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Extraordinary Is “ROSIE” T-Shirts Available

Extraordinary Is “ROSIE” T-Shirts are now available on our online store. Wear one to show your support for the Extraordinary Is movement every day. All proceeds go to support the foundation's operating costs, scholarships, and grants.

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What does extraordinary mean to you?

The Extraordinary Is movement seeks to improve our community by finding and rewarding ordinary people who have the conviction to achieve extraordinary goals with limited resources. Join us in honoring and celebrating these extraordinary heroes in our community.

The city of Arlington honors the Thasunda Brown-Duckett, Founder and CEO of the Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation

Extraordinary Scholars


Do you know an extraordinary high school senior who gives back to the community? Extraordinary Is provides scholarships to these unsung heroes in our high schools. Nominate a scholar today for the 2019 Extraordinary Is Scholarship Award. 2019 Apllication deadline is April 1, 2019.  Awardees will be announced in May.

We will also be offering a renewal grant for past ExtraordinaryIs Scholars to continue their college education. Returning ExtraordinaryIs Scholars should reapply using the same submission form.

Extraordinary Nonprofits


Do you know of an extraordinary Texas-based tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with an extraordinary story? Extraordinary Is recognizes ordinary people doing extraordinary things with limited resources in our community. Nominate your favorite nonprofit organization for an Extraordinary Is award today.

Extraordinary Impact


The Extraordinary Is Impact Award says thank you to outstanding individuals who impact our community in positive ways. Nominate your favorite community advocate for the Extraordinary Is Impact Award today.

Extraordinary SLAMfest


SLAMfest is an annual basketball tournament and fundraiser benefiting Arlington ISD school basketball programs and providing school supplies to DFW children.

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    scholarships awarded

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    organizations supported

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    people have donated

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    scholarships awarded

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    organizations supported

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Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc.
7220 Fossil Rim Trail
Arlington, TX 76002
800-822-1140

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Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.