October 02, 2019 – Women's Fund Announces Keyholder'20 Speaker
Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala Yousafzai, to speak at Keyholder'20 on January 30, 2020. 

May 14, 2019 – Women's Fund Awards $250,000 to Five Nonprofits in 15th Year
The Women’s Fund at Austin Community Foundation announced today five local nonprofits were chosen to receive a combined total of $250,000 — the largest annual amount in the 15 year history of the Women’s Fund.

March 26, 2019 – Austin Community Foundation Invests $250,000 in Affordable Housing for Austin’s Workforce
The $250,000 investment in the Austin Housing Conservancy Fund will help preserve affordable multifamily rental housing for moderate- and middle-income Austinites.

December 21, 2018 – Urban Roots Recognized for Innovative Volunteer Engagement
The Foundation recently announced Urban Roots as the 2018 recipient of the Jordan Award, which recognizes a Central Texas nonprofit that effectively leverages the time and talents of volunteers to create positive change in our community.

December 17, 2018 – $250K Impact Investment in Affordable, Accessible Housing
An investment in the Texas Housing Impact Fund will help close a funding gap for the construction of an affordable, accessible apartment complex known as Accessible Housing Austin! at Briarcliff.

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?