social good

Greater Good: Dallas Business Community Unites To Revamp CitySquare’s Food Pantry
by | Nov 18, 2020
Leadership Dallas chooses a community project supporting a local nonprofit each year, with CitySquare being chosen for 2020. Although this is a year like no other, as Gillea Allison puts it, "When Dallas sets its mind on something, it gets it done—and this project was no different."
Q+A: DART’s Chief Innovation Officer on Putting the Agency’s Capacity to Work During COVID‑19
by | Jul 20, 2020
CIO Grergory Elsborg, who has been dealing with fallout from the pandemic for about a quarter of his year-long tenure, talks about his role and how it has shifted to help the community. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit system has helped school districts deliver meals to kids, completed grocery deliveries for paratransit riders, and has multiple partnerships in development—all in the midst of a pandemic.

Good Returns: Shifting the Paradigm on Giving

by | Jan 31, 2019
Salah Boukadoum’s GIVS program allows for a portion of an investor's managed assets to be used as collateral for Good Returns cycles. That way, giving to a social cause can be mutually beneficial and done without any risk.
Collective Impact:
Making Dallas-Fort Worth a Hub for Social Innovation
What makes North Texas a place—or a potential place—for social innovation? In part two of our roundtable series, eight experts discuss how Dallas-Fort Worth may be a unique breeding ground for social good, what attracts (and keeps) talent in the nonprofit sector, and more.
Investor Assets Meet Social Impact: Good Returns, Inverdale Raise $10M for Guarantee Program GIVS
by | Oct 17, 2018
The Good Returns GIVS program is an innovative new model for impact investing that caps risk. Capital is used to make interest-free, fully guaranteed loans to impact organizations—while targeting a financial return for the investment.

ColorComm Dallas Joining in National Service Day

by | Mar 2, 2018
One of the newest chapters of the national organization for women of color in communications will partner with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas this weekend in honor of Women's History Month.
My Possibilities, LaunchAbility Merge for Greater Impact
by | Jan 30, 2018
The nonprofits will operate under the My Possibilities name to help adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with job training and placement.

Plano’s YourCause Buys Corporate Giving Competitor

by | Aug 10, 2017
Similar to YourCause, the Charleston, South Carolina startup builds software platforms aimed to organize corporations' philanthropic efforts.