Alliance for African American Health
Mission: "To empower African Americans living in the Central Texas counties of Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson to improve their health status through outreach, advocacy and education."
Mission: "The Amala Foundation unites people from all walks of life and inspires them to grow as individuals and as leaders in service to humanity."
American Heart Association
Mission: "To build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. That single purpose drives all we do. The need for our work is beyond question."
American Red Cross
Mission: "The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors."
Arc of Texas
Mission: "The Arc of Texas promotes, protects, and advocates for the human rights and self-determination of Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities"
Mission: "To walk alongside foster children and their caretakers by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building and mentorship."
Mission: "We exist to provide technology training and access to the community, fostering skills that enable people to succeed in a digital age."
Austin Parks Foundation
Mission: "Austin Parks Foundation partners with our community to enhance people’s lives by making our public parks, trails and green spaces better through volunteerism, innovative programming, advocacy and financial support."
Austin Youth River Watch
Mission: "Austin Youth River Watch is a multi-year, after-school and summer program for high school students, combining peer mentoring with intensive environmental education.
Mission: "Unlocking America’s potential by strengthening families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and support programs."
Bastrop Economic Development Corporation
Mission: "To enhance the quality of life in Bastrop, by providing appropriate infrastructure and by promoting and assisting the kind of economic development in our community which will provide the people of Bastrop meaningful and rewarding employment opportunities and greater access to desirable goods and services."
Beyond The Grade
Mission: "Beyond the Grade’s mission is to provide music education and life skills to at risk students in Austin area schools."
Mission: "To inspire kids to lead healthy and active lifestyles!"
Central Texas Table of Grace
Mission: "Central Texas Table of Grace is a non-profit organization that provides shelter, healthy food, healthy habits and life skills training in a loving, nurturing, home-like environment for displaced children in our community."
Mission: "Casey’s Circle is a nonprofit dedicated to helping families of children with special needs find ways for their kids to be kids first – patients later."
City of Rockdale
Council on At-Risk Youth (CARY)
Mission: "To call public attention to the problems, needs and potential successes of at-risk youth; to move prevention and intervention programs into the public school system; and to shift public policies away from prison and jail construction toward prevention and early intervention for at-risk youth."
Mission: "To build a more vibrant Austin community by reducing waste, strengthening our local food system, and re-connecting neighbors to each other and the places that they live through more sustainable practices. All without burning a single drop of fossil fuel!"
Dance Another World
Mission: "In Dance Another World, we know that a dance is a story. We read and write our own stories and portray them through creative movement while learning English. Dance Another World uses content-based instruction and total-physical response (TPR) to teach English through the medium of dance."
Mission: "We change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people's lives every day, helping our clients build the skills and access the resources they need to live, learn, work and play."
Excellence & Advancement Foundation
Mission: "Provide services to break the school to prison pipeline by coordinating prevention and intervention programs to support children that may be at risk of becoming involved in the criminal justice system"
Mission: "Through partnerships with Austin area schools and educators, E4 Youth helps bridge the gap between underserved youth and creative commercial arts careers. We identify, nurture, and promote talent through training, mentoring and internships."
Mission: "Guided by the vision that seniors and adults with disabilities should live in a supportive community with dignity and as much independence as possible, Family Eldercare provides essential services to seniors, adults with disabilities and caregivers."
Festival Beach Food Forest
Mission: "Growing edible forest gardens on public lands to nourish, educate, and inspire."
Flower Hill Foundation
Mission: "The Flower Hill Foundation exists to honor the late Jane Smoot’s vision to celebrate an Austin founding family of civil servants; preserve one of the city’s last historic homesteads; and empower, inspire, and engage the diverse Austin community of today and tomorrow."
Mission: "The G.E.M.S are founded on six core values designed to bring out the best in every girl. It is a safe place for junior high and high school girls to dream and grow into all they are created to be. The curriculum each month has a theme based on one of our core values, to enrich the individual and influence the world around them."