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Forty years ago, visionary Austinites had the idea to connect donors to local needs and invest for the future. Since then, we've been part of nearly every major civic improvement, from People's Community Clinic to the Butler Hike & Bike Trail. Rooted in this rich past, we continue to evolve in a city that's changing right before our eyes.


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Foundation Announces $2.2 Million in Community Grants

By leveraging the interests and resources of our community of givers, we are making a bigger impact than ever before on the most pressing needs of our community...

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How does the quintessential hi-tech power couple do philanthropy? With vision, commitment, information, focus . . . and a little healthy competition.


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    Recently I invited Suzi Sosa, co-founder and CEO of Verb, to lead a conversation about social innovation and entrepreneurship with representatives from local charitable foundations. Suzi is a firm believer that by 2050, most nonprofits will not look anything like they do now.
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