Austin Community Foundation

The Austin Community Foundation is a unique, not-for-profit connection between donors from all walks of life and the broad spectrum of efforts that improve our evolving community. The Foundation brings an efficiency of scale to these donors, allowing their charitable dollars to go as far as possible toward improving life for all Central Texans.

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Recent News from Austin Community Foundation

Giving City: How to help local victims of COVID-19 pandemic, shutdown
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

All Together ATX (United Way for Greater Austin, Austin Community Foundation). This fund addresses needs in communities...more

How Austin Community Foundation is fundraising for those hit hardest by COVID-19
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

It awarded $37 million in grants in 2019, along with $556,000 in scholarships, and has awarded a total of $371 million since it was founded in 1977. It...more

Austin media outlets announce joint telethon to raise funds for All Together ATX
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

“For these reasons, Austin Community Foundation and United Way for Greater Austin are working to quickly deploy philanthropic capital to...more

A State-by-State Resource Guide for Music Professionals Who Need Help During Coronavirus ...
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

The coronavirus pandemic has left countless members of the music community facing an ... Facebook Small Business Grants Program* ... United Arts Council and VAE Raleigh to support creative...more

COVID-19 Updates
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

A message from Austin Community Foundation CEO, Mike Nellis. As Central Texas navigates the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19),...more

Giving City: Funds created to help fill SXSW void
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

The Austin Community Foundation is well-versed in creating and administering disaster-recovery funds. In the past, it had created and...more

How Austin Is Supporting the Local Service Industry After SXSW's Cancellation
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Nonprofit organization Austin Community Foundation launched a fund to help support businesses and people affected by SXSW's...more

Bright Leaf Preserve
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Located south of 2222 and Mesa Drive, Bright Leaf Preserve is under the ownership and management of Austin Community...more

Charitable Solutions
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Whether you want to start a donor advised fund or other vehicle for your charitable giving, Austin Community Foundation has a range of funds to...more

SXSW canceled: Here's how to help artists, service industry workers
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

‒ The “Stand With Austin Fund” was created through Austin Community Foundation “to receive charitable donations to assist individuals and...more

Geographic Focus

Travis County, TX

Community Vital Signs for Travis, TX

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Social Entrepreneurship

Oxfordshire Billed As Britain’s First Social Enterprise County

Oxfordshire Billed As Britain’s First Social Enterprise County

Social Enterprise UK  named Oxfordshire  county as Britain’s first-ever 'Social Enterprise Place’. According to Social Enterprise UK, the county was crowned the title because it is “committed to supporting businesses that hold a social or environmental mission and reinvest their profits for good.”

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