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OneStar Foundation Announces $14.6 Million in AmeriCorps Funding for Texas
03 JUL 2017

New funding will support 2,972 AmeriCorps members to meet local needs Austin, TX – OneStar Foundation today announced that Texas has received $14.6 million in federal AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).  Funds are awarded to nonprofit organizations, state and local governments, and educational institutions following a highly competitive process and will be matched by $37.3 million in local resources.  These funds will support 2,972 AmeriCorps members who collectively will earn up to $11.7 million in education aw...


First Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients
16 JUN 2017

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces 2017 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott, Honorary Chair of the 34th annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards, today announced the 2017 award recipients. The Governor’s Volunteer Awards, administered by OneStar Foundation, honor the contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations in Texas that have made a positive impact in their communities or across the state through service and volunteering. Through her Texanthropy Initiative, Mrs. Abbott has made promoting volunteerism and service to ot...


East Texas Center for Nonprofits Announces Summer Series
31 MAY 2017

Summer break is here and ETCN is ready!  We are excited to offer some new training opportunities as well as our regular Summer Basics to help strengthen your organization. Our summer class sizes ARE limited so register TODAY!  June 13th: Brain Gym July 6th: Grant Writing 101 July 18th: Event Planning For a description of each class OR to register click HERE! More Upcoming Events: Tyler Nonprofit Professionals Roundtable Friday, June 2nd 12:00pm-1:00pm  Location: Spring Creek BBQ  Discussion Topic: Roles...


The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) issues a Request for Proposals (RFP)
11 MAY 2017

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) issues a Request for Proposals (RFP) The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund one project to establish a sustainable Texas Statewide Sibling Network. The Network will increase opportunities for siblings of people with developmental disabilities (DD) living in Texas to learn about disability-related issues, develop leadership and advocacy skills, and receive support when advocating for themselves and their siblings. The deadline to submit a proposal is June 14, 2017. ...


Funding Opportunity from the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD)
11 MAY 2017

Funding Opportunity from the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund up to two Texas organizations to hire and support a full-time TCDD Policy Fellow. Fellows will develop a deep understanding of policy affecting people with developmental disabilities (DD) and also build skills to promote self-determination and self-advocacy. The deadline to submit a proposal is June 7, 2017. Background TCDD invests in general, broad-based leadership and advocacy training for Te...


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