North Texas Food Bank Receives $10.5 Million Gift from Perot Family

NonProfit PRO

The gift provides $10 million that will be permanently invested in the NTFB’s Feeding North Texas Foundation. News/Stats/Studies donation Food bank North Texas Food Bank nourish north texas Perot Family

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Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

EveryAction

Texas Watch is a nonpartisan citizen advocacy group founded in 1998. They just celebrated over 20 years of advocating for Texas families. With the Texas legislative session currently in progress, I called Tara Lee, Development Director of Texas Watch to talk about current policy issues and how they work to bridge the divide between their community and the political process. Let’s start of with a little bit more background about Texas Watch!

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How Salado Public Library Serves Its Rural Texas Community

TechSoup

Salado Public Library is situated in a small town of 2,400 people in Bell County near Killeen and Fort Hood in Central Texas. The county has significant Black and Latinx communities, which comprise almost half of the county's population.

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Everything is Bigger in Texas: How to Execute a Big Board Auction Strategy

One Cause

The post Everything is Bigger in Texas: How to Execute a Big Board Auction Strategy appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post auction

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Leadership Lessons From Kent Taylor, Founder Of Texas Roadhouse

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From cover-to-cover of Made From Scratch you’ll learn the leadership lessons of the late Kent Taylor , founder of the restaurant chain Texas Roadhouse. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kent Taylor Leaders Lessons Leadership Leadership Books Made From Scratch Texas Roadhouse

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Texas 2-1-1 Moves Forward!

VisionLink

The good folks who make 2-1-1 Texas work every day and for every community are to be commended for their progress towards an efficient and effective statewide solution. We are doing all of this while Texas 2-1-1 remains online and working in real-time. Again, well done Texas! Your tenacity and talent is paying off well, and the people of Texas will benefit.

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Well Done 2-1-1 Texas!

VisionLink

Congratulations to 2-1-1 Texas! The first calls came in early this morning, on the new state-wide enterprise platform deployed by TIRN, the Texas Information and Referral Network. What were separate and distinct software solutions for each center across Texas are now unified. In their own words: 2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need.

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Severe Weather in Texas and Oklahoma - Debris Removal and Muckout Hotline

VisionLink

United Way of Abilene, Information Technology Disaster Resource Center​ and Crisis Cleanup​ are sponsoring a free, multi-agency debris removal and muckout hotline for survivors of the recent severe weather in Texas and Oklahoma. Effective immediately through July 4th, residents of Texas and Oklahoma requiring assistance may call 1-800-451-1954 to request help with cleanup, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm As a public service, VisionLink, Connect First, Inc.​,

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Tweet To Donate to Fire Victims in Texas

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m in Austin, Texas to deliver a keynote at the Texas Nonprofit Summit: Leading the Charge for Change. (Check out their social media dashboard to get a sense of the discussion). While flying over Texas, I could see smoke rising and could imagine the devastation taking place down below. When I landed, David Neff had posted a link to a fundraising effort on my Facebook that was launched over at Help Attack.

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Nonprofit Data: The Case of Central Texas 4C

NTEN

A Texas nonprofit looks for the balance between external funders’ requirements and internal needs for data tracking. In four neighboring cities, Central Texas 4C administers Head Start, the federal program to promote school readiness for children five and younger from low-income families, to a population that includ.

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Mobile Beacon Expands Relief Offers to Texas and Oklahoma

Tech Soup Blog

Recent disasters like the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas might have left some organizations in those states without reliable Internet connectivity. Eligible organizations in Texas and Oklahoma (as well as Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island) can now request either 25 or 10 access devices at a reduced administrative fee.

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North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

AFP Blog

North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday. The contributions came from 71,743 donors, according to a news release." 'via via Blog this'. NPGivingDay

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Good times with communities of practice in Austin, Texas

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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Join A Discussion About Social Innovation in Texas Without Leaving Your Computer!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using a live streaming application called "Live Stream," conference organizers of the Governor's Nonprofit Leadership Conference in Texas are hoping to draw in an online audience into the discussion about social innovation. This is the first time I've been pitched to host a live stream of a conference on my blog and ask a question of the panel remotely.

