What’s not to love about a day when people across the country are encouraged to donate to charity? For nonprofit organizations, there’s plenty not to love. Here’s why. Giving days are created by outside organizations, Read More
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Photo Laura Skelding of Austin American-Statesman The last thing our veterans should have to face is homelessness. And yet in Austin at any point in time there are hundreds of homeless veterans and their families Read More
In the beginning, it sounded like yet another technology “solution” to an age-old nonprofit problem: Recruiting and matching volunteers. But then GivePulse did something different: It stopped focusing on nonprofits and started focusing on volunteers. Read More
To commemorate its 35th anniversary, one of Austin’s iconic local restaurant chains, Kerbey Lane Cafe, donated $33,255 to United Way for Greater Austin benefiting early childhood education programs. A supporter of UWATX’s annual employee giving Read More
First, give money. When you donate to the organizations that know exactly how to make the most of your disaster-relief donations, you really get the most bang for your buck. But if you’re looking for Read More
The difference between reactive philanthropy and thoughtful philanthropy is a plan. But to create a giving plan, you first need to identify what’s most important to you. Ask yourself these seven questions to identify the Read More
On March 12, South by Southwest (SXSW) announced the SXSW Community Grant Fund, which will award five deserving U.S.-based charities with a $10,000 project or program grant, beginning in 2016. This grant, funded by the Read More