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Calendar of Events

Nov
17
Tue
Texas Connector webinar
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

https://www.texasconnects.org/news.aspx

Nov
25
Wed
Texas Connector webinar
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

https://www.texasconnects.org/news.aspx

Nov
30
Mon
Texas Connector webinar
Nov 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

https://www.texasconnects.org/news.aspx

Dec
3
Thu
AmeriCorps VISTA 50th Anniversary Finale in Austin
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The AmeriCorps VISTA 50th Anniversary will culminate with the Texas Solutions Spotlight at the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin from 3:00 – 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 3, 2015. There will be a reception to follow.

The event is the capstone of five regional summits taking place nationwide to recognize AmeriCorps VISTA’s impact throughout the past, present, and future.

Local and national experts, practitioners, AmeriCorps VISTA members, and alumni from a cross-section of backgrounds will come together to discuss and highlight challenges and solutions to poverty. The event will also feature some of AmeriCorps VISTA's most successful projects to alleviate poverty in Texas.  

Register Today

Jan
12
Tue
Texas Connector Webinar for OneStar VISTAs
Jan 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Apr
5
Tue
Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service
Apr 5 all-day

For more details and resources, visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/special-initiatives/mayor-and-county-recognition-day.

 

Jul
11
Mon
Deadline Notice of Intent- Texas Connector Development RFP
Jul 11 all-day

Deadline: Notice of Intent

Request for Qualifications and Proposals for Texas Connector Development and Support Services


We are seeking a qualified web development firm to support and enhance Texas Connector (https://www.texasconnects.org) and related applications.

Texas Connector displays nonprofit information from a variety of state and national databases and overlays it with requested demographic and socioeconomic data derived from a variety of governmental and other sources. Users can:

  • Identify community needs, resources and nonprofit services to address gaps in service.
  • Analyze the nonprofit infrastructure in general or in relation to particular needs or social indicators.
  • Create customized statistical reports for user-identified regions of interest.
  • Save and share custom searches, maps, identified providers and demographic reports.

For Technical Specifications and Additional Qualifications, please read:

OneStar Texas Connector RFP

Texas Connector Technical Specs


Response Deadline and Format

Agencies are requested, but not required, to provide notice of your intent to submit a proposal by Monday, July 11th, 2016 to texasconnects@onestarfoundation.org.  Full Proposals must be emailed in PDF format to texasconnects@onestarfoundation.org and received by Monday, July 18th, 2016.    If you have any questions, please call 512.287.2036 or email texasconnects@onestarfoundation.org. Following OneStar Foundation’s technical review of proposals, respondents may be invited to an in-person interview in Austin, Texas.  If possible, the individuals who will be the day-to-day contacts should do part or all of the presentation.  In addition, OneStar staff may visit respondents at your offices to help us better understand your technical capabilities.

Jul
18
Mon
Deadline Full Proposals- Texas Connector Development RFP
Jul 18 all-day

Deadline: Full Proposals 

Request for Qualifications and Proposals for Texas Connector Development and Support Services


We are seeking a qualified web development firm to support and enhance Texas Connector (https://www.texasconnects.org) and related applications.

Texas Connector displays nonprofit information from a variety of state and national databases and overlays it with requested demographic and socioeconomic data derived from a variety of governmental and other sources. Users can:

  • Identify community needs, resources and nonprofit services to address gaps in service.
  • Analyze the nonprofit infrastructure in general or in relation to particular needs or social indicators.
  • Create customized statistical reports for user-identified regions of interest.
  • Save and share custom searches, maps, identified providers and demographic reports.

For Technical Specifications and Additional Qualifications, please read:

OneStar Texas Connector RFP

Texas Connector Technical Specs


Response Deadline and Format

Agencies are requested, but not required, to provide notice of your intent to submit a proposal by Monday, July 11th, 2016 to texasconnects@onestarfoundation.org.  Full Proposals must be emailed in PDF format to texasconnects@onestarfoundation.org and received by Monday, July 18th, 2016.    If you have any questions, please call 512.287.2036 or email texasconnects@onestarfoundation.org. Following OneStar Foundation’s technical review of proposals, respondents may be invited to an in-person interview in Austin, Texas.  If possible, the individuals who will be the day-to-day contacts should do part or all of the presentation.  In addition, OneStar staff may visit respondents at your offices to help us better understand your technical capabilities.

Sep
30
Fri
National Service Safety Stand Down & America’s PrepareAthon
Sep 30 all-day
 

National Service Safety Stand Down is September 30

Join OneStar Foundation and guest presenters on Friday, September 30th from 2:30-4:00pm Central for a 90-minute webinar to learn more about how national service members and volunteers can ensure they are prepared and safe during their terms of service. Held in conjunction with America's PrepareAthon, CNCS, and FEMA.

*Participation will count toward AmeriCorps Texas members' disaster requirement.

This webinar will cover:
– Personal Preparedness & Safety 101
– Disaster Basics and Types of Disasters
– Role of National Service in Times of Disaster
– Additional Resources and How to Learn More

Presenters for this session include:
– Damian Morales, Disaster Services Program Specialist, OneStar Foundation
– Lisa Tatum, Senior Manager, Disaster Preparedness, VolunteerNow

This session is geared toward AmeriCorps Texas program staff and members but open to all national service programs.

Click here to register.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Apr
4
Tue
Mayor & County Day of Recognition for National Service
Apr 4 all-day

https://www.nationalservice.gov/special-initiatives/mayor-and-county-recognition-day

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