Press Release: 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards
25 OCT 2017

For Immediate Distribution | October 24, 2017 | (512) 463-1826   First Lady Cecilia Abbott And Governor Greg Abbott Honor Winners Of The 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards AUSTIN - First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards, and Governor Greg Abbott hosted a reception at the Governor’s Mansion las...

Texas Homeless Network Announcement
20 OCT 2017

  The Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care (TX BoS CoC) is accepting nominations for nine CoC Board member seats through October 25, 2017.   The Board is the main policy-making and oversight body of the CoC. The TX BoS CoC is established to carry out duties required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program. The CoC is required to establish a Board that acts on behal...

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...