Bill Gates Gives $44M To Influence State Education ReformBillionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.
Texas Hurricane Relief Program Removes 'No Israel Boycott' PledgeA Houston suburb has removed a requirement from a hurricane repair grant program that homeowners must agree to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving money.
2 Volunteer Fire Departments Replacing 40+ Year Old Trucks Thanks To GrantsBluff Dale and Lingleville Volunteer Fire Departments are receiving $200,000 grants through Texas A&M Forest Service’s Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program.
Dallas Police, Dallas Fire-Rescue Share $1.5M GrantThe money will be used to enhance response to calls involving behavioral health emergencies.
Fort Worth Officer Injured In Line Of Duty Receives GrantNorth Texas Community Foundation issued a grant to one of the Fort Worth officers injured in the line of duty. Officer Xavier Serrano will receive assistance thanks to the Fleetwood Memorial Foundation Fund.
Andrew Lloyd Webber Offers $1.3 Million Grant For ChildrenAndrew Lloyd Webber came to cheer on his kid rock band at the Tony Awards — and also to give out some money to encourage more musical kids.
Blue Bell Receives $500K Grant; Adds Cherry Vanilla FlavorBlue Bell ice cream has received $500,000 from the state to enhance employee training and skills.
James Patterson Announces Gifts To Booksellers, LibrariesA Texas bookstore is a part of James Patterson's $2 million holiday gift program, with grants and bonuses to schools and libraries and independent bookstores.
DISD Teacher Wins $100,000 GrantChristopher Green will use the $100,000 to purchase equipment and supplies for students in the marching band.
Community Grants Revitalizing NeighborhoodsCommunity Development Block Grants in the city of Plano are changing the lives of families by helping them build new homes.
Feds Give $5.6M To 10 New Texas Health CentersThe federal Department of Health and Human Services has given $5.6 million in grants to 10 new health centers in Texas.
Head Of $3B Texas Cancer Effort Asks To Resign The executive director of a troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort in Texas has submitted his resignation letter amid escalating scrutiny over the management of the nation's second-biggest pot of cancer research dollars.