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

Gala unlocks $300K for Women's Fund at Austin Community Foundation
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

According to the Austin Community Foundation, the grant "will be awarded in 2019 to a nonprofit organization that is taking a creative and...more

Midterms Matter Wants to Get Young People Voting
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

... as seen through the fiscal support given to the organization by other groups such as Downtown for Democracy and Austin Community...more

Austin couple shares the secrets of civic leadership
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

These are some of the lessons — applicable to philanthropy, as well as ... the Junior League played a part in preparing Lynn for philanthropic...more

Viewpoint: Donor-advised funds don't deserve the derision
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Since 1977, Austin Community Foundation has partnered with individuals, families and corporations to make a positive impact in Central Texas,...more

Community news: YWCA gets mental health funding
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

YWCA Greater Austin received additional resources from the Austin Community Foundation to expand its mental health services to outlying areas...more

Bastrop County recovery team awarded $76000 for Harvey projects
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Homeowners still recovering from Hurricane Harvey in Bastrop County could get a boost in support after Austin Community Foundation awarded...more

The comprehensive guide to Austin children's charities and kid-centric nonprofits
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Mission: Beautifully Loved is an Austin Community Foundation Fund with the mission to love and care for families dealing with pediatric cancer...more

Journal Profile: Mike Nellis found his dream job in Austin, and it keeps on giving
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

He led the campaign and building of the Thinkery children's museum during his 11-year tenure and now manages 1,300 funds and endowments through the Austin Community Foundation which develops donation...more

Austin's Armstrong Community Music School founder Margaret Perry dies
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

... Austin Gleeson and other benefactors have established the Margaret Perry Endowment Fund, which has already attracted $200,000 to benefit the school. It is managed by the Austin Community...more

Health care providers seek more funds to transport low-income patients
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation

Twenty-five percent of the grant money has been spent, and is expected to run out in December, officials said. The Transportation Empowerment Fund is supported by the Capital Metro Transportation...more

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Travis County, TX

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Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy

Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy

There is a new, seven-foundation partnership established that support nonprofits to become more effective and engaged. The Fund for Shared Insight has announced its first round of grants, which are intended “to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people the social sector seeks to help; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share lessons.”

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