United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

Richardson’s AdvoCare Foundation Announces $330K in 2023-2024 Grants

by | Sep 20, 2023
The foundation said the grants will be used to improve the well-being of children and families living in vulnerable communities by implementing initiatives focused on access to healthy food, exercise, and nutritional education.
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United Way’s ‘The Pitch’ Crowns the Social Innovator Of The Year, Awards $275K In Investments
by | Apr 21, 2023
The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' nearly yearlong social innovation accelerator program came to a close this week at "The Pitch" with the awarding of more than $275,000 in prize money and the award of Social Innovator of the Year. The competition's five finalists are social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas for improving access to education, income, and health. See who won what—and how they're working to improve lives in North Texas.
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Here Are the Winners of The Innovation Awards 2023

by | Jan 17, 2023
Dallas Innovates and D CEO celebrated 68 honorees and revealed the winners of our fourth-annual Innovation Awards at an event held at On the Levee in the Dallas Design District. Here's a full list of winners and finalists.
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Comerica Bank Is Creating a ‘BusinessHQ’ Collaborative Space for Small Businesses in Southern Dallas
Southern Dallas small business owners are about to get a new space to connect, collaborate, and help grow their companies.  Comerica Bank is transforming the first floor of its R.L. Thornton location into Comerica BusinessHQ—an 8,000-SF collaborative space offering a mix of coworking spaces, incubation fellowships, and technical assistance. The center will address three big needs: "capital, cultivation, and connectivity."
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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DI People: Frisco’s EDC, Vistra, Lennox International and More Make Moves

by | Mar 25, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Cicis, Complexity Gaming, Digit7, Design Connect Create, Vaxxinity, and more.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2022, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
Now in its third year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 78 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas.
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United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Awards $1M in Health Innovation Technology Prize Funding
by | Oct 19, 2021
Five local winners received up to $200,000 in funding to activate their solutions throughout North Texas.
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The Pitch: Cornbread Hustle Sweeps Five Categories, Including Social Innovator of the Year
by | Apr 23, 2021
At United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' fifth annual social innovation competition, local staffing agency for second chances Cornbread Hustle won $145,000 in funding. Also announced was United Way's plans to expand its social innovation work in North Texas with a new incubator program exclusively for women and entrepreneurs of color.
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Building a Better Tomorrow: United Way Dallas, Social Impact Firm Name 11 Nonprofits to Collaborative Cohort

by | Feb 23, 2021
The group will develop innovative solutions to remove barriers to obtaining living-wage jobs for Black and Latinx adults.
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Atmos Energy Gives $1M to United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to Prepare the Next Generation of Readers
by | Nov 23, 2020
For local early education teachers and students, Dallas-based Atmos is funding around 78,000 one-year subscriptions to Vooks, a first-of-its-kind animated storybook streaming platform.
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The Pitch: Better Block Foundation Named Social Innovator of the Year, New $1M Competition Announced
by | Oct 29, 2020
In addition to the surprise reveal of a new $1 million prize, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas also announced the nine fellows picked for its 2021 accelerator and a social impact investment in on-demand nail service Cherry (created by the founders of rewardStyle and Bumble).
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