We aspire to offer local expertise on our community's issues. We invite you to read and share the following reports, brochures and fact sheets.
Whether it’s commissioning research on our community’s transfer of wealth or compiling and analyzing existing data on how women and children are faring in Austin, we seek to identify threats and opportunities in our community. You may download the documents below, or if you prefer a paper copy please contact us at 512-472-4483.
2016 Report to the Community
Thanks to our generous community of givers, 2016 was a record year. By inviting our fundholders to co-invest with us, the Foundation granted $2.3 million in community grants. In total, $23.5 million was infused into nonprofit solutions, mostly by our fundholders, across Central Texas and beyond. Learn about the impact we made together.
2016 Keyholder Outcomes - Keyholder is the Women’s Fund’s special evening to convene as a community and take part in an important conversation on the proven efficiency of supporting women to impact entire communities. Find out what we accomplished and where the Women's Fund is headed.
2015 Report to the Community (April 2016) - Austin is changing and growing and so is Austin Community Foundation. Learn how we connect people with opportunities to learn and give. Discover how we help individuals, families and companies make a positive impact across Central Texas. See the difference we made together.
Stronger Women, Better Austin: A Status Report on Women & Children in Central Texas (February 2015) – The Women’s Fund of Central Texas issued this report on what life is really like for Austin women and children. Developed by a committee of Women's Fund members and community leaders, the report looks at demographics, basic needs, economic sustainability, education, health, safety and leadership for Travis County women and children. Report endnotes
Economic Issues for Women in Texas (November 2014) – Using local data and community best practices, this report helps define what women and their families need to thrive in the areas of jobs, education, housing, childcare and health care, so that areas of innovation and investment can be identified. produced by the Texas Women’s Foundation, the research and advocacy arm of Dallas Women’s Foundation, and conducted by the Center for Public Policy Procedures.
Transfer of Wealth in the IH-35 Corridor (November 2012) – Analyzing historical trends and current data, this report projects that in the next 50 years nearly $700 billion will be passed from one generation to another in Austin. The study projects that if just 5% of those assets were placed in an endowment to benefit local charity, that would result in $1.7 billion in new grants every year. Forever. The study includes the 19-county region extending from Waco south through San Antonio and including Austin and was prepared by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship.