The Golden SEEDS Foundation

A nonprofit organization

8% complete

$15,000 Goal

The Golden SEEDS program impacts include the following:
- Summer Leadership Academy - 6 week summer academy for children/youth that includes exposure to the arts, community service, career exploration, and civic engagement with local political leaders (The COVID 19 pandemic resulted in the 2020 Academy cancellation).
- New Construction Home Ownership program - Helping existing and future residents access affordable housing options.
-Neighborhood Beautification and safety program - Enhancing existing assets to ensure community safety and pride, while embracing the existing history and culture.
- Financial Education workshops and Training - Providing opportunities for current and future residents to access long-term financial wealth.
- A Community Garden - Provide fresh vegetables and fruit for a neighborhood located in a Food Dessert. The nearest grocery store is five (5) miles away.

Our Needs and Partnership Opportunities

1. Historical Markers naming opportunities

2.Financial Education workshop and training

2. Beautification Project costs associated with a green infrastructure initiative - to include the planting of native trees and ground cover for Neighborhood enhancement

3. Landscape and hardscape, Pocket Park furniture.

4. Sponsorship of Summer Leadership Academy students

5. Community Garden volunteers

Mission

The Golden S.E.E.D.S Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 community development corporation was organized from a desire to become a conduit of resources into the neighborhood referred to as the Bottom.

Sowing Empowerment, Encouragement, and Development for the Spirit of our community is the SEEDS acronym defined.

The Mission of The Golden S.E.E.D.S. Foundation, Inc. is to transform the Bottom neighborhood into a vibrant community through acts of justice and mercy. We seek to accomplish this through the promotion of social justice action and economic empowerment creating hope for the most vulnerable in our community.

The neighborhood community is bounded by the Trinity River Levee on the North, I-35 on the West, Eighth Street on the South and Corinth on the East.

Needs

1. Historical Markers naming opportunities

2.Financial Education workshop and training

2. Beautification Project costs associated with a green infrastructure initiative - to include the planting of native trees and ground cover for Neighborhood enhancement

3. Landscape and hardscape, Pocket Park furniture.

4. Sponsorship of Summer Leadership Academy students

5. Community Garden volunteers

Equity Statement

The Golden SEEDS Foundation (TGSF) believes that all people — regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, zip code, health and ability status, or any other consideration are entitled to and have equal opportunity to participate justly, fairly, and fully in all dimensions of civic and economic life; to prosper; and to reach their full potential.

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

The Golden SEEDS Foundation

Tax id (EIN)

32-0216688

Guidestar

Causes

Community Improvement, Housing, Shelter & Homelessness, Hunger, Food Access & Nutrition

Operating Budget

$100,000 - $249,999

Counties Served

Dallas

BIPOC Serving

Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx

BIPOC Leadership

Both the Executive Director/CEO and Board Chair

Equity Statement

Equity Statement

Address

1128 Reverend CBT Smith St
Dallas, TX 75203

Phone

214-505-9211

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