The Artist Outreach was Selected to Join STAND TOGETHER FOUNDATION’S Growing Anti-Poverty Network!

 The Artist Outreach (TAO) joins national community of more than 150 social entrepreneur-led organizations in launch of ninth Catalyst Program cohort! 


DALLAS, TX ,  July 10, 2019  –  The Artist Outreach is proud to announce it has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s highly selective Catalyst Program, joining a growing national network of more than 150 nonprofit organizations working to break the cycle of poverty across America. With the addition of The Artist Outreach and 14 other social entrepreneur-led nonprofits in its ninth program cohort, Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Network now tops more than 150 top-performing organizations across 46 states.

The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program offers organizational and leadership development along with peer networking, with the goal of helping transformative organizations grow and scale. The Artist Outreach will have the opportunity to grow its impact through this highly selective six-month training and mentorship program.

“We are so excited to join the elite group of extremely important service agencies, helping to break the cycle of poverty through The Stand Together Foundation Education Cohorts!  Our supplemental education programs, that ties arts-integration with academic subjects (such as science, math, and reading) is such a necessary platform where children can learn.  We look forward to growing our non-profit agency, serving more individuals, and partnering with Stand Together Foundation!!”

~ Joseph Vincelli, Executive Director, The Artist Outreach

The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program brings together nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated success breaking barriers to help all people realize their potential. Through its training and mentorship program, Stand Together Foundation works with Catalyst partners to support, strengthen, and scale their work across six issue areas: Addiction and Mental Health; Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship; Housing and Homelessness; In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances; Workforce Development; and Youth and Education.

“This group of catalysts is creating and implementing innovative solutions that are transforming individuals, families and communities across the country. We are excited to see how they can greater their good in the fight against poverty,” said Evan Feinberg, executive director of Stand Together Foundation.


Stand Together Foundation’s newest cohort will join 141 existing Catalysts and will kick off on September 16.  The Artist Outreach (TAO) joins 14 other high-performing nonprofits across the country:

Addiction Recovery, Mental Health & Trauma

Youth and Education

Workforce Development

In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances

 Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

About The Artist Outreach
The Artist Outreach (TAO) is a Dallas-based regional nonprofit organization that works to change the educational, emotional and financial futures of those we serve through creative arts with the programs we provide to schools and advocacy centers.  Our vision is to encourage self-expression which leads to self-discovery.  Self-discovery then leads to new approaches and opportunity for innovation.  TAO serves over 25,000 students annually.  Learn more at

About Stand Together Foundation
Stand Together Foundation is breaking the cycle of poverty by supporting the creative solutions of individuals and communities around the country. Our goal is to help effective, high-performing social entrepreneurs maximize impact—to help them help more—by bringing a business-like approach to the social sector. The result is a vetted Catalyst Network of some of the most highly effective and top-performing non-profits in the U.S. that are helping people in poverty transform their lives. Learn more at


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