Topic: Inc.

Essmart Global Wins Grand Prize in 2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge

June 13, 2012

Young social innovators convened in Austin during the past several days as part of the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC), the flagship social entrepreneurship initiative of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. At last night's awards ceremony held at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in downtown Austin, Essmart Global was announced as the winner of the $50,000 grand prize. Essmart Global was selected from five teams for the prize, which recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who envision, create and implement social innovation projects that help communities around the world.

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Hogg Foundation Awards $408,017 in Grants to Improve Mental Health Policies in Texas

April 5, 2012

Four Austin-based nonprofit organizations have received $408,017 in grants from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to work toward meaningful, systemic changes in public policy that will advance mental health services for children and adults in Texas.

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