grants

Union Bank Foundation Grant Awarded to Aberg Center

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December 12, 2018—We are thrilled to share that Union Bank Foundation has awarded a $10,500 grant to the Aberg Center for Literacy. This funding will support our Adult and Family Literacy programs and the continued development of our career track services. Support such as this helps students further develop skills that lead to educational success and economic sustainability. 

About the Union Bank Foundation

The MUFG Union Bank Foundation, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, serves as an agent for charitable contributions made by MUFG Union Bank, N.A. Throughout its history, the Foundation has supported the bank's commitment to help meet the needs of the communities it serves. 

The MUFG Union Bank Foundatoin’s mission is to “make philanthropic investments that expand access to economic opportunity in low- and moderate-income communities specifically in the areas of affordable housing, community economic development, education, human services and the environment.

For more information about the Union Bank Foundation, click here.

ORIX Foundation Grant Awarded to Aberg Center

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October 11, 2018—Aberg Center is delighted to receive a $10,000 grant from the ORIX Foundation. For the third year in a row, the ORIX Foundation has awarded the Aberg Center for its continued dedication to promoting literacy among Dallas families.

Support from the ORIX Foundation will assist the Aberg Center is providing dual generation programs to more than 50 families through our family literacy and early childhood programs. This school year, Aberg Center will serve 450 students. With the help of the ORIX Foundation, we will provide quality education programs to empower families in the Dallas community.

About the ORIX Foundation

The company’s former CEO started a committee to investigate how the company could best contribute to charitable causes. In 2009, the ORIX Foundation was born. This is an employee-driven venture philanthropy that is focused on the communities where ORIX employees live and do business. The city of Dallas and the Dallas metropolitan area are at the heart of this grant making.

“We can share parallel experiences, yet never cross paths. Or, we can choose to reach out—to connect, to give, to serve. ORIX Foundation exists because the people of ORIX Corporation USA make that choice.”

-From the ORIX Foundation website

Last year, the ORIX Foundation invested nearly $4.5 million into surrounding communities and offered grant funding to 275 social sector organizations nationwide. We are grateful for the ORIX Foundation’s commitment to advancing education and strengthening our community.

For more information, visit orixfoundation.org

Aberg Center for Literacy Receives $10,000 Grant from the Orix Foundation

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On October 17, 2017, Aberg Center for Literacy was awarded the Orix Foundation Grant. This grant goes towards expanding family literacy programs and early childhood program staff.

Aberg Center for Literacy has made many strides this past year to expand its programs at the Casa Linda location in order to greatly increase the number of families served. However, further expansion is necessary to meet the growing needs of Dallas families.  The Orix Foundation grant will help get us that much closer to our goal of building richer lives, stronger families and better communities.

About the Orix Foundation

The Orix Foundation is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities, and improving lives.  The Orix Foundation wants children and families to succeed - in school, in the workforce, in life.

The company’s former CEO started a committee to investigate how the company could best contribute to charitable causes, and the ORIX Foundation was born in 2009. This is an employee-driven venture philanthropy that is focused on the communities where ORIX employees live and do business. The city of Dallas and the Dallas metropolitan area are at the heart of this grantmaking.

Through its charitable giving program, ORIX has awarded over $8.2 million to charities, specifically ones that promote the health, welfare, and education of children, families, military personnel and veterans. In a recent year it gave out at least $2.1 million in 18 grants to nonprofits. This is a good foundation to get in touch with for basic services like food, shelter and medical attention. It’s also a big supporter of local education. Grantmaking has been on the rise in recent years.

.For more information visit:  http://orixfoundation.org/

(Source: www.orixfoundation.org)