Posts Tagged ‘social impact’

Social Impact Company Good Returns Group Gets $1M from Inverdale Capital

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Dallas-based social enterprise firm Good Returns Group announced a $1 million investment Tuesday from Inverdale Capital Management.

Inverdale Capital is also based in Dallas, and the funding represents a convergence of the two organizations’ business models with Good Returns’ focus …

ColorComm Dallas Joining in National Service Day

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas chapter of ColorComm will participate in the communications industry group’s first national day of service in observance of Women’s History Month.

This Saturday, the women professionals of color in communications, advertising, media, and marketing will partner with the …

Impact House Has Found a New Space, Continues Mission to Cultivate Social Good

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas nonprofit incubator and accelerator Impact House has moved to a new home where it hopes to continue developing its programs and serve as “a catalyst for change in underserved communities,” according to founder and CEO Benjamin Vann.

After about …

My Possibilities, LaunchAbility Merge for Greater Impact

Posted by Lance Murray

Two major North Texas nonprofits that serve members of the disabled community have merged.

Plano-based My Possibilities and LaunchAbility announced that they merged effective Jan. 15 as a way to provide greater impact by combining resources. The nonprofits will now …

The Altruists: North Texans Are Making Social Innovation Their Mission

Posted by Krista Nightengale

There is plenty of proof that North Texas is an incubator for creatives in urban planning, education, and social innovation.

From national nonprofits launched out of homes to game-changing ideas that have cultivated millions of dollars for the nonprofit sector, …

NBCUniversal Looking for DFW Nonprofits Making Tech-based Social Impact

Posted by Katie Kelton

Dallas-Fort Worth nonprofits will benefit from a new transformative technology grant program from the NBCUniversal Foundation.

Over the next two years, the foundation and NBCUniversal-owned Television Studios will partner to donate $5 million to nonprofits around the country as part …

Movers + Shakers:
North Texas Social Innovators You Should Know

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth is home to dozens of creatives who are changing the face of urban planning, social, and educational innovation. Here are some to watch.

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Brittany Merrill Underwood

Founder of Akola Project

Underwood is the founder of the Akola …

Ranch Hand to Open Safe House for Male Sex Trafficking Victims

Posted by Heather Noel

Ranch Hand Rescue has announced plans to open a safe house exclusively for male sex trafficking victims.

The Denton nonprofit may be the only nonprofit in the world pairing abused and neglected animals with human mental health therapy. Now, …

Dallas Women’s Foundation Awards Record $4.5M in Grants

Posted by Jewels Clark

The Dallas Women’s Foundation announced a spike in grants for 2017, investing in 144 different organizations helping women and girls in need.

“We are very excited to have reached a new record of $4.5 million in grants that address the …

REVTECH Announces First ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’

Posted by Jewels Clark

REVTECH named Dallas ethical home decor startup founders as the first recipient of its REVTECH Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

The Dallas retail accelerator honored the women during an event Thursday, which celebrated North Texas entrepreneurs disrupting the retail industry.