Press Releases

April 1, 2021

Legacy Collective Gives Five Grants Totaling $450,000 to Nonprofits to Assist in Texas Disaster Relief Efforts

Legacy Collective today announces that it has given five grants totaling $450,000 to nonprofit organizations helping Texans in need after winter storm Uri. The organizations receiving grants are Feeding Texas, Rebuilding Together Houston, Rebuilding Together Austin, Sustainable Food Center and Austin Disaster Relief Network. Read more here.

March 9, 2021

Legacy Collective Announces Three Grants for the First Quarter of 2021 Totaling $75,000

Legacy Collective announces the recipients of three $25,000 grants for the 1st quarter of 2021: The Settlement Home for Children, Chicago Scholars, and 99 Balloons. The grant recipients are nominated by and voted on by Legacy Collective Giving Circle members. Read more here.

Feb. 25, 2021

Legacy Collective Announces Successes from 2020, Plans for 2021, and the Expansion of its Board of Advisors

Legacy Collective today announces some key highlights from its recent Annual Donor Recap Meeting, including giving 15 grants totaling $385,000 and the expansion of its Board of Advisors in 2020. Read more here.

Feb. 18, 2021

Legacy Collective Announces Texas Disaster Relief Fund

Legacy Collective today announces the Texas Disaster Relief Fund. Donations collected from this emergency fund will be used to provide food and shelter to those in need across the state of Texas. This will include helping Texans with emergency relief, food insecurity, and rebuilding efforts. Read more here.

Jan. 26, 2021

Huston-Tillotson University Students Stand to Win $15,000 in First “Social Enterprise Pitch-Off”

Legacy Collective today announces its partnership with Thrivent and Notley to launch the first “Social Enterprise Pitch-Off.” Students in the School of Business and Technology’s Biz Ready Program at Huston-Tillotson University, Austin’s only Historical Black College and University, will be challenged to create a nonprofit solution to meet a need in the community. The winning team will receive $15,000 donated by Thrivent and Legacy Collective to launch the nonprofit or donate it to a nonprofit in their community meeting a similar need. Read more here.

Jan. 19, 2021

Legacy Collective Announces Campaign to Raise Funding for Mental Health Services in the Black Community

Legacy Collective today announces a giving campaign to raise money for mental health services in the Black community. Funds raised will benefit Breakthrough and Eustress Inc. Donors who would like to give to this cause can do so on the Legacy Collective web site by making a one-time donation to the 100 Campaign. Read more here.

Nov. 30, 2020

Legacy Collective Announces Grants Totaling $75,000; Launches New Campaign to Fund Five Additional Grants in 2021

Legacy Collective today announces the recipients of three $25,000 grants for the 4th quarter of 2020: BeLoved Atlanta, Miracle Foundation and Texas Civil Rights Project. Additionally, Legacy Collective announces the launch of its 100×100 giving campaign in an effort to help 100 families rebuild from the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19. Read more here.

Oct. 27, 2020

Legacy Collective Announces Erin Arnheim as CEO, Jen Hatmaker as Chairperson of the Board

Legacy Collective today announces Erin Arnheim as CEO and Jen Hatmaker as Chairperson of the Board. With Arnheim leading the organization and Hatmaker heading the Board, Legacy Collective will further its work in funding innovative, sustainable nonprofit initiatives that are nominated by and voted on by Legacy Collective donors. Read more here.

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