Vote now for CultureMap's 2015 charity partner


Part of our mission at CultureMap is to shine a light on all the good work Dallas nonprofits do to make our city a better place to live. That's why we're bringing back the CultureMap Charity Challenge, along with our partner, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty.

In this challenge, you get to help us select a charity partner for 2015. Here's how it works:

  • Together with Briggs Freeman Sotheby's, we selected 12 deserving nonprofits.
  • You vote for your favorite every day, once a day, until December 25 at midnight.
  • The winner will be announced on January 5.

The winning organization will receive an exclusive advertising package from CultureMap valued at $10,000.

Now it's up to you. Ready, set, vote!

The votes are in. See who won!
Act. Advocates for Community Transformation

Mission: Use the justice system to empower inner city residents to fight crime on their street, while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. Our vision is to see safe neighborhoods, where crime is no longer tolerated and dignity and hope are restored.

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Art Station Fort Worth

Mission: Provide art therapy to individuals facing many different life challenges, such as mental health issues, behavioral problems, trauma and school problems due to low self esteem, anxiety or attention issues. Others have benefited from art therapy to increase self-awareness and explore growth potential.

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Cafe Momentum

Mission: Transform the lives of Dallas' most at-risk youth by equipping them with life skills, education and employment opportunities through a restaurant and culinary training facility.

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Center for BrainHealth

Mission: Understand, protect and heal the brain. Scientific exploration at BrainHealth is leading-edge, innovative and transformative, improving lives today and changing how the public thinks and acts about the brain and its health.

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Dallas CERT

Mission: Promote a partnering effort within Dallas so that emergency personnel can train members of the community to apply all aspects of CERT training if a disastrous event overwhelms or delays Dallas' professional response.

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Dwell With Dignity

Mission: Create soothing, inspiring homes for families struggling with homelessness and poverty by installing home interiors that include furnishings, art, bedding, kitchen supplies and food in the pantry.

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The Men of Nehemiah

Mission: Serve homeless and incarcerated men with addictive disorders by providing residential accommodations, substance abuse treatment, life skills and job placement training, case management, and recovery support services.

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Nexus Recovery Center

Mission: Provide substance abuse programs for adolescent girls and adult women, including those pregnant or accompanied by children.

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Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

Mission: Provide a home away from home for families when serious illness or injury strikes the most cherished part of their lives: their children.

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Snowball Express

Mission: Provide hope and new happy memories to the children of military fallen heroes who have died while on active duty since 9/11.

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SPCA of Texas

Mission: Bring people and animals together by providing every animal exceptional care and a loving home.

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YW Nurse-Family Partnership

Mission: Pair a low income, at risk, first time mother with a registered nurse home visitor for two-and-a-half years, from pregnancy until the child is 2 years old.

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