Youth

In Fall 2017, the Communities Foundation of Texas expert philanthropy team reviewed the following nonprofit agencies and offers them for your funding consideration:

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All Stars Project of Dallas
All Stars Project of Dallas is part of a 33-year-old national organization whose mission is to transform the lives of youth and poor communities using the developmental power of performance, in partnership with caring adults. The agency is requesting funds to help increase participation in its core program, All Stars Talent Show Network (ASTSN), which involves inner-city youth in South and West Dallas, ages 5-25, producing and performing in community talent shows. Funds are also requested to help expand the Development School for Youth, a leadership program where young people, ages 16-21, partner with business professionals who conduct training workshops and provide paid internships. Support is also needed for the Cops & Kids in Dallas partnership program to strengthen and improve relationships and facilitate challenging conversations on race and poverty.
http://allstars.org/dallas
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Allen Sports Association
Allen Sports Association was founded in 1976 to prepare kids for a successful life through leadership, structure, and sports programs. Each year more than 15,000 youth in grades preK-12 enroll in sports teams and more than 6,000 community volunteers help serve in varying capacities. Support is requested for financial aid to assist families with registration fees, uniforms and equipment; Positive Coaching Alliance educational sessions, which help foster a positive and constructive experience for youth; and capital for land acquisition and construction of an indoor recreational facility.
www.allensports.org
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Alliance of Elite Youth Leadership
Aliance of Elite Youth Leadership was started in 2014 to provide opportunities for youth in the Collin and Dallas County juvenile justice system to participate in skill building, leadership development, one-on-one counseling and college and career development. Support is requested for scholarships to asist low-income families. Funds are also requested to support an additional staff member to allow them to expand the number of youth served by their program.
www.aeyleadership.org
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AZAR Foundation, Inc.
Established in 2011, AZAR Foundation seeks to meet the needs of homeless and at-risk children by focusing on hunger relief, educational excellence, health, community service and economic empowerment. Last year, they served over 1,000 youth in summer camps and over 4,000 youth in after-school programming. It seeks support to begin two new programs addressing gaps they see in youth development: STEM-focused after-shool and summer programs as well as programs to develop social emotional competencies of youth to build resiliency.
www.azarfoundation.org
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star provides high quality community-based and school/site-based mentoring programs to children facing adversity while instilling in them a positive sense of future, improving school performance and relationships. Support is requested for Mentor 2.0, a one-to-one youth mentoring program designed to help create a school culture focused on high school graduation, college, and career. Funding is also requested for the MIlitary Mentoring program to match children of veterans or active duty military personnel with a mentor who understands the armed services lifestyle and challenges.
www.bbbstx.org
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Boy Scouts of America, Circle Ten Council
Boys Scouts of America was founded in 1913 to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Last year, they served over 56,000 youth across 24 counties in North Texas and Oklahoma. Funds are requested for the STEM Scouts program to expose youth to a broad variety of future career options and spark their interest in STEM fields; the ScoutReach program designed to build leadership skills through mentoring; and the Exploring program, a worksite-based training to help youth build lifeskills, career readiness and good citizenship.
www.circleten.org
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas serves more than 4,000 youth annually, ages 6 -18, in their after-school and summer programs throughout 31 locations. Since 1965, the agency has been a leader in developing Dallas youth in low-income communities by providing moral guidance, positive role models and life-changing educational programs designed to save kids from lives of crime and failure. Funding is requested to expand Accelerated Early Childhood Education for 160 first and second graders. Support is also requested for the College & Career Ready program, which offers 9th -12th grade students a variety of career preparation options, including soft skills, mentoring and internships on a biweekly basis.
www.bgcdallas.org
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth
For over 91 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth has served the community with afterschool programs, gang-intervention programs and targeted outreach and education services in schools. Last year they served over 12,000 youth. Support is requested to expand the Youth Program Quality Intervention program designed to increase program quality through skills-based training, self-assessment, third-party assessment and planning with data and coaching.
www.fortworthkids.club
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Bridge Lacrosse
Bridge Lacrosse is a sports-based youth development organization that trains over 400 student athletes in Lacrosse through a summer season and a fall after-school season. Programming includes competition, outreach, afterschool programs and college preparation. Funds are requested to continue offering its services in under-resourced neighborhods.
