AmeriCorps Photo and Video Contest: Vote Now!
27 AUG 2012

Earlier this year, we launched the AmeriCorps photo and video contest to help tell the AmeriCorps story and highlight the program’s impact.  The theme of this year's contest: "AmeriCorps Works". The results have been terrific - members and alumni have submitted more than 250 photographs and 65 videos! Now we need your help for the final part of this challenge. Look through the photo and video submissions, and cast your vote for the ones that best tell the story of AmeriCorps. You can vote once in each category, so choose carefully.  ...

Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations (TANO) has just released the Compensation Report: An Analysis of Nonprofits in Texas – 2012
27 AUG 2012

"The data contained in the Report will help you stay ahead of the curve in complying with the IRS 990 compensation-setting documentation requirements and stay competitive in today’s labor-market.   255 nonprofits participated in this survey.  With a detailed job description for each of over 100 positions, you can match your own organization’s jobs to others across Texas.  There is also a section on Weighted Average Salaries Paid by Region that break out the Austin, Dallas and Houston areas.  Others could not be broken out as there were n...

2012 bigBANG!
03 JUL 2012

SAVE THE DATE Friday, October 19, 2012 Social Impact. Dallas. Engagement. Civic-mindedness. These are all words that evoke the energy and excitement around this year's bigBANG! event, a forum hosted by Dallas Social Venture Partners. We will be convening the thinkers and doers of our city for a day-long opportunity to catalyze positive impact. This year, bigBANG! will be a place to jump in and get hands-on. With experiences at every turn to learn about forward-thinking socially conscious businesses and nonprofit organizations, we invite you to be completely immersed in the day. ...

2012 GVA Nominations Now Closed
28 JUN 2012

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OneStar Foundation Announces AmeriCorps Grants to Texas Organizations
20 JUN 2012

1,957 AmeriCorps members to meet state and local needs Austin, TX - OneStar Foundation announced today that 20 organizations in Texas have received AmeriCorps grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The grants will support nearly 2,000 AmeriCorps members across the state who will serve in the following capacities: in-school, after-school and summertime teachers, tutors and mentors, provide intensive college access and success services, engage in early literacy interventions and participate in early childhood development programs, distribute food to children, en...