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9 questions to help you develop an equity mindset

Nonprofit AF

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the anti-transgender laws in Texas, the “don’t say gay” bill in Florida, the. Hi everyone. Data Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Make your cause more like Austin, Texas

Connection Cafe

If you have visited Austin, Texas you may recall that we love to talk about Austin. I believe that you can apply this equation to non-profits and cultivate a fan base as devoted to your cause as Austinites are devoted to preserving the uniqueness that is Austin, Texas. Author: Joey Martin. There is something special about this town.

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Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin

See3

video austin lights camera help nonprofit video Nonprofits reel change film frenzy texas Are you in Austin? Check out the Reel Change Film Frenzy screening on April 19th, produced by our friends at Lights. Camera. The post Filmmakers and Nonprofits Unite in Austin appeared first on The See3 Blog.

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Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal

AFP Blog

Dell, University of Texas empowering entrepreneurs — blog | Austin Business Journal: "For the fifth consecutive year, Dell and UT’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are teaming on the 2011 Dell Social Innovation Competition, with more than $100,000 to be awarded to turn innovative social concepts into new businesses or nonprofits.

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Ed Schipul Grew A Mustache (and beard) For His Cause: Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The fundraiser is where group of volunteers grew mustaches and asked their friends to support the charity, the Texas Children's Hospital Center. Flickr Photo from DenneyTerrio. Ed Schipul is a colleague from the NetSquared Community that I have had the pleasure of knowing for two years now. I have the honor of joining his SWSX Panel in March about nonprofits, social media, and social good.

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Editorial: Web site connects people with nonprofits | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Opinion: Editorials

AFP Blog

Editorial: Web site connects people with nonprofits | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News | Opinion: Editorials: "Thankfully, the folks at the Communities Foundation of Texas, the Dallas Foundation and the Center for Nonprofit Management have found a way. They have created a new Web site that profiles more than 400 North Texas nonprofit groups.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

Grassroots Leadership organizes communities to fight back against detention and deportation both in Texas and nationally. Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

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Lights. Camera. Help. Opens Submissions for Nonprofit Film Festival with Pre-screening in Austin, Texas

Connection Cafe

United Way and Hands On Central Texas Spring 2009 Day of Caring. Last Thursday night I attended the Lights. Camera. opening night pre-screening here in Austin and was blown away by the powerful videos shared by the four nonprofit organizations screening their video entries. David Neff shared with me info about the organization's event and I thought this was something all Connection Cafe readers should hear about.

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Nonprofit groups team up to provide technology services | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Robert Miller | Business Columnist | Dallas M

AFP Blog

Nonprofit groups team up to provide technology services | Dallas Morning News | News for Dallas, Texas | Robert Miller | Business Columnist | Dallas Morning News: "The Center for Nonprofit Management has entered into a partnership with NPower Texas to provide nonprofit groups with a one-stop source for technology services.".

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Better Together: Collaboration and.

ASU Lodestar Center

Disclaimer Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Better Together: Collaboration and Nonprofit Networking posted by Jessica Sadoway , Nonprofit and Social Media Blogger Just last Friday, The Collaboration Prize announced its third annual winner (congratulations to the Adoption Coalition of Texas !).

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Bright Idea: Partner with Local Businesses for Fundraising Initiatives

Qgiv

What they did: The United Way of Dallas partnered with Bank of Texas to offer jeans days to employees who donated to the United Way in October. The form was directed to employees at the Bank of Texas, who could earn jeans days based on how much they donated to the United Way of Dallas.

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Endeavors

VisionLink

Visionlink is honored to begin supporting the work of Endeavors, an organization based in San Antonio, Texas. Endeavors seeks to unify families and communities torn apart by poverty, unemployment, or neglect by providing real, practical solutions and a path to earned income. Endeavors deploys a wide array of programs and services supporting children, families, veterans and those struggling with mental illness and other significant disabilities.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Bloomerang

Texas Instruments Foundation. The Moody Foundation strengthens the future of Texas by investing in charitable projects that exhibit innovative ideas and make long-term improvement in Texas communities. Areas served: Texas. Areas served: Houston/Texas.

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Galveston CoCare

VisionLink

Visionlink is thrilled to begin supporting the work of Texas-based organization Galveston CoCare, a network of community members, service providers, healthcare specialists, educational partners, and religious organizations that work to ensure nobody falls through the cracks.

