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Veritex Community Bank and FHLB Dallas to Announce $10K Grant for Texas Nonprofit


10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 29 at 7500 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite BB20, Houston

Veritex Community Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $10,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to nonprofit Career Gear Houston, which promotes the economic independence of underserved men and male youth by providing training materials that will assist in entering the workforce, advancing their careers and/or pursuing a career change. The grant will be used to help fund the organization's professional and personal development workshops.

The media is encouraged to join local dignitaries and bank representatives at a check presentation at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Career Gear Houston's offices at 7500 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite BB20 in Houston.

The structure of the PGP enables FHLB Dallas member institutions, like Veritex Community Bank, to contribute $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization (CBO), which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

For more information about the PGP, visit


Check Presentation




10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 29, 2019




Courtney Taylor, Vice President, Community Development, Veritex Community Bank


Jamay Fishback, Executive Director, Career Gear Houston


Eric Haar, Vice President, Director of Government and Industry Relations, FHLB Dallas


Melanie Dill, Community and Economic Development Product Manager, FHLB Dallas




Career Gear Houston


7500 Bellaire Boulevard, Suite BB20


Houston, Texas 77036


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