Vote now for CultureMap's 2016 charity partner

One thing that makes Fort Worth so special is its philanthropic spirit. Part of our mission at CultureMap is to shine a light on the organizations that help to make our city a better place to live. That's why we're excited to introduce the CultureMap Charity Challenge, along with our partner, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty.

In this challenge, you get to help us select a charity partner for 2016. Here's how it works:

  • Together with Briggs Freeman, we selected eight deserving nonprofits.
  • You vote for your favorite once a day, every day, until December 31 at 11:59 pm.
  • The winner will be announced on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
  • The winning organization will receive an exclusive advertising package from CultureMap valued at $10,000.

Now it's up to you. Ready, set, vote!

The votes are in. See who won!
The Art Station

The Art Station is a one-of-a-kind nonprofit in North Texas which provides art therapy to individuals facing many different life challenges from depression and other mental health issues, to trauma, grief and loss. Others have benefited from art therapy to increase self-awareness and explore growth potential.

Gill Children's Services

Gill Children’s Services is a funding source of last resort that provides a safety net for Tarrant County children whose medical, dental, physical, social, psychological, and educational needs have not been met by other community resources.

Humane Society of North Texas

Humane Society of North Texas serves more than 25,000 animals annually through its crucial programs, including emergency animal rescue, humane investigations, low-cost spay and neuter services, a feral cat TNR program, owner surrenders, lost and found services, and animal adoptions.

James L. West

James L. West is a not-for-profit organization that serves people with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders and their families. The center is dedicated to providing individualized care and support to enhance the quality and dignity of each person’s life throughout the course of the disease.

Manna Worldwide

MANNA Worldwide is changing the lives of orphans and impoverished children across the globe by meeting their critical needs of shelter, clean water, nutrition and education. In 2015 they operated 147 projects in 39 countries globally, including right here in the United States.

Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County

The mission of Meals on Wheels is to promote the dignity and independence of older adults, persons with disabilities, and other homebound persons by delivering nutritious meals and providing or coordinating needed services.

Samaritan House

The mission of Samaritan House is to create a supportive community providing housing and resources for positive change in the lives of persons living with HIV/AIDS and other special needs.

The Women's Center

The Women's Center of Tarrant County is a nonprofit organization that helps women and families overcome violence, crisis, and poverty. Founded in 1979, the Women's Center currently serves more than 95,000 women, men, and children annually through four major programs.