bridge community award

2017 BRIDGE community award recipient

The Home for Children

Our 2017 $500 BRIDGE community award recipient is, The Home for Children. The mission of The Home for Children is to provide hope and healing to troubled youth who are at-risk, abused and neglected so they can become independent, productive adults. They provide services to young girls and boys who are in transition, including foster homes and emergency shelter for those experiencing a sudden and/or temporary crisis.

About the Community award

BRIDGE understands that nonprofit organizations have a tremendous impact in our community by working to strengthen and improve the lives of the people served. The BRIDGE financial Community Award will be used to support the mission of one nonprofit organization operating in Tarrant County that is actively involved in the community by providing an intervention or service for an issue that adversely affects the African American community.

The following organizations are NOT eligible to apply:

●  Organizations that have yet to acquire a 501(c)(3) status

●  Organizations that have not been in existence for at least 2 years

●  Organizations operated by BRIDGE board members

*BRIDGE does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age or sexual orientation.

The Award

An award of $500.00 shall be given to one nonprofit organization at BRIDGE’S Gala on November 17, 2017. A representative from the winning organization must be able to attend the awards dinner.

Selection Process

Applications will be accepted September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017 . BRIDGE board members will review all applications and determine the recipient of the financial community award in October 2017.

Application

Applications are available on the BRIDGE website, www.theBRIDGEconnect.org. Completed applications can be emailed to bridgefw@gmail.com or mailed to P.O. Box 644, Fort Worth, TX 76101 (Attn: BRIDGE Professionals Community Award)

Deadline

All applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

Questions

Questions about the application should be sent to bridgefw@gmail.com.