Urban Institute: Evaluating the ROI in Higher Education

Policymakers have an increasing amount of new data on how higher education institutions are serving their students. In this article, Kristin Blagg and Erica Blom discuss how this vast availability of information causes policymakers to consider the return on investment in higher education for both state-level taxpayers and individuals. Read Blagg’s and Blom’s article to… Read more »

North Texas Giving Day

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the 10th annual North Texas Giving Day will give the North Texas community the opportunity to participate in an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. We welcome you to join the movement of community-wide giving in North Texas by choosing Opportunity… Read more »

Ascend and Summit Scholarship Applications Due

Applications for these scholarships opened during the week of August 6 and applications close on September 10. To learn more about this scholarship opportunity and apply, visit our Scholarships page.

Opportunity Rising to Participate in North Texas Giving Day

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the 10th annual North Texas Giving Day will give the North Texas community the opportunity to participate in an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. We welcome you to join the movement of community-wide giving in North Texas by choosing Opportunity Rising Foundation as your donation beneficiary.

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DHA Unveils New Advisory Board for the Opportunity Rising Foundation

DHA (formerly, the Dallas Housing Authority) is honored to announce the new advisory board for the Opportunity Rising Foundation (formerly, the Phoenix Foundation), focused on providing educational opportunities for DHA clients and residents. The board consists of diverse North Texas leaders with expertise in academics, business, community relations, sports and charitable giving.

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Applications Open for the Summit Scholarship, Too!

The Summit Scholarship Award is for college students who are returning to school after a separation of at least two years, to help off-set some of the cost of the student’s education. Applications for this scholarship are open starting the week of August 6 and applications close on September 10. To learn more about this… Read more »

Scholar Jazzmeia Horn receives Grammy Nod

When you give people the support they need to flourish, they do. We are excited to share that there was a Grammy Nod for one of our legacy foundation scholars! Jazzmeia Horn, a Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts grad, was nominated for best jazz vocal album in 2017.

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