Tag Archives: Arlington Tomorrow Foundation

Richard Simpson Park Improvements Underway Near Lake Arlington

Construction preparation on phase one improvements to Richard Simpson Park in West Arlington began late last month with the installation of a green wire construction fence and job trailer. Richard Simpson Park is a 9-acre city park on the shoreline of Lake Arlington. It is one of only two Arlington parks that provide…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Awards Nearly $1.7 Million in Grants in 2017

The Arlington Tomorrow Foundation awarded 19 grants worth more than $1.6 million to enhance city services and support charitable causes, according to the charitable endowment’s 2017 annual report. The grants ranged from $12,000 to Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County to provide home-delivered meals in Arlington to $750,000 to support the Arlington Life Shelter’s plans …

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Grant Will Help Levitt Pavilion Arlington Add Restrooms

Levitt Pavilion Arlington will get a big – and much needed – present for its upcoming 10th birthday!Thanks to a generous donation of $500,000 from Baylor Orthopedic & Spine Hospital at Arlington and an equally generous grant of $500,000 from the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, the Levitt Pavilion will add bathrooms…

Arlington-Based Charities Collect More Than $1.3 Million During North Texas Giving Day

Residents donated a record-setting $1.34 million to Arlington-based nonprofits Thursday during the 9th annual North Texas Giving Day event. More than 5,645 donors made a financial gift to Arlington charities during the 18-hour annual fundraising event, which is coordinated by the Communities Foundation of Texas. That exceeds last year’s giving totals, where…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Awards $50,000 in Grants During Arlington Gives Event

After making an online donation to their favorite charity during North Texas Giving Day, friends Paula Sylvester and Phil Barrick leashed up their pups, grabbed their lawn chairs and headed to Levitt Pavilion Thursday night to catch the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation’s free community concert. Sylvester said she chose to support to…

Delivering Dreams: Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

A decade ago, the Arlington City Council had the foresight to ensure the economic windfall associated with the natural gas drilling activity on city owned lands would benefit the community for generations to come. In May 2007, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation was born with the clear mission: Contribute to a thriving…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Advisory Committee Accepting Applications

The Arlington Tomorrow Foundation is now accepting applications for an opening on its five-member Advisory Committee. Created by the Arlington City Council in 2007, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation is a permanent charitable endowment with a mission to contribute to a thriving Arlington. Since its creation, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation has awarded nearly…

Arlington-based Charities Collect More than $1 Million During North Texas Giving Day

Residents donated approximately $37 million to more than 2,500 nonprofits Thursday during the 8th annual North Texas Giving Day event. Nearly 100 Arlington nonprofits were among those who benefited from the annual fundraising event – receiving $1,042,608 from 4,386 donors. That exceeds last year’s giving totals, where Arlington-based collected just over $925,000…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Awards $30,000 in Grants During Arlington Gives Event

More than 2,000 residents gathered downtown Thursday at the Levitt Pavilion to enjoy a Luke Wade concert and show support for the American Dream City’s numerous nonprofit organizations. As part of North Texas Giving Day, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation hosted the free community concert and also awarded $30,000 in grants throughout the day to Arlington-based…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation to Host Luke Wade Concert, Distribute $30,000 in Grants

As part of North Texas Giving Day next week, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation will host a free community concert featuring Texas native Luke Wade and will also award $30,000 in grants to Arlington nonprofit organizations throughout the day. North Texas Giving Day, set for Thursday, Sept. 22, is an annual 18-hour…