Texas Trust Gives $80,000 in Grants to North Texas School Educators

By: Texas Trust Gives Foundation
 
ARLINGTON, Texas - Feb. 5, 2024 - PRLog -- From preschool readiness to cutting-edge high school health sciences, Texas Trust Credit Union, through its Texas Trust Gives Foundation, delivered $80,000 in grants to support local initiatives of a wide range of learning experiences.

The "grant patrol" of the foundation surprised educators and delivered funds to various school districts in North Texas. Educators received grants ranging from $6,500 to $13,500.

The foundation offers three-yearly grants to school districts and education foundations in markets where Texas Trust Credit union has branches. Since the inception of the Texas Trust Gives Foundation in 2019, it has awarded more than $221,000 in grants that enrich student learning.

Public school education foundations receiving grants this cycle were Arlington, Cedar Hill, Grand Prairie, HEB, Irving, Lewisville, Mansfield and Midlothian.

Midlothian High School received $6,500 to purchase a state-of-the-art Geriatric Simulation Mannequin. This advanced tool will give students the ability to learn and perform bedside care and advanced nursing skills through experiential learning.

Cedar Hill High School was awarded $11,000 to support its student-run culinary kitchen and its screen print shop.

Arlington ISD received $11,000 for its Get Out and Play project for toddlers.

Mansfield ISD's Guidance and Counseling Department received $12,000 for its district-wide student mentoring program that pairs high school student mentors with students from kindergarten through eighth grade.

Grand Prairie ISD received the largest grant award this cycle, $13,500. The grant will fund seven specific STEM-oriented projects.

Irving ISD was granted $10,000 to provide weekend meals for 300 children and food gift cards for longer holidays.

HEB ISD will use the $9,000 it received to provide financial assistance for rent and utility assistance to help approximately 35 students' families, who live paycheck to paycheck.

Lewisville ISD received $7,000, covering costs for an immunization clinic, backpacks, and school supplies for low income students.

The Texas Trust Gives Foundation's spring grant cycle (https://www.texastrustcu.org/community-involvement/texas-...) is now open. Independent public school districts within the Texas Trust field of membership can apply for a grant up to $15,000 through March 15.

About Texas Trust Gives Foundation

The Texas Trust Gives Foundation (https://www.texastrustcu.org/community-involvement/texas-...) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to touching hearts and changing lives. It is the charitable arm for Texas Trust Credit Union, a $2 billion financial institution. The foundation provides scholarships to college students, awards charitable grants, and organizes volunteer efforts through the Community Unity Team for local community events.

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