Nonprofit Incubator Impact Ventures Names Director of Programs

by | Nov 21, 2022

India Stewart was recently named director of programs at Dallas-based nonprofit incubator Impact Ventures.

Stewart is a self-described practical idealist, and her research and social impact work focuses on understanding disparities and exploring strategies to increase equitable access to economic, educational, and housing opportunities for all our neighbors and neighborhoods, Impact Ventures said....

Wall of Philanthropy Installation at Galleria Showcases Dallas Zoo Backers Ahead of Gala
by | Oct 23, 2022
Zoo To Do is a major source of funding for the nonprofit Dallas Zoo. Proceeds help support the Zoo’s dedication to providing the best animal care, delivering unique education offerings, and strengthening its wildlife conservation efforts in Dallas and around the world.

North Texas Funders Initiative Will Train 300 Nonprofit Leaders to ‘Meet the Needs of Tomorrow’

by | Apr 27, 2022
Through a three-year partnership called the North Texas Funders Initiative, The Dallas Foundation and local leadership impact nonprofit RevJen Group, along with others including Lyda Hill Philanthropies, will bring leadership development training to over 300 nonprofit leaders each year.
Design Connect Create Names New Leaders, Plans Expanded Programming to Help Girls ‘Engineer Their Futures in STEM’
by | Mar 25, 2022
The STEM-focused nonprofit wants to help girls become the innovators of the future.
DI People: Techstars, Critical Start, VolunteerNow, Corganics, and More Make Moves
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from the Richardson Chamber, PICKUP, BPS Technology, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and Giving DNA. Plus, Governor Abbott appoints three North Texans to the Governor's Commission for Women.

Dallas Nonprofit to Hold Events This Weekend to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

by | Sep 8, 2021
On Sept. 10 and 11, Carry The Load will hold two events—both nationally and locally—to honor the military, veterans, first responders, and their families.
Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program Inspires the Workforce of the Future
by | Aug 24, 2021
How did these Plano teens spend their summer vacation? Making an impact in their community AND learning valuable marketplace skills at three North Texas nonprofits.
Texas Bar Foundation Awards Dallas Nonprofit POETIC $10K to Expand Its Reach
by | Jul 7, 2021
Dallas-based POETIC, an aftercare program dedicated to supporting vulnerable youth, is continuing its partnership with the Texas Bar Foundation to enhance its programs and aid its goal to end child exploitation and trafficking in the community.

Denton Nonprofit Carton Council Wants to Make Sure Cartons Don’t End Up in Landfills

by | Apr 22, 2021
The group—formed by major carton manufacturers Tetrapak, Elopak, Sig, and Evergreen Packaging—works to ensure they are recycled into new products. New research from the council shows consumers don’t speak the same language as those in the recycling and packaging industries. Just in time for Earth Week, here’s what recycling stakeholders can do.