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By Lucy Weberlein / April 8, 2019
In honor of Earth Month, we're sharing some of our eco-friendly initiatives, led by Foundation staff.
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By Lucy Weberlein / March 7, 2019
Read about Waller Creek Conservancy's transformative work as they create a continuous park and connective trail through Downtown Austin.
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By Lucy Weberlein / March 5, 2019
Last month the Foundation convened nonprofit, local government and philanthropic leaders for a conversation on the wealth divide in Austin following the release of a new report, in partnership with Prosperity Now and JPMorgan Chase.
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By Lucy Weberlein / February 11, 2019
Local leaders in the food system sector provide insights into Central Texas' efforts to re-design our local food system to benefit our whole community.
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By Lucy Weberlein / February 7, 2019
Hispanic Impact Fund supporters and investors join Evan Smith, CEO of the Texas Tribune, to discuss Texas' changing demographics.
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By Lucy Weberlein / January 15, 2019
The team from Youth Recovery Network recently shared the important work they're doing to transform substance use recovery in Central Texas.
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By Misty Whited / December 3, 2018
This year, Season for Caring begins its 20th campaign. Learn how the unique partnership has made an impact in Central Texans.
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By Guest Blogger / November 7, 2018
How our community of givers helped close the funding gap for Austin ISD mental health centers.
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By Guest Blogger / October 10, 2018
Learn what's new for your year-end giving, including new tax laws and more from CPA, Todd Miller.
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By Guest Blogger / October 1, 2018
Panelists from Dell Medical School at UT Austin address the maternal mortality issue facing Texas.
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