If you’re interested in what’s happening at the foundation, the most recent stories from our scholars, and insights into education trends and issues – you’re in the right place.

We also provide information about events we’re participating in or hosting, so check back here as often as you’d like.


Recent News

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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT GIVING DAY 

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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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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HER STORY


Insights

Beyond the Horizon: Education Helps Alleviate Poverty

Education is an investment. While some are not able to make a financial investment in education, it is an investment that has proven to pay itself off. According to “The Demographics of Wealth,” the cycle of poverty can be broken with more education after high school.

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Events