2020 VILLAGE GRANTEES
AT LAST! URBAN BOARDING EXPERENCE | $10,000
A program that gives kids from less prosperous families the educational resources and tools enjoyed by kids from more affluent families during the home life portion of a school day. Students who gain admission into AT LAST! are called “Scholars-In-Residence.”
BRIDGES SAFEHOUSE | $10,000
Bridges connects mothers in crisis to “help, hope, and home.” We desire to reach mothers in need before they face a crisis—escalating Bridges to a ministry of proactivity, rather than just reactivity.
citysquare | $10,000
At CitySquare, we don't have clients, we have neighbors.
As part of our faith values, to "love your neighbor as yourself," (Mark 12:31), our work is fueled by a faith that compels us to love, serve, and suffer with some of God's favorite people.
EDUCATIONAL FIRST STEPS | $30,000
EFS’ early childhood education program, the Four Steps to Excellence, provides the evidence-based training, mentoring, and comprehensive resource support, all at no cost to teachers, families, and communities, needed to help childcare centers achieve national accreditation.
FAMILY GATEWay | $25,000
In our 35-room emergency shelter, each family’s immediate needs for safety, housing, food, and other necessities are met. While in shelter, parents receive the resources and information needed to help them obtain a living income, provide a nurturing environment for their children, and return to a home of their own.
GIRLS EMBRACING MOTHERS | $25,000
For girls with incarcerated mothers to fulfill the meaning of their own creation by using their stumbling blocks as stepping stones for a brighter tomorrow. We work to empower girls in grades K-12 with mothers in prison to break the cycle of incarceration and lead successful lives with vision and purpose.
G.O.L.F. 3:16 | $5,000
G.O.L.F. 3:16 innovatively uses the game of golf to introduce youth to a relationship with God and instill positive life-skills such as stability, good citizenship, responsibility, morality, and character. Our program bridges the gap across all age groups by having them interact and engage in the game of golf while learning transferable skills for the game of life and developing an appreciation for God.
HOPE SUPPLY CO. | $15,000
We meet the critical needs of homeless and at-risk children across North Texas by providing necessities including diapers, clothing, school supplies and toys to enhance their lives.
INTERFAITH FAMILY SERVICES | $15,000
We empower families in crisis to break the cycle of poverty by providing job training, housing support, and other wraparound services. Our goal is to eliminate barriers, equip parents, and educate children.
MERCY STREET DALLAS | $20,000
Changing the lives of African-American youth through mentorship, sports, and leadership is part of Mercy Street’s mission. The Mentoring Program provides a long-term mentor to every child in targeted schools who desires to have one. Programming includes one-on-one mentor support, student support, student engagement, and monthly events centered around three growth areas: economic mobility, education, and leadership.
NEW FRIENDS NEW LIFE | $10,000
New Friends New Life restores and empowers formerly trafficked and sexually exploited women and children. By providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance, mental health, and spiritual support, New Friends New Life helps women and children overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty, and limited opportunities.
THE SENIOR SOURCE | $10,000
We are the “one-stop-shop” for everything older adults might need as they age. Whether they need financial guidance, nursing home advice, or just a way to connect with others, we’re here to assist Dallas-area seniors and their families with the services, programs, tools, and resources they need to be happy and secure in their later years.
ST. PHILIP'S SCHOOL & COMMUNITY CENTER | $40,000
Our mission is to provide an unparalleled education and compatible community services through a faith-based experience, with emphasis on serving low and moderate income families.We believe in Demonstrating God’s love for all people, Embracing everyone’s potential to be extraordinary Serving others with dignity Teaching values, building character and demanding integrity Investing in positive community transformation Nurturing self-confidence, individual sacrifice and cultural awareness YOU BELONG!
THE CHOCOLATE MINT FOUNDATION | $10,000
Our mission is to empower children and families to be self-sustaining through education, training, mentoring and service. We are dedicated to nurturing, educating, and promoting economic growth and social awareness to children, young adults, and families.
UNDER 1 ROOF | $15,000
We are committed to ending homelessness, one family at a time through services, collaborations and community support. In order to support persons to become self reliant, Under 1 Roof provides permanent supportive housing and other services for homeless and low income families of our community.