Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

Eight local nonprofits receive grants from Toyota of Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2021) Under the leadership of dealership owners Steve and Barbara Jackson, Toyota of Rockwall is known for its philanthropic support of the Rockwall community. From honoring local educators with ‘Teacher of the Year’-wrapped vehicles to drive free of charge for six months, to  transporting Meals on Wheels clients to doctor appointments; […]

Rockwall Women’s League accepting grant requests

Rockwall Women’s League accepting grant requests

ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 5, 2021 – Proceeds from the Rockwall Women’s League annual fundraising charity ball will be used to provide grants to area not-for-profit organizations and scholarships for Rockwall County high school seniors.  For the 2019-2020 year, RWL awarded $108,500 to area organizations and $107,500 in scholarships. Starting February 1st – April 1st […]

Three teachers at Rockwall ISD’s Nebbie Williams Elementary receive grant from Wal-Mart

Three teachers at Rockwall ISD’s Nebbie Williams Elementary receive grant from Wal-Mart

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 7, 2021 – Three staff members at Nebbie Williams Elementary recently received $1,500 grants from the Wal-Mart Community Grant program. The three recipients are Helen Gulley (ECSE teacher), Shelbi Malig (counselor) and Kimberly Cokely (library media specialist). “I plan to use the money to start calming space kits in each classroom,” […]

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $3.71 Million in recreational trail grants to Texas communities

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission awards $3.71 Million in recreational trail grants to Texas communities

(AUSTIN—May 21, 2020) The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved $3.71 million dollars in grants to fund 22 motorized and non-motorized recreational trail-related projects across the state. The National Recreational Trails Fund (NRTF) funds recreational trail construction, renovation and acquisition. The grants are funded from a portion of the federal gas tax generated by gasoline […]

Rockwall Women’s League holds drive thru Grant Reception for local nonprofits

Rockwall Women’s League holds drive thru Grant Reception for local nonprofits

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 21, 2020) The Rockwall Women’s League held a drive thru Grant Reception for several area nonprofits at the Rockwall High School parking lot on May 20. Thanks to the generous support of the community, RWL raised $216,000 through its Big Hat event and its first ever virtual “Cat’s Meow” Ball. The […]

Rockwall Women’s League gives $108,500 in grants to these local nonprofits

Rockwall Women’s League gives $108,500 in grants to these local nonprofits

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 15, 2020) Rockwall Women’s League recently announced its 2020 grant recipients. RWL grants totalled $108,500! Boys and Girls Club Children’s Advocacy Center Empower 7 Girl Scouts Helping Hands – Children’s Medical Fund Helping Hands – Assistance and Recovery Hope Dawning Kiwanis Rockwall County Lone Star CASA Meals On Wheels Oak Hill […]

Rockwall Women’s League Accepting Grant Requests

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 2, 2019) Proceeds from the Rockwall Women’s League annual fundraising charity ball are used to provide grants to area not-for-profit organizations and scholarships for Rockwall County high school seniors. For the 2017-2018 year, RWL awarded $71,000 to area organizations and $164,000 in scholarships. Starting February 1st – April 1st, 2019, Grant requests […]

Rockwall Women’s League awards grants, scholarships from record breaking Charity Ball proceeds

Plans underway for 2018 Bayou Bash  (ROCKWALL, TX – June 14, 2017) Sixteen area high school graduates will be heading to college with their pockets a little heavier thanks to the efforts of the Rockwall Women’s League and their annual charity gala that was held on April 8, 2017 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas. […]

Springer Elementary third graders to benefit from grants

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 16, 2015) Congratulations to Springer Elementary School’s 3rd grade team, Librarian Rachael Taylor, Technology Specialist Kay Orr and SAGE Teacher Jenny Kaup for receiving a grant for 3rd grade students to participate in after the holidays. Students at Springer Elementary will have the opportunity to be a part of a “Makerspace” […]

Jones teachers celebrate grants

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 6, 2015) The Rockwall Education Foundation awarded lots of grants this week. Jones Elementary teachers:  Mrs. Orr, Mrs. Loya, and Mrs. Barnes were chosen as recipients. They are beyond excited to get to work with their students using a 3D printer and recycler. The students are excited, too! Submitted by Jennifer […]