Susan G. Komen Announces $10M+ in Grants To Advance Breast Cancer Treatment & Precision Medicine

by | Jun 26, 2024
Dallas-based Komen said the 32 grants will further cutting-edge breast cancer research being done at 27 prestigious institutions worldwide and continue its longstanding support of breast cancer researchers early in their careers, as well as the world’s leaders in the field.
Cox School of Business Dean to Step Down, Search Begins for Successor
by | Jun 21, 2024

Southern Methodist University will begin its search for a new dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business after Matthew B. Myers, the ninth dean of the business school, announced he will step down from that role by the end of the 2024-25 academic year....

SMU Prof and SENTRIQS Team Up on Quantum Cybersecurity With $110K Air Force Grant
by | Jun 19, 2024
SMU's Klyne Smith, with over 30 years of experience in IT and telecommunications at companies like IBM, Caesars Entertainment, and Ericsson, will use his industry insights to explore quantum-safe communication solutions for military applications.

CPRIT Approves Over $16M in Cancer-Fighting Grants to Dallas-Area Institutions

by | Feb 27, 2024
Included in the 12 Dallas-area funding awards is a $4 million Rising Star grant to bring Stefan Gloeggler, Ph.D., to UT Southwestern Medical Center from the Max Planck Institute of Multidisciplinary Sciences in Göttingen, Germany.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas’ 2024⁠-⁠2025 Blue Impact Grant Application Open for Nonprofits
by | Jan 30, 2024
Last summer, the BCBSTX program awarded nearly $3M in funds to 101 organizations across the Lone Star State—including many in North Texas. The deadline for nonprofits to apply for Blue Impact 2024-2025 grants is Feb. 9. Other impact-aligned community, business, and provider organizations are invited to request sponsorships. 

TXDOT Paves $6.6M Way for Five Mile Creek Greenbelt’s Oak Cliff Trail in Southern Dallas

by | Oct 27, 2023
The TXDOT grant dollars will let TPL start digging on a 1.1-mile "shovel-ready" stretch of the 17-mile trail "sooner than planned." An additional $1.65 million match from local supporters brings the total funding to over $8 million.
Texas Women for the Arts Opens Applications for 2024 Arts Education Grants
by | Oct 21, 2023
The Texas Cultural Trust’s giving circle invests in arts education for kids across Texas. The deadline to apply for the 2024 cycle is December 1.

In June, the Texas Women for the Arts awarded over $294,000 in 2023 grants to 41 organizations across Texas, including seven in North Texas.
UT Southwestern Honors 2023 Cary Council ‘DocStars’ for Early-Stage Research
by | Sep 29, 2023

Three UT Southwestern Medical Center physician-scientists pursuing the prevention and treatment of disease that affect various stages of child development have been announced as the latest recipients of the Cary Council’s Early-Stage Research Grants....

CPRIT Awards $9.5M in Cancer Research Grants to SMU and Dallas’ Baylor Research Institute
by | Aug 17, 2023
The 29 new grants approved by CPRIT's Oversight Committee include the first CPRIT Scholar award to Southern Methodist University in Dallas and state funding for Dallas' Baylor Research Institute to join a major National Cancer Institute study.

UWorld Cares Grant Deadline Looms: Nonprofits Can Apply Now to Support Education in Dallas

by | Mar 22, 2023
The UWorld Cares grant program aims to strengthen the pathway to higher education, address workforce skills gaps, and eliminate barriers to higher education by partnering with community organizations.
Simmons Cancer Center Investigators Get Nearly $15M in CPRIT funding
by | Mar 13, 2023
“Our researchers continue to push the envelope on developing a better understanding of cancer and new ways to help cancer patients in Texas and beyond,” said Center Director Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.
Center for Women Entrepreneurs seeking Texas Veteran Women to Apply for Grant Program
by | Mar 7, 2023

The Center for Women Entrepreneurs at Texas Woman’s University in Denton will be accepting submissions for its Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program starting March 31.

The grant program supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one....

Toyota’s Way Forward Fund Aims to Boost Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injuries
by | Feb 28, 2023
Grants totaling $8.5 million will be made available in the initiative's first year, focused on helping children with traumatic brain injuries. "With the guidance of our expert advisors, we want to help strengthen and expand access to support systems for children with traumatic brain injuries as well as their families," said Tellis Bethel (above), chief social innovation officer for Toyota Motor North America.