Over the past few years, police departments across the country have developed a common problem that is becoming increasingly visible: A backlog of DNA evidence—and specifically sexual assault forensic evidence aka “rape kits”—that has yet Read More
A look at where Austin stands in philanthropy, volunteering and social enterprise, but also where we stand on our most pressing social needs.
We already know that Austin Blacks and Hispanics are disproportionally represented in the counts of people in jail, people who don’t finish high school and people who are unemployed. And we already know that our Read More
Right now, according to the City, the population of Austin is less than 50% Anglo or white, non-Hispanic. And yet, according to a Greenlights Central Texas Board Report from 2011, about 90% of nonprofit board Read More
At The New Philanthropists inaugural event, a panel discussion presented by GivingCity Austin and Mando Rayo + Collective and hosted by RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, on July 28, 2015, panelists offered several Read More
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 24 Part quiz, part survey, this 10-question Austin philanthropy survey will help us gauge your awareness and knowledge about philanthropy in Austin today. PLUS, complete the contact and demographic section and be Read More
In Austin, the nonprofits that have adapted technology to fit their missions tend to have a staff large enough and savvy enough to jump in (Capital Area Food Bank with its maps of food pantries Read More