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By Austin Community Foundation / November 11, 2019
The giving season is fast approaching. Before you get into the hustle and bustle of the holidays, take a moment to review your charitable giving to ensure you’re on track to meet your goals.
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By Mike Nellis / October 30, 2019
Overcoming the challenges facing the 2020 Census will not be easy. All Texans have a role to play in ensuring an accurate count.
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By Misty Whited / July 16, 2019
Coralie Pledger is recognized for her outstanding financial stewardship and impact in the Central Texas community.
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By Lucy Weberlein / June 18, 2019
Learn the ins and outs of planned giving with Amy Allen.
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By Lucy Weberlein / May 8, 2019
Learn how PeopleFund, an investment partner of FundATX, helps leaders in the Central Texas community achieve their career & business goals.
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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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