www.bridgelacrossedallas.org
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C5 Youth Foundation of Texas
Established in 2000, C5 Youth Foundation of Texas offers at-risk teens a five-year leadership development program that includes adventure camp settings, community service forums, and college and career preparation. Offered at no cost to the youth, the program has served over 950 youth, all of whom graduated from high school and were accepted and attend college. Funds are requested to support program costs for 175 youth throughout the year. Support is also requested for the purchase of a database management system to help track, organize and learn from program data.
www.c5texas.org
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Café Momentum
Café Momentum is a restaurant platform that provides post-release, paid internships for juvenile offenders ages 15-18, through which they receive intensive culinary, job, and life skills training as well as continued mentoring and support to foster successful reentry into the community. Through the internship, case managers provide housing needs for homeless clients, access to legal assistance and medical care, and job placement upon internship completion. All interns rotate through every aspect of the restaurant while working side-by-side with established chefs and service leaders. Funding is requested for internship salaries and general operating support.
www.cafemomentum.org
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City House
City House was founded in 1988 to provide emergency shelter and transitional housing services for at-risk youth. They offer multiple programs, including intensive case management, that have served over 7,000 homeless youth or youth transitioning out of foster care. Support is requested to implement a cultural enrichment program for youth to provide artistic and educational opportunities that many of its youth have never experienced prior.
www.cityhouse.org
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Clayton YES!
For over 42 years, Clayton YES! has provided before and after school youth programs for families in Tarrant County.It offers financial assistance for underserved families and currently serves over 7,000 children and their families at 80 sites. Funding is requested to support scholarships for low-income youth to attend out-of-school-time programming. They also seek support for building renovations after recent water damage to a high use area. Finally, funds would be used to provide continued early child care to children, 6 weeks to five years old, whose families have experienced domestic violence and are accessing services at One Safe Place.
www.claytonyes.org
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Crossfire Kids
Crossfire Kids was established in 1994 to adress the academic, social, and spiritual needs of at-risk youth in East Dallas. They serve about 100 youth annually in partnership with other local nonprofits, churches, and neighborhood associations. Funding is requested for operating the Lions Den Youth Center for after school, evening and weekend youth programs. Funds would also support the Leadership, Inspiration, Family, Education (LIFE) programming that provides mentoring, homework asistance, reading enrichment, recreation, GED tutoring, college assistance, weekly Bible study, field trips and summer camps. Finally, funding would support crisis housing.
www.crossfirekidsdallas.org
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Dallas Center for Architecture
The Dallas Center for Architecture was established in 2008 to connect citizens of Dallas with with architecture and design and provide opportunities to learn how those elements transform the way we live. Their programs include scholarships to students and young architects, walking tours around downtown Dallas, and exhibitions at its Center. It is seeking support for the following youth initiatives: Youth Design Lab to offer student tour groups workshops on basic design, engineering and architectural history; Imagination Playground blocks for young students to participate in hands on building; and finally, for its Build Your City! program that provides youth the chance to envision what they would like to see and then build it with arts and crafts.
www.dallascfa.com
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Dallas Challenge
Founded in 1984 to address the rising tide of drug and alcohol use among youth, Dallas Challenge provides education, prevention and intervention programs to youth and their families. They serve over 9,000 youth and almost 4,000 parents each year. Dallas Challenge seeks support to expand its programs to provide youth greater opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities that promote healthy coping mechanisms. Support would also allow them to incorporate job training into the program.
www.dallaschallenge.org
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Dallas Champions Academy
Dllas Champions Academy was established in 2010 to provide summer sports and mentoring opportunities for at-risk youth in South Dallas. It offers a year-long mentoring and college readiness program and through a 5-day summer camp focused on character building and connections between youth and strong role models. Funding is requested to continue summer programming to low-income youth from South Dallas, which serves about 200 youth each summer. Funds are also requested to support sending high school seniors to attend college football scouting events. Finally, support is requested to provide college visits around the state.