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Cloud for Good Announces Talent for Good Dallas Hub

Cloud 4 Good

November 19, 2021 [Asheville, NC] – Cloud for Good, alongside the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNT Dallas) and Dallas College, today announced a partnership to provide an apprenticeship pathway to jobs in the Salesforce ecosystem for new and recent graduates.

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Online activism wins another one | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Thomas Friedman writes about Environmental Defense and NRDC ’s success in using online tools & techniques to fight TXU (big Texas power company) from building 11 “coal-fired, CO2-belching power plants&#. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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The ASAE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual; Why This is a Good Decision

The MatrixFiles

Texas announced on March 2 that the state no longer has a mask mandate and all businesses can operate at full capacity. I read the email from ASAE (the American Society of Association Executives) yesterday afternoon about the ASAE Annual Meeting.

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Bright Idea: Create Fun School Fundraisers at Just the Right Time

Qgiv

Communities in Schools of Central Texas is a nonprofit that works to prevent students from dropping out of school. Their school-based staff work directly with 96 elementary, middle, and high school campuses in Central Texas. Who They Are.

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Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Arts & Culture

Kindful

Texas Instruments Foundation. The Moody Foundation strengthens the future of Texas by investing in charitable projects that exhibit innovative ideas and make long-term improvement in Texas communities. Areas served: Texas. Areas served: Houston/Texas.

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Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

60) Search « Convio Innovator Awards | Main | Take the M+R Online Monthly Giving Survey » Thursday Oct 18 2007 Live from Convio Summit 2007 Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 11:59AM | by Clinton OBrien Thursday morning at the Convio Client Summit in Austin, Texas, the opening session (sponsored by Care2, by the way) consisted mainly of the keynote speech by Convio CEO Gene Austin.

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Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

VisionLink

If you would like to volunteer the system is currently accessible from the following sites: For Texas: [link] For Puerto Rico: [link] For U.S. Virgin Islands: [link] For Texas: [link] Volunteer Florida will also be live on the system in the near future Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. High-level government officials have directed these generous people to National VOAD and their member agencies.

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7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season

EveryAction

Texas Watch. To encourage new donors, Texas Watch calls their sustainer program “Friends in the Fight.” The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st. With December in full swing and the pressure of living up to arguably the best fundraising month, we know things can get overwhelming.

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Continuing a Shared Love of Generosity

Charity Navigator

Lynnette was headed for a small clinic in Texas and I was going to take a Tropical Medicine course. My wife grew up poor. Her father was killed in a tragic accident when she was a toddler. She always said, “If my mother hadn’t run welfare in our small Montana town, we would have been on it.”

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In conversation: using data and education to advance racial equity at MEASURE

Candid

The program was initially comprised of five organizations (Lone Star Justice Alliance, Girl Scouts of Central Texas, Community Advocacy and Healing Project, Hearts2Heal, and MEASURE), all tethered by one metric of serving youth.

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Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Mental Health

Kindful

Areas served: Hawaii, Florida, Texas, Vermont (specific counties in each). They are a private family foundation on a mission to improve the quality and circumstances of life for the people of Texas. Areas served: Texas. Areas served: Texas.

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Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Mental Health

Bloomerang

Areas served: Hawaii, Florida, Texas, Vermont (specific counties in each). They are a private family foundation on a mission to improve the quality and circumstances of life for the people of Texas. Areas served: Texas. Areas served: Texas.

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How You Can Help After the Buffalo, NY and Uvalde, TX Shootings

Qgiv

The next shooting took place on May 24 th at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. Over the course of the last two weeks, Americans have been rocked by two tragic, mass shootings. The first took place on May 14 in Buffalo, New York at a Tops Market, killing 10 people.

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Basic Needs Network in the News

VisionLink

The good folks in Abilene, Texas (and the surrounding counties) have done a great job explaining the benefits of 2-1-1 and their Basic Needs Network. To view the great news clip, follow this link to KTXS Channel 12 in Texas, or go to [link] Dr. W. Clients are served more effectively, and donor resources are used more efficiently. Particularly in this economy, this is the responsible way to work.

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When is Equal Pay Day for social sector leaders in your state?

Candid

Texas. Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day created by the National Committee on Pay Equity to increase awareness about the gender wage gap. Specifically, this day marks how far into the year a woman must work to receive the same wage that a man received the previous year. This year, U.S.

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