East Texas Center for Nonprofits Announces Upcoming Trainings
12 OCT 2017

The East Texas Center for Nonprofits announces upcoming tranings and webinars: DO MORE WITH LESS: STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR USING FINANCIAL BEST PRACTICES Date and Time: Thursday, Oct. 19th 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  ET   Regulatory burdens are increasing. The amount of overhead allowed on government contracts is shrinking. Donors are obsessing about overhead expenses. Pressure is mounting from all stakeholders to accomplish more with less money. Is doing more with less even possible? It can be with financial best practices designed to help you manage money effective...

Press Release: Rebuild Texas Projects
09 OCT 2017

The Rebuild Texas Fund team announced today they have awarded the first round of funding of $2.15 million from the Rebuild Texas Fund to well-established organizations with a strong track record and a local presence working to help Texas communities recover from the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey.  The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the OneStar Foundation recognize Hurricane Harvey as an unprecedented natural disaster that requires a collective and sustained commitment over the long term to help impacted communities. They...

Press Release: Partnerships and Progress
02 OCT 2017

People Helping People Press Release from FEMA AUSTIN, Texas – More than one million hours of volunteer labor, millions in cash donations and countless charitable efforts form the backbone of recovery from Hurricane Harvey more than a month after the Category 4 storm struck Texas. To meet the immediate needs of survivors, volunteers from all over the country continue to muck and gut homes, provide emotional and spiritual care, repair and rebuild homes, and perform other much-needed disaster work. Hundreds of voluntary organizations, in coordination...

Press Release: Important Information for Volunteers and Donors
06 SEP 2017

          Important Information from the Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (TXVOAD) Donations The overwhelming generosity of the public is greatly appreciated, however the influx of donated items exceeds the needs of the impacted communities at this time. Therefore, the State of Texas is asking that you please DO NOT donate unsolicited goods such as used clothing, miscellaneous household items, medicine, or perishable foodstuffs at this time. As we continue to receiv...

Hurricane Harvey Relief Resources
28 AUG 2017

Rebuild Texas Fund On Friday, September 1, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation will be collaborating with OneStar Foundation to form a relief fund for Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey called the Rebuild Texas Fund. The Dell Foundation will be contributing $36 million to the fund with a long-term vision for the recovery of the affected areas. This fund will focus on helping Texans during this time of great need and will address the long-term efforts to rebuild our communities in the years to come. Those wishing to donate to the fund ca...