Thursday, December 2, 2021

Highland Village approves funding for nonprofits

This week, the Highland Village City Council approved nearly $50,000 in funding for area nonprofit organizations.

Each year, the council allocates funds to support organizations that provide essential services to Highland Village residents, according to a city news release. To be eligible for city funding, the nonprofits’ services must be of economic benefit to the community or contribute to the quality of life in Highland Village by serving a municipal public purpose, they must be provided to Highland Village residents on an equal basis and they must enter into a written contract with the city for the provision of services.

Listed below are the organizations and the funding they received, according to the city.

  • Denton County Friends of the Family: $5,000
  • Lewisville ISD Education Foundation: $5,000
  • Special Abilities of North Texas: $4,250
  • Journey to Dream: $3,500
  • Salvation Army Lewisville: $3,500
  • Communities in Schools of North Texas: $3,000
  • Denton County MHMR Center: $3,000
  • Highland Village Lions Foundation: $3,000
  • Lewisville Lake Symphony: $3,000
  • Studio B Performing Arts: $3,000
  • Christian Community Action: $2,500
  • PediPlace: $2,500
  • Winning the Fight: $2,500
  • CASA of Denton County: $2,000
  • Chisholm Trail RSVP: $2,000
  • SPAN Inc./Meals on Wheels: $1,000
  • Friends of the Flower Mound Public Library: $500
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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