JANUARY 2012
News from the Austin Community Foundation

Austin Community Foundation

ACF 35Happy new year and happy birthday to ACF!

In 1977, Fanny Gray Leo launched the Austin Community Foundation with a $30,000 gift. Thanks to you, our donors, our fund holders and our community, we are now a foundation for Austin that is more than $100 million strong!
 
Join us this year as we celebrate 35 Years of Giving in Central Texas. Take a look back at our past 10 years of annual reports or learn more about the work we do in the community. 
 
Stay tuned for more ways to get involved throughout the year!

GivingCity Magazine Winter 2012GivingCity Austin Issue #10

GivingCity Austin Magazine Winter 2012 is ready. Click here or on the cover to start reading now!

 

Learn more about how the donations for wildfire relief  were spent, how to help soldiers returning from Iraq, how Alamo Drafthouse has elevated its giving, how to navigate Austin pet