Austin Gives opens nominations for Generous Business Awards


Austin Gives, a program of the Austin Chamber that encourages business philanthropy, is now accepting nominations for the Generous Business Awards, through February 8. Businesses that have pledged 1% of pre-tax earnings toward their community impact efforts are invited to apply. Awards will be announced at the Austin Gives luncheon on February 8, 2019. Last year’s honorees were Moonshine Sweet Tea, JE Dunn Construction, WP Engine, and Wells Fargo.

Learn more and submit nominations here.

Austin Gives has a mission is to support and recognize businesses that have pledged 1% of pre-tax earnings toward their community impact efforts. This includes financial contributions as well as donations of in-kind donations and volunteer hours.

Award categories include categories for businesses with fewer than 26 employees, 27-100 employees, 101-400 employees, and 401 employees and more.

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