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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.

Recent News from Austin Community Foundation


Austin Habitat for Humanity to receive $4 million loan for affordable housing
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

A donor-advised fund is a charitable giving account administered by Austin Community Foundation. DAFs provide donors with the ability to give...more

Austin Habitat for Humanity gets multimillion-dollar loan - KVUE
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

... the Shield-Ayres Foundation and "a charitable giving account administered by Austin Community Foundation" known as a donor-advised...more

Whole Foods Market announces local accelerator program participants | Grocery Dive
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

... complete the program will also be eligible for a $25,000 equity investment managed by the Austin Community Foundation donor-advised...more

Bakery and non-dairy yogurt brands among 10 selected for Whole Foods accelerator program
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

... investment from a donor-advised fund managed by the Austin Community Foundation, with proceeds benefiting Whole Foods Market...more

Sainz helps Leclerc edge Verstappen for French GP pole - KXAN
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Austin Community Foundation awards $200k in scholarships … · Texas school district requiring students to lock … · Funding for pilot program to...more

Report pushes local philanthropies to help solve housing crisis
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Austin Community Foundation is encouraging local philanthropic organizations to get more involved in addressing the housing affordability crisis...more

Could philanthropy be the answer to Central Texas affordability issues?
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Philanthropic funding could also support assistance for renters up against eviction. The Austin Community Foundation said conversations are...more

Local funders collaborate to increase COVID-19 vaccine equity
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

In an effort to address these issues, Austin Community Foundation partnered with St. David's Foundation and United Way for Greater Austin to...more

St. David's Foundation awards $31.6 million in grants, focuses on health equity
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Austin Community Foundation: $50,000. Austin Cops For Charities: $30,000. Austin Palliative Care: $500,000. Austin Public Education...more

St. David's Foundation Awards $550M-Plus To WilCo Nonprofits
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

AUSTIN, TX — St. David's Foundation has awarded more than $550,000 to Williamson County nonprofits as part of its winter grant cycle,...more



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Not your typically standing cafe, the Stables Cafe, which was set up by Glen Duckett from Thwaites pub the Eagle and Child Ramsbottom in Lancashire,  is a place where youths are being given second chances at life. These youths  have been long-term unemployed, homeless or have served juvenile detention.




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