www.dallaschampionsacademy.com
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Dallas Police Youth Foundation
Founded in 2013, Dallas Police Youth Foundation (DPYF) supports the youth outreach efforts of the Dallas Police Department (DPD) to engage and mentor kids to become future community leaders. Funding is requested for the Junior Explorer Program (JEP), an afterschool program aimed at youth ages 10-13 who have an interest in law enforcement. JEP fosters leadership, teamwork and positive citizenship through mentoring by DPD officers. Funding is also requested for Police Athletic/Activities League (PAL), which encourages participants to mantain good grades and behavior, and participate in community service; a new compoenent, the PAL Scholars program promotes mentorship, financial literacy, writing preparation, and job skills. Finally, funding is requested for the Dallas Junior Police Academy (JPA), a one-day youth program facilitated by DPD for kids ages 7-18. The program works to create open dialoge and trust between Dallas' youth and the DPD.
www.dallaspoliceyouthfoundation.org
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Dallas Tennis Association
Dallas Tennis Association was founded over 85 years ago and today serves approximately 25,000 area youth through its programs focused on tennis and after-school tutoring. Youth who complete the program have a 100% high school graduation rate and of those that attend college, 98% receive academic and tennis scholarships. Funding is requested to support the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math program to teach youth in grade levels 6-9. Funds are also requested to operate its tennis Play Days aimed at helping youth develop and enhance their skils while encouraging physical and emotional development. Lastly, funds are requested to operate the summer National Junior Tennis and Learning programs in partnership with the City of Dallas Parks and Recreation centers throughout the city. Over 2,400 children are expected to participate this summer.
www.dta.org
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Denton Parks Foundation
Founded in 1987, Denton Parks Foundation supports projects and programs of the Denton Parks and Recreation Department, especially for the building and renovations to playgrounds and facilities as well as scholarships for youth who would otherwise not be able to participate in park programs. Support is requested to increase their scholarship fund to be able to help over 300 low-income youth participate in camps and on athletic teams. They have partnered with local nonprofits to provide scholarships to children from the local homeless shelter as well as children from domestic violence situations. Funds are also requested to help purchase and install shade structures at a new spray park the city is building in a low-income area of Denton as well as one other park in the area.
www.dentonparksfoundation.com
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Friends of Sky Ranch
Friends of Sky Ranch is a faith-based organization that operates a Christian summer camp which works to impact children through development of character, leadership, and legacy. With facilities in Texas, Colorado, and Oklahoma, Sky Ranch reaches over 70,000 individuals a year. Funding is requested to support Outdoor Education and leadership programs that engage 17,500 students annually. Funding is also requested for the TRU Camp program, a weeklong outreach program for youth focused on leadership development, character, and evangelism.
www.skyranch.org
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Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas
The mission of Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character by working with volunteers to develop their leadership, values, social consciousness, and conviction of their own potential and self-worth. They serve over 21,000 girls from the Dallas metro area. Funding is requested for The Gift of Girl Scouting, a free in-school leadership development program that provides a Girl Scout experience for 2,500 girls in Title I Dallas County elementary and middle schools. Funding is also requested to support STEM programming for 5,000 girls at the STEM Center of Excellence. Finally, funding is requested for volunteer engagement, recruitment and training to support 5,000 adult volunteers.
www.gsnetx.org
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Girls on the Run
Established in 2005, Girls on the Run - DFW Metroplex is an afterschool physical-activity program for 3rd-8th grade girls. Funds are requested to provide scholarships for program participation, including race registration fees, to 90 girls in six new classes in low-income, underserved sites in south and west Dallas. Funds are also requested for girls' running shoes and shirts, as well as coach recruitment and training.
www.gotrdfw.org
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Girls Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains
Based in Fort Worth, Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains works to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. Funding is requested for Youth Enjoying Summer (YES!), a summer leadership program serving nearly 3,500 girls and boys that teaches hands-on skills through activities centered around STEM, current events, civic responsibility, and community service. Funding is also requested for the Girl Scouts at School program, which provides a staff-led Girl Scout leadership experience to 4,200 girls in Title I Tarrant County middle schools.
