social impact

SVP Dallas Announces 30 Young Professionals for 2023-24 Dana Juett Resident

by | Sep 15, 2023

This year’s cohort of 30 Dana Juett Residents has been announced by Social Venture Partners Dallas.

The cohort of young professionals represent a wide range of personal experience and professional expertise, SVP Dallas said. Over the next nine months, the residents will get a hands-on training in venture philanthropy.

SVP Dallas said that opportunities during that time will enhance the residents’ learning in a variety of ways, including hosting a session or sponsoring various aspects of the cohort experience....

From SaaS to Coding to Social Impact, See What Awaits You at Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 2, 2022
Dallas Startup Week is only days away. In addition to three big summits, the DEC Network's flagship week-long event will offer sessions on 21 different "tracks." From social impact to startup funding to esports and emerging tech, here's a look at what the week holds in store.
Plano-Based iDonate Raises $15M Series B to Grow Its Digital Giving Platform
by | Dec 14, 2021
iDonate wants to innovate generosity. The company's all-in-one digital fundraising platform is built to boost the impact of nonprofits. Its new funding to scale operations globally follows last year's raise of $8.7 million to expand its tech.

Forces for Good: SMU Kicks Off $1.5B Fundraising Campaign, Southwest Airlines Launches Contest for Nonprofits, and Frito-Lay Provides Food to Students

by | Sep 17, 2021
You'll also read about the FC Dallas Foundation opening a soccer field for My Possibilities, Hari Mari partnering with St. Jude's, North Texas Food Bank Starts Its New $500M Campaign, and more organizations making a difference in Dallas-Fort Worth right now.
Solo Stove Acquires Chubbies, Oru Kayak, and ISLE to Form Southlake-Based Solo Brands
by | Sep 7, 2021
Solo Stove has unveiled a new house of brands with the mission to build a better direct-to-consumer experience. Solo Brands aims to improve the operations of each entity—Chubbies Shorts, Oru Kayak, and ISLE—while "leaving the world a better place" for local communities and the planet.
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.

Lyda Hill Philanthropies Chooses Finalists for $10M Lone Star Prize to Improve Texans’ Quality of Life

by | Jan 7, 2021
The Lone Star Prize, a statewide competition that aims to find and fund solutions focused on creating stronger communities, will award $10 million to the most transformative, scalable, feasible, and evidence-based solution.

Bank of America Is Making a $920K Investment in North Texas Nonprofits to Advance Economic Equity

by | Oct 19, 2020
In North Texas, the grants will go to Boys and Girls Clubs of Tarrant, Collin, and Dallas Counties, and Big Thought. The $920,000 is part of a four-year, $1 billion commitment Bank of America is making to foster workforce readiness and development in low-to-moderate-income communities.
Dallas-Based Arcosa Makes $87M Acquisition That Could Reduce Transportation Costs, Carbon Footprint
by | Oct 12, 2020
The acquisition, a follow-on to another one Arcosa made in January, will expand the company's recycled aggregates platform into the Dallas-Fort Worth market.