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December 06, 2018 – Women’s Fund Breaks Fundraising Record, Announces New Grant at Keyholder’18
Keyholder’18 was a phenomenal success—the event raised nearly $300,000, a record-breaking amount for the Women’s Fund, which supports the economic stability of women and children in Central Texas.

October 23, 2018 – New Report: Lack of Quality Child Care Options in Central Texas Hinders Economic Security of Women
A new report issued by the Women’s Fund at Austin Community Foundation   reveals a lack of quality child care options in Central Texas negatively impacts the economic security of local women and children.  

July 02, 2018 – Austin Community Foundation Awards $781,000 in Grants for Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts
Austin Community Foundation has awarded $781,000 in grants to six nonprofits for projects addressing the long-term recovery efforts of communities affected by Hurricane Harvey, which devastated the Texas Gulf Coast and surrounding areas in August 2017.  

May 14, 2018 – Austin Community Foundation Awards Nearly $400,000 to Close the Opportunity Gap
The Women’s Fund and the Hispanic Impact Fund, the Foundation’s two signature programs focused on closing the opportunity gap granted nearly $400,000 to local organizations. 

May 02, 2018 – Philanthropy’s Role in Austin’s Affordable Housing Crisis
Affordable housing is a complicated and controversial issue in our community. On average about 150 people move to Austin each day while many current families are being pushed out to surrounding cities where housing is more affordable. Does Austin have the infrastructure, planning and will to keep up with the growth?

April 06, 2018 – Austin Community Foundation Grants $180,000 to Six Nonprofits
Austin Community Foundation announced six local nonprofits were chosen to receive a combined total of $180,000 for their work in improving the lives of Hispanic families in Central Texas.

March 12, 2018 – A Texas-Sized Response to Hurricane Harvey: Update on the Rebuild Texas Fund
Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast as a Category 4 on August 25, 2017. Eight million residents along 300 miles of coastline were affected. More than 230,000 homes were damaged, 4,000 small businesses disrupted and 1,000 school campuses affected.

February 13, 2018 – Report Highlights Economic Disadvantages of Region’s Hispanic Families
A new report released by the Hispanic Impact Fund at Austin Community Foundation reveals major disparities in access to economic mobility for Hispanics in Central Texans.

February 09, 2018 – Discussing Systemic and Institutional Racial Inequities in Austin
Austin Area Funders met on February 6, 2018 to discuss systemic and institutional racial inequities in Austin. The discussion was led by Kazique Prince, senior policy advisor & education coordinator, City of Austin and Ashton Cumberbatch, Mayor Adler’s Community Cabinet.

February 02, 2018 – When Hispanics Rise, Austin Rises
Join us on Feb. 13 at 7:45 a.m. for a conversation about a new report examining the realities of Central Texas Hispanics.