to universities that are aspiring to become major players in the field, said UTA professor Michael Vasilyeve, who will lead the project.

One purpose of the NSF's expansion program is to ensure a steady supply of skilled workers for the quantum information technology industry, which is constantly in need of more talent than is available.
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SMU professor Harsha Gangammanavar is leading a multidisciplinary team to develop algorithms that improve complex energy systems—like the management of the energy grid under intermittent renewable power.
DOE Awards SMU-Led Research Team $2M Grant for Algorithms Improving Complex Energy Systems
by | Nov 14, 2022
SMU researchers aim to help address problems in the broad area of computational mathematics for sustainability—such as the management of the energy grid under intermittent renewable power. The research is aimed at developing new algorithms for materials design, bioengineering, and power grid applications.

Researchers will use SMU's high-performance computing system—enhanced with an NVIDIA DGX SuperPODTM—as well as the supercomputing resources at Argonne National Laboratory.
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Bank of America Invests $200K to Continue Dallas’ B.U.I.L.D. Collaborative Small Business Grant Program

by | Nov 30, 2021
Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Dallas (B.U.I.L.D.)—launched last year by the City of Dallas, [email protected], and more than 200 Dallas County business service organizations—will continue its grant program that serves as a catalyst to Southern Dallas’ small business owners of color and women business owners.
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GSNETX Will Launch Girl Scout Leadership Experience in Nine DISD schools With $5.4M Grant
by | Nov 22, 2021
The Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Community Partner Program will serve students in five Dallas-area ZIP codes.
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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.
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MyTelemedicine telehealth startup McKinney innovation fund

Fast-Growing Telehealth Startup Expands HQ With McKinney EDC Innovation Fund Grant

by | Oct 12, 2020
The incentive-based innovation fund, launched just this year, continues to fuel the growth of tech startups in McKinney. The latest is MyTelemedicine, a SaaS platform that powers modern remote healthcare technologies.
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UNT to Advance 3D Printing for Automobiles Through a $1.5M Department of Energy Grant
by | Oct 6, 2020
University of North Texas researchers received more than $400,000 of the $1.5 million grant to develop a 3D printed material equipped with embedded sensors for use in car structures.
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Microsoft community skills program black-led nonprofits
Future Readiness: This $15M Microsoft Training Program Aims to Accelerate Digital Skills in Minority Communities
by | Sep 25, 2020
The Sept. 30 deadline looms for the Microsoft community skills grant that's open to Black-led nonprofits. Up to 50 organizations will receive up to $100,000 over three years for training purposes.
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Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.
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EnginSoft Expands its U.S. Headquarters in McKinney With a Grant From MEDC’s Innovation Fund

by | Jul 27, 2020
Engineering company EnginSoft is expanding its headquarters at Adriatica, a 45-acre mixed-use development inspired by a Croatian village. Driving EnginSoft's growth is the work it does for companies such as NASA, Xerox, Toyota, and more.
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Boss Women Media Founder and CEO Marty McDonald [Image: Courtesy Boss Women Media]
Black Girl Magic Virtual Summit Connects Women With Resources and Opportunity
by | Jul 20, 2020
Boss Women Media and Capital One have partnered on a two-day virtual summit and pitch competition for Black female entrepreneurs and professionals. Applications are open to pitch for up to $25,000 in grants.
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From left, Invene CEO James Griffin, full stack developer Jonathan Sayre, backend developer Brian Kamra, and UX designer Sam Bajwa. [Photos: Invene]
UTD Venture Development Center-Based Healthcare Startup Relocates HQ to McKinney
by | Jul 16, 2020
A grant from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation's Innovation Fund will fuel the expansion of Invene, a growing product-as-a-service company. The move could create up to 12 “highly specialized” software engineering jobs in the next three years.
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Fort Worth Could Be the Future of Energy 2.0 With a New First-of-its-Kind Partnership
by | Jun 3, 2020
A public/private partnership between Fort Worth and Linear Labs could make the city home to the smart electric motor industry. And, Linear Labs could get around $70M for R&D from the city to do so.
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