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  • The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Distributes a Record $260,000 to Organizations Supporting the African American Community November 17, 2021 DALLAS, November 9, 2021 – On November 7th, The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation celebrated with its members and supporters and announced that it had given a record $260,000 in funds to 16 nonprofit organizations whose missions support the African American community in North Texas. Grants included the following: At Last Inc. –… Read More
  • Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Contributes a Record $247,500 in Grants to 20 Nonprofits and Two Leadership Grants November 8, 2021 Via: Social Whirl By: Sharon Adams Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation held a virtual Grantee Celebration on October 22 featuring its members, grantees and supporters. The Giving Circle celebrated its seventh year by distributing a record $247,500 in grants to 20 nonprofit organizations that serve the North Texas Asian community. The group also… Read More
  • Is smaller gender wage gap due to pandemic? October 28, 2021 Via: Austin American Statesman By: Bob Sechler If it weren’t for the coronavirus pandemic that roiled labor markets last year, there would be plenty to cheer about in new government statistics pointing to a narrowing of genderbased pay disparities in Texas. Women in the state who worked  full-time in 2020 earned a median of 87… Read More
  • Nonprofit Raises $1M to Support Women and Girls October 20, 2021 Via: NBC 5 By: Deborah Ferguson Nonprofit Texas Women’s Foundation brought something good to a recent luncheon event in Dallas, which raised more than $1 million to support women and girls. Click image below to watch the segment. Read More
  • JUST IN: Texas Women’s Foundation Supporters Create An $1M+ Endowment Honoring Ros Dawson October 7, 2021 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean Following today’s virtual Texas Women’s Foundation 36th Annual Luncheon, an online birthday celebration was held for retiring TWF CEO/President Roslyn Dawson Thompson (aka Ros). It was a show of area leaders and friends who had known Ros through the years, both professionally and personally. While no cake with candles was served… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation’s 36th Annual Luncheon Netted $825,000 to Support Women and Girls October 7, 2021 DALLAS, Texas, October 6, 2021 – Held online for the second year on September 30th, Texas Women’s Foundation’s 36th Annual Luncheon, presented by the Dallas Mavericks, raised more than $1 million and netted $825,000. About 4,000 people watched the program themed “My Voice. My Story. Every Woman’s Power to Build Compassion and Community.” Across Texas,… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Invests $12.9 Million in Texas Women and Girls September 13, 2021 Via: People Newspapers The Texas Women’s Foundation invested $12.9 million between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 to advance its mission through research, advocacy, innovative programs and solutions, and grant making. The organization, which seeks to advance economic security and leadership for Texas women and girls, awarded a total of 416 grants totaling $10.8… Read More
  • ‘My Voice. My Story’ Galleria Dallas September 2, 2021 Via: WFAA By: Kaitlyn Munoz Texas Women's Foundation CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson joined Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall and WFAA's Jane McGarry yesterday morning to talk about all things 36th Annual Luncheon AND a special TXWF/Mavs exhibit opening at Galleria Dallas this weekend. Click image to watch. Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Invests $12.9 Million in Texas Women and Girls September 2, 2021 The Dallas-based organization, the world’s largest regional funder benefiting women, distributed 416 grants to shore up community programs addressing pandemic relief, economic security, and gender and race equity DALLAS, September 2, 2021 – Texas Women’s Foundation continues to lead in advancing social and economic change for women and girls in Texas during a tumultuous year.… Read More
  • JUST IN: Texas Women’s Foundation Has New Board Chair And Five New Members August 13, 2021 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean Texas Women’s Foundation Board Chair Hilda Galvan is already six weeks into her two-year term of office that started Thursday, July 1. Having joined the Foundation in 2016, Hilda has co-chaired the Foundation’s Economic Leadership Council and the Leadership Forum and Awards Celebration, as well as her day job of being… Read More

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