www.gs-top.org
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House of Shine
Founded in 2014 House of Shine works in Tarrant County schools to develop confident, engaged women and children by providing leadership programs that raise self-awareness and are creative and experiential in nature. In 2016, they served over 2,000 women, children and teachers. Funding is requested to provide supplemental funding to cover costs for Title I schools who can otherwise not afford to participate. Funds are also requested to complete a program evaluation tool. Finally, funding is requested to create a train-the-trainer model to certify volunteers and teachers to teach the SHINE curriculum in schools.
www.houseofshine.com
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INSPIRE School Programs
Founded in 2008, INSPIRE School Programs provides leadership mentoring and academic support to over 7,000 public school students in Dallas, Duncanville and Cedar Hill. Funding is requested for INSPIRE, a 12-week classroom mentoring program for 100 low-income students, focusing on empowering students, building life skills and supporting academic success. Funding is also requested to support these same students to attend ELEVATE, a week-long leadership and entrepreneurship program in partnership with University of North Texas. Finally, funding is requested for transportation needs for these students to attend off campus and summer programming.
www.inspireschoolprograms.org
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Integrity Mentors
Integrity Mentors provides one-on-one personalized support for academic learning, spiritual development and character development for at-risk youth in Arlington and Grand Prairie ISD schools. Funding is requested to train mentors in socio-emotional learning. Funding is also requested for transportation to help youth experience learning opportunities in the wider community. Finally, funding is requested to support supplemental pay for classroom teachers and college interns.
www.integritymentor.org
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Journey to Dream
Journey to Dream was established in 2004 to embrace, equip and empower teens to overcome adversity and live purposeful lives. In 2016, they served 79 homeless teens between the ages of 14 and 18. Funding is requested for programming that includes case management and life skills training for homeless and at-risk teens. Funding is also requested for outreach, support programs, and prevention curriculum that is offered to over 10,000 students at local schools. Finally, funds are requested to support the final components of Kyle’s Place, the first emergency homeless shelter for youth in Denton County.
www.journeytodream.com
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Kickstart Kids
Established in 1990, Kickstart Kids is an in-school physical education curriculum designed to build youth character through karate. Kickstart Kids is primarily offered in economically disadvantaged schools with at-risk youth. In 2016, they worked with over 1,600 youth at public middle schools. Funding is requested to support programming costs that include uniforms, equipment, classroom supplies, curriculum development and instructor training.
www.kickstartkids.org
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Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Established in 1982, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has since granted wishes to over 10,000 children throughout North Texas, and 75% of parents reported observing an improvement in their child's physical health as a result of having a wish granted. Funding is requested to directly support wish expenses for children who live in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, Collin, or Rockwall counties. Wishes can include travel, electronic devices, playsets, room redecorations, parties, pets, and much more.
ntx.wish.org
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Mercy Street
Founded 15 years ago, Mercy Street works to spark faith-based community restoration by engaging in mutually transforming relationships with youth who will become the future leaders of West Dallas. Mercy Street helps Christian leaders build a better West Dallas through various mentoring and leadership programs. Funding is requested for the mentoring program to provide one-on-one mentors who build strong relationships with youth and their families to encourage, advise, and advocate for youth starting in the fourth grade and lasting through the 12th grade. Funding is also requested for the Leadership Institute to engage college and high school students in a 10-week program to build leadership skills, marketplace awareness and job readiness. Finally, capital funding is requested for a remodel of the aging auditorium that includes a new roof, floor, HVAC, lighting, stage, sound system and restrooms.
www.mercystreetdallas.org
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Nancy Lieberman Charities
Nancy Lieberman Charities was established in 2009 to ensure that educational and sports opportunities exist for economically disadvantaged youth. Their model uses basketball as a motivational tool to help youth, ages 4 to 17, develop competitive skills, build confidence, self esteem and decision-making skills through teamwork and sports participation. Funding is requested to support 200 youth attend Basketball Camps in the DFW region. Funding is also requested to provide laptops to students in financial need. Finally, funds are requested to build basketball courts in low-income neighborhoods in collaboration with the Dallas Police Department.
www.nancyliebermancharities.org
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Never Forget Foundation
Never Forget Foundation was established in 2012 to connect at-risk youth with public safety responders who coach and mentor them using lessons learned from the 9-11 tragedy. Over the past few years they have reached over 20,000 students through a speaker series as well as classes on study skills, disaster preparation that includes CPR and first aid, and community resilience. Funding is requested to purchase a passenger van to transport students from schools to partner agencies where they will receive tutoring for K-12 standardized testing.
