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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Announces a $2 Million Federal Grant for Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc

Aug 14, 2020
Press Release


     WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $2,698.241 to Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc. for early childhood readiness.  

“This continued grant funding for Head Start projects will allow Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc. to continue providing children with the foundation of skills needed to prepare them for future educational success.”      

Head Start of Greater Dallas is a nonprofit organization serving Dallas for over 30 years. HSGD provides children with the foundation of skills and knowledge they need to be successful in school and life and fosters self-reliant families and communities. The agency currently serves approximately 2,500 low-income preschool age children, infants and toddlers at 44 full-day Head Start and Early Head Start centers located throughout Dallas County. The agency is dependent on community support for approximately $8 million every year. For more information, visit our web site at