Say Thanks, Austin Closing Ceremony

February 16, 2018

Join us at City Hall from 11AM-12PM on February 16th as we say a final THANK YOU to eight amazing Central Texas volunteers and announce the final results of the 2018 Say Thanks Austin campaign. Each recipient of the Read More

Why you should nominate someone for an award

January 29, 2018

First, I’ll acknowledge that award nominations can be arduous. There’s a form to complete, essays to write, supporting documents and links to gather, deadlines to hit. When you think about the amount of work involved, Read More

2018 Austin Philanthropy Day honorees announced

October 11, 2017

On Tuesday, October 10, eight outstanding philanthropists were announced at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Austin Chapter’s annual Reveal Reception at Hotel Van Zandt. The honorees will be celebrated at AFP’s annual Philanthropy Day Read More

Feb 13: How to host a great fundraising event

January 30, 2017

It’s the event for fundraising-event planners. The Art of the Gala on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Hyatt Regency, offers nonprofit and volunteer event planners the opportunity to learn from the best about what makes Read More

JAN 8: Get inspired by Austin businesses

December 30, 2014

When was the last time you attended a business luncheon with speeches that brought tears to your eyes? Last year’s Austin Gives luncheon honoring local business philanthropists surprised many with its inspiring and emotional stories Read More

Get involved with kids in nature

September 5, 2014

Lower-income children have higher obesity rates and higher high-school drop-out rates. In Central Texas, a mapping project by Children’s Optimal Health showed that obesity rates among kids were higher in neighborhoods east of I-35 and Read More

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