Lyda Hill

Trust for Public Land Receives Over $5.7M in New Commitments for Five Mile Creek Greenbelt

by | Nov 4, 2022
The Boone Family Foundation dedicated $2.65 million and Lyda Hill Philanthropies committed $2.5 million to help fund the Five Mile Creek Greenbelt, a network of parks and trails the TPL is developing across Oak Cliff and southwest Dallas. "For 80 years, Dallas has dreamed of a greenbelt along Five Mile Creek to benefit the city’s health, connectivity, and environment," the TPL's board chair said.
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Dallas Philanthropist Lyda Hill Is One of Five Winners of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy
by | Aug 4, 2022
Dallas' Lyda Hill has been named one of five recipients of the 2022 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. She shares the philanthropic spotlight with four other "forces for positive change," including country music legend Dolly Parton.

An early donor of the research that led to the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Hill believes that "science is the answer"—and has chosen to donate the entirety of her estate to philanthropy and scientific research. 
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Dallas Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Lyda Hill Philanthropies Partner With Catchafire to Support Local Nonprofits

by | Aug 16, 2021
Catchafire puts volunteer talent into the social impact sector to help social good organizations get the professional help they need, when they need it.

Thanks to the North Texas partnership, the volunteer skills matchmaker has brought virtual support to more than 300 nonprofit organizations in North Texas, so far.
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The Perot Museum Goes Hollywood With Season One of “The Whynauts” Online Kids Series
by | Jun 7, 2021
The digitally enhanced “Whynauts” tracks young actors on fun adventures sparked by science. Conceived by the Museum’s leadership and educational team, the STEM series was made in partnership with Dallas-based studio Groove Jones and backed by major donors.

The bilingual show aims to reach a million kids by next year—and become a high-tech hit.
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Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN Initiative Officially Opens All-Female Exhibit at NorthPark
by | May 17, 2021
Following a temporary tour brought on by a COVID delay, the most statues of women ever assembled in one location at one time has finally been unveiled at NorthPark Center. It's a culmination of Lyda Hill Philanthropies' work with the IF/THEN Initiative to create a cultural shift in how the world perceives women in STEM.
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Pegasus Park: 23-Acre Project Can Boost Biotech, Social Impact, and Corporate Innovation in Dallas

by | Oct 7, 2020
J. Small Investments and Lyda Hill Philanthropies are teaming up to turn a former oil and gas industry campus into a center for innovation and social impact.
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Gates Foundation Scientist Joins Dallas Philanthropist to Talk Status of COVID-19 Vaccine—and Biotech in DFW
Dr. Lynda Stuart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation talked with philanthropist and entrepreneur Lyda Hill in a virtual discussion moderated by Nicole Small, CEO of LH Capital/Lyda Hill Philanthropies.

Here's the takeaway.
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#IfThenSheCan: Ten Statues From All-Female Exhibit Are on Display at NorthPark Center Until Nov. 9
by | Sep 10, 2020
COVID-19 delayed the opening of a 3D-printed display from Lyda Hill Philanthropies IF/THEN Initiative of the most statues of women ever assembled. Starting Sept. 10, the exhibit is instead doing a pop-up near Macy’s Court.
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New Digital Resource Library from Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN Initiative Promotes Women in STEM
by | Jul 30, 2020
The IF/THEN Collection aims to inspire girls to become scientists and engineers because they are 'exciting, relevant, and cool.'

As part of the project's kickoff, IF/THEN will offer a $1 million matching fund for teachers and a $650,000 grant program for science and technology centers and museums.
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At the Fourth Annual iC3 Life Science Summit at UT Arlington on Oct. 10, 2017 recipient Lyda Hill will present the award. To register for the summit, visit www.bionorthtx.org. [Illustration: bestbrk/istockphoto]

BionorthTX to Award Darlene Boudreaux With 2018 Dennis K. Stone Award

by | Sep 27, 2018
2017 recipient Lyda Hill will present the award at the fourth annual iC3 Life Science Summit at UT Arlington on Oct. 10.
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The Altruists: North Texans Are Making Social Innovation Their Mission
by | Jan 26, 2018
From national nonprofits launched out of homes to game-changing ideas that have cultivated millions of dollars for the nonprofit sector, the region is a launch pad for numerous movers and shakers who are making a significant communal impact.
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Future of Health Care: Life Science Leaders Outline What Lies Ahead for Industry at iC3 Summit
by | Oct 13, 2017
From the future of Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas grants to patient records innovation, leaders discussed issues facing the industry.
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