www.neverforget911.org
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PAIS USA
PAIS USA creates apprenticeships and partnerships between schools, community projects, businesses and churches to offer one-on-one coaching and on-the-job training to youth, ages 18-25. Apprenticeship tracks include business, organizational management, youth and church work. Funding is requested to support the Apprentice Program to serve additional youth as well as provide transportation for them getting to and from school. Funding is also requested for the Because You're Loved program that guides youth into service-oriented actions in their community. Finally, funding is requested to hire staff to assist with fundraising. Last year, their programs served over 25,000 youth around DFW.
www.paismovement.com
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Project Transformation
Founded in 1998, Project Transformation engages young adults in purposeful leadership and ministry, supports underserved children and families, and connects churches to communities in need. It has prepared over 1,100 college students with leadership skills and served over 9,000 children and youth with year-long literacy programming. Funding is requested for their eight-week summer program that pairs college-age mentors with youth to provide literacy tutoring, art enrichment, physical activity, nutrition education, and bible lessons. This summer, it will also include a social-emotional curriculum and character education program. 96% of students in the summer program have either increased or maintained their reading level. Funding is also requested for Summer Leaders in Training Experiences (LITE) Program, which serves 70 students, grades 10-12, many of whom have participated in Project Transformation's programs since elementary school. The course addresses three overarching needs: 1) academic needs through writing workshops, critical thinking skills, and discussion of social justice issues; 2) self awareness and leadership skills through personality assessments, leadership building activities, and self-led direct service; and 3) college and career preparedness through resume writing, interview skills, and college application assistance. Following the program, participants embark on a statewide college tour to explore options for higher education.
www.ptnorthtexas.org
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Promise House
Promise House moves abused, abandoned and neglected youth toward safety and success through crisis intervention, emergency shelter and transitional housing, counseling, case management, advocacy, and outreach. Established by Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in 1984, they have grown from a 16-bed emergency shelter for youth to a 40-bed agency providing no-cost crisis intervention, social services and and varied housing support. Funding is requested to increase the amount of youth served through its Specialized Transitional Living program for homeless LGBT youth and young adults who have aged out of foster care. It will increase the program’s capacity by eight beds, allowing it to serve up to 16 youth annually with services that include medical and dental care, counseling, case management, and job training. Funding is also requested to support the Wesley Inn Program for pregnant and parenting teen moms and their babies. Finally, funding is requested for operating support at the Emergency Youth Shelter to provide short-term housing, basic needs and supportive services and follow up care to approximately 250-300 youth annually.
www.promisehouse.org
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SPARK!
SPARK! provides a creative, interactive atmosphere designed to encourage students to take risks and ask questions in the pursuit of their own abilities. SPARK! offers hands-on experiences in art, music, theatre, engineering, and more. It partners with many local organizations to reach children and youth, including Big Thought, Boys and Girls Club, Family Place, Momentous Institute, Promise House, Vickery Meadows and Uplift Education. Since opening in June 2015, SPARK! has engaged over 4,500 children in creative programs, 40% of whom come from low-income families. Funding is requested for the Metamorphosis Project, which provides children from low-income families with multiple opportunities to participate in SPARK! creative programming. SPARK! has partnered with SMU to develop an impact study that will evaluate the program on how it impacts youth creativity. Funding is also requested for general operating support, including field trips, summer camps, family days, and themed programming.
www.sparkdallas.org
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Students Standing Strong
Students Standing Strong (S3) establishes faith-based communities in public schools to equip students to stand strong in their Christian faith through Bible teaching, leadership, encouragement, accountability, and outreach. Based in Colleyville, S3 currently serves more than 3,000 students across 28 campuses and online sites. Funding is requested to expand and develop additional clubs and develop additional student leaders. Funding is also requested to add additional staff and increase operating hours. Finally, funds are requested to support a capital campaign to purchase and renovate new office space from which they house their headquarters, develop curriculum, provide in-house training programs and expand their mission.
