Anonymous $10K Gift Invests in the Futures of North Texas Scholars

October 22, 2020 — Opportunity Rising Foundation, an initiative of DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, received an anonymous gift of $10,000 to help exceptional North Texas scholars pursue their higher education goals. “We’re so grateful to this donor and all who are inspired to contribute,” said Troy Broussard, President and CEO of DHA. “Because… Read more »

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DHA’s Opportunity Rising Announces Scholarships for 10 High School Students

October 21, 2020 – Opportunity Rising, the education foundation for DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas, awarded 10 students with college scholarships during the DHA Board of Commissioners Meeting on September 14, 2020. The Foundation presented awards in the amounts of $1,500-$4,000.00. Scholarship recipients are attending the University of North Texas, Prairie View A&M University, Grambling… Read more »

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Dallas County Promise Pledge Now Open!

Dallas County Promise is a coalition of school districts, colleges, universities, employers, and communities that have joined forces to help more Dallas County students complete college and begin careers. If you are a high school senior graduating in 2020 and you attend a high school on the list of participating Dallas County schools, sign up to take the Dallas County Promise Pledge now!

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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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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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