As Austin grows up, all signs point to a more generous 2015 and beyond. If a city’s maturity can be measured by its philanthropy, Austin is still in its partying phase. Consider the rich philanthropic 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.
Mark 2014 down as a great year for charitable giving, especially in Texas, according to one report. The Atlas of Giving report says that as of November 31, Americans donated about 9 percent more to Read More
Who’s giving to what nonprofit organizations and causes and how much? That’s what the Giving USA Report collects and shares every year, and it’s a valuable tool for crafting a fundraising strategy. Overall, the news Read More
The big news is that the unemployment in the Austin metro area is way down this month to just 3.8 percent, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. That’s great news for some in Central Texas. Read More
For months, the city’s chief service officer, Sly Majid, and his staff have met with almost 50 nonprofits from across Austin in hopes of identifying what his office can do to support and grow Austin Read More
This is not good news. From an email sent by the Community Action Network: Travis County Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs has released its 2009 Community Impact Report on Community Conditions. The report Read More
This article first appeared in GivingCity Austin #3 magazine. To download the entire magazine, click here. The data referred to in this article can be accessed via Greenlights here. The data is in – the Read More