www.studentsstandingstrong.org
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Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation
Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children in need through programming and funds for youth in crisis, youth health initiatives, youth baseball programs and education. Since 1991, it has given over $14 million in programming or financial support to North Texas youth. Funding is requested to build the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex. The facility will be built on a 17-acre site in West Dallas and will include five fields and an academy building with a professional-sized infield, batting/pitching cages, classrooms and a weight and nutrition room. The facility will be available to all children with an emphasis on children from West Dallas, 40% of whom live in conditions under the poverty line. Funding is also requested for the Science of Baseball Program to provide hands-on STEM programming to 5th-8th grade students. The program provides training, curriculum and assessments to 15 DISD teachers who then implement the program in their classrooms to approximately 800 students. Finally, funding is requested to support The Rangers Richard Greene Scholars Program, a program that selects a student from each of Arlington’s seven high schools during their junior year to participate in a year-long internship that culminates with each student receiving a $10,000 scholarship.
www.mlb.com/rangers/community/foundation
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The First Tee of Greater Dallas
The First Tee of Greater Dallas (TFTGD), founded in 1995, works to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Funding is requested for operational support to keep pace with growing demand for programs. TFTGD's programs served over 86,000 Dallas-area youth in 2016, a 30% increase from 2015. Capital funding is requested to support the construction of The First Tee of Greater Dallas Learning Center, a permanent home and flagship location for all of the organization's youth development programs. Lastly, funding is requested for the college scholarship program. Since 2011, more than $197,000 has been awareded to 54 TFTGD participants.
www.thefirstteedallas.org
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Thrive Baseball
Thrive Baseball focuses on the intersection of faith and sport to teach their team to be steadfast in wisdom, disciplined in faith and confident in grace while committing to excellence on and off the field. It provides youth with scholarships, a college prep and admissions counselor, positive mentorship between players and coaches and a curriculum tailored to teach players how to seek God and serve others. Funding is requested to support the scholarship program that allows players to earn $500 for each baseball season should they play all four years with Thrive, maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 and commit to a two- or four-year institution upon high school graduation. Funding is also requested for its College Concierge program to provide ACT/SAT test prep and assistance with the college application process and accessing financial aid.
www.thrivebaseball.org
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Youth Believing in Change
Youth Believing in Change gives children the spiritual and educational foundation they need to become leaders through programs that include after-school tutoring and meals, summer activities, and music classes for children in the Vickery Meadows neighborhood. It also provides financial assistance to families with emergency needs. Funding is requested to support the after-school program that works with 315 youth through literacy programs, community service, and mentoring. Funding is also requested for the Drop Everything and Read summer program that pairs 270 children with one-on-one mentoring with reading tutors to promote literacy and reading comprehension skills while preventing summer learning loss.
www.ybcdallas.org
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Youth With Faces
Founded in 2001, Youth with Faces (YWF) helps young men and women in Dallas County's juvenile justice system break the cycle of incarceration and create a more promising future by providing continuum of care style programs. Programs and services begin during youth incarceration and continue into the community with comprehensive pre-release and aftercare that help prevent re-entry in the juvenile justice system. Programs that build pro-social behaviors include dog training, retail training, horticulture summer internships, financial literacy education, mentoring services, and work readiness. Approximately 73% of YWF program participants obtained employment post-release compared to 20% for non-participants, and YWF participants earn 45% more than non-participants who did find employment. Funding is requested for operational support of the job readiness programs, which help youth in trouble turn their lives in a positive direction through education and healthy life changes.
www.youthwithfaces.org
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Youth World
Established in 1998 and based in South Oak Cliff, Youth World provide a safe haven and loving community for low-income, at-risk children in Dallas County. Funding is requested for Youth World's six-week summer camps that serve youth ages five to 14 years old with free lunch, sports clinics, leadership and life skills training, reading, arts, and strategic mentoring. Funds will help 300-400 children attend camp daily. Funding is also requested for the construction of a multi-use athletic field to promote healthy living, team-building and athletic skills, while exposing children to excellent coaching and leadership training, and providing a safe, no-cost space for children to play outside.
www.youthworld.org
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Celeste AristaCeleste Arista
Community Philanthropy Officer
214-750-4102
carista@cftexas.org

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