Texas Instruments Awards $1 Million to Support Arts in North Texas

The Dallas-based has announced general operating grants totaling more than $1 million to thirteen North Texas arts and cultural groups.

The foundation has long supported cultural organizations in areas where TI has a corporate presence. This year's grantees include the , which was awarded $300,000 in general operating support — the foundation's largest-ever grant to the orchestra.

"With the expansion of area arts organizations over the past decade, the Dallas area has grown to be a vibrant center for arts and culture. The needs of these organizations for general operating financial support has also grown, particularly in this economy," said Texas Instruments Foundation executive director Ann Pomykal. "This is where local foundations and corporations can step up and ensure that our community's arts and culture continue to thrive."

For a complete list of , visit the Texas Instruments Web site.

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