Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Communities Foundation of Texas

Dallas
$450,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2016

The Communities Foundation of Texas has managed charitable funds for families, companies and foundations since 1953. This two-year grant will support the Texas Regional Degree Accelerator project, an effort to boost college attainment in the five urban areas poised to produce 95 percent of the state's student population growth over the next 20 years, by linking educational institutions with local workforce needs. Each regional team includes the following partners: K-12 schools, two- and four-year colleges, employers and workforce investment boards.