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Café Momentum first FWD NonProfit to receive Lyft community grant

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This story originally appeared on Dallas Innovates.

Café Momentum announced it is the first FWD NonProfit to receive a Lyft Community Grant.

The Lyft Community Grants are given to one organization per month in each of 20 participating regions and consist of $1,000 in Lyft ride credits to enhance regular or one-off programs.

On its blog, Lyft says it is “committed to empowering non-profit organizations doing incredible work around the nation to make our communities stronger, healthier, and more equitable”.

“The Lyft Community Grant will help ease transportation issues for many of our program participants, and we are grateful to Lyft for their recognition and support,” Café Momentum Chief Development Officer Margaret Windham said in a press release.

Organizations wishing to apply for a Lyft Community Grant must complete an application here.

ABOUT CAFÉ MOMENTUM

We provide a transformative experience through a 12-month paid post-release internship program for young men and women coming out of juvenile facilities.  They rotate through all aspects of the restaurant, focusing on life and social skills, coaching and development. We employ a case management staff, providing an ecosystem of support around our interns to help them achieve their greatest potential. Find out more on the organization’s website.

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