nonprofits

Plano’s RKD Group Hires SVP of Data and Analytics Solutions

by | Nov 18, 2022
Steve Caldwell will lead the design and implementation of data and analytics solutions that further propel RKD's use of data to drive strategic, omnichannel marketing, and fundraising.
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Bank of America Invests $900K to Support North Texas Nonprofits
by | Nov 9, 2022

Bank of America announced that it has invested nearly $900,000 to support nonprofits in North Texas that focus on community needs such as affordable housing, community revitalization, small business, and the arts.

The funds should help nonprofits already beleaguered by the COVID-19 pandemic to overcome the effects of inflation.

“Dallas nonprofits dedicate their time and energy to solve the complex societal challenges, build up our neighbors in need, and promote economic advancement,” Jennifer Chandler, Bank of America Dallas president, said in a statement....

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Water Cooler at Pegasus Park Tenants Get North Texas Giving Day Surprise
by | Sep 26, 2022

Last Thursday, Water Cooler tenant leadership teams and boards gathered together at Pegasus Park and were surprised with more than $200,000 in prizes to support the missions of their nonprofit organizations....

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‘Doing Good While Doing Well in Business’: Addison Consumer Analytics Platform Raises Funds to Help Nonprofits

by | Apr 13, 2022
HundredX, a data analytics firm that gives brands access to millions of “ethically sourced” consumer experiences, has landed a Series D round that brings its total funding to more than $80 million. Its big-name investors include billionaire Charles Schwab and Clark Hunt, the chairman and CEO of FC Dallas and the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Dallas Startup Studio Launches Latest Company With Plans to Form Multiple Impact-Focused Ventures Annually
by | Mar 21, 2022
Dallas-based Novel Ventures announced the launch of Myte, a “one-stop donation platform” connecting nonprofits across the country with donors. Novel plans to launch two or three impact-focused startups annually, managing director Blake Harvey told Dallas Innovates.
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Symposium Highlights North Texas’ Black Tech Talent, Potential
by | May 11, 2021
Nonprofit BUiLT is hosting the event to highlight the success and possibilities of Black tech talent in the region. “There is no talent pipeline problem,” says Peter Beasley, co-founder of the Blacks United in Leading Technology International. “Black tech talent is widely available, especially in North Texas.”
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Entrepreneurs celebrate a 2019 Impact Ventures' cohort, photographed in the time before COVID. [Photo: Impact Ventures]
Apply to Accelerate: Diversity‑focused Impact Ventures Opens Applications for Fall 2020 Program
by | Sep 15, 2020
Founder and CEO Benjamin Vann says the startup accelerator aims to create more diverse and inclusive ecosystems.
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Anurag Jain and Patrick Brandt Share How They Started Nonprofit Get Shift Done Amidst a Pandemic
by | Sep 2, 2020
What started as an idea with backing from community organizers and restaurant owners, Get Shift Done has rallied support to give meals and livelihoods to at-risk groups in 11 cities.
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How Vista Bank and the Main Street Lending Program Help Small Businesses Recover From COVID-19

by | Jul 29, 2020
John Steinmetz, CEO of the Dallas-based community bank, wants businesses to know there's an alternative to the PPP. Main Street Lending Program loans range from $250,000 to $300 million and are meant to help businesses that were profitable pre-COVID survive.
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United Way Dallas and CoSpero Consulting Come ‘Together for Tomorrow’ to Solve Educational Problems
by | Jul 22, 2020
The Together for Tomorrow cohort is comprised of ten education-focused nonprofits that will collaborate on how to support parents, students, and teachers throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tech-Focused On the Road Garage Gets $3M Seed Funding From Perot Foundation to Rebuild More Than Cars
by | Jul 21, 2020
Founded by social entrepreneur Michelle Corson, On the Road Garage intends to fix cars affordably, while tackling underemployment and transportation challenges among vulnerable populations. The first location in Irving is now open, and applications for technology-forward apprenticeships and training are online.
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