Our Daily Bread VISTA Creates Volunteer Council

Aleisha Tunstall is the Grant Research and Development VISTA at Our Daily Bread (ODB). ODB  is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit community soup kitchen located in Denton, TX, that provides nutritious meals, special services and referrals for other services to those in need. Currently, Aleisha is working under the direction of the Executive Administrator to create […]

VISTA Casey McCollum Ends Service with a New Vehicle

February was the last month of service for VISTA Casey McCollum, and he focused his efforts on ending one of his larger projects. Through a grant awarded in the previous month, Casey focused on procuring a work van for his agency Denton Affordable Housing (DAH). Through research, he found a great deal on a used […]

Denton Affordable Housing Corporation VISTA Submits Grant for Program Funding

VISTA Casey McCollum with Denton Affordable Housing Corporation (DAHC) has been hard at work to submit another grant for his agency. Casey has submitted the HOME program grant through the city of Denton this past month, asking for $60,000 in funds. DAHC will use this grant money to rehabilitate properties they own for use by […]

VISTA Finds Funding to Purchase Cargo Van for Denton Affordable Housing

Denton Affordable Housing Corporation (DAHC) works to increase the number of affordable housing options for the citizens of Denton County Texas. Grants VISTA, Casey McCollum has worked diligently to find funding to purchase a maintenance vehicle. His work paid off as the CoServ Foundation awarded DAHC with $18,000, enough to purchase a cargo van outright. […]

VISTA Casey McCollum Requests Funding for Maintenance Vehicle

Casey McCollum, a Policy Development and Grant Research VISTA serving at Denton Affordable Housing Corp. (DAHC) has completed the necessary updates on the agency’s Personnel Handbook and is now back to grant writing. He has submitted a grant proposal for $15,000 to the Meadows Foundation. If awarded DAHC will use the funding to purchase a […]

VISTA Member Casey McCollum Updates Agency’s Personnel Policies

Casey McCollum, a VISTA with Denton Affordable Housing Corporation (DAHC), has spent the last few weeks updating the agency’s personnel policies. He has contacted other area non-profit agencies and reviewed their policies, which he found to be particularly helpful. In addition, Casey interviewed the current DAHC staff to gather input on policies; such as vacation […]

Service Opportunity!

Policy Development and Grants Research VISTA  The Policy Development and Grants Research VISTA at DAHC will work with the Executive Director to evaluate, update and enhance the agency’s Rental program, Homeownership program, administration procedures and organizational policies to ensure efficient operation. The VISTA will research grant sources available in the DAHC geographical area and develop […]