bridge community award

2018 application cycle is now closed

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.

2018 Award

An award of $1000.00 shall be given to one nonprofit organization at BRIDGE’S Gala on November 16, 2018. A representative from the winning organization must be able to attend the awards dinner.

Selection Process

Applications will be accepted September 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018 . BRIDGE board members will review all applications and determine the recipient of the financial community award in October 2018.

Application

Applications are available on the BRIDGE website, (will be uploaded below when application opens on September 1st). 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 Sunday, September 30, 2018.

Questions

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

2018 BRIDGE Community Award Recipient

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Beta Tau Lambda Charitable Foundation, Inc.

Our 2018 $1,000 award recipient is, Beta Tau Lambda Charitable Foundation, Inc. Beta Tau Lambda Charitable Foundation’s greatest interest is outside itself. We value words such as KNOWLEDGE, ACHIEVEMENT, SERVICE, INTEGRITY, QUALITY, HONOR, EXCELLENCE, and COMMUNITY. We look to provide challenge, support, and encouragement to young men by providing mentors and educational opportunities. For some young men, this is the first time they have had the opportunity to spend quality time with professional black men in an educational setting. Our work allows us to challenge stereotypes, set positive goals with the young men, and connect them to the greater good in their families and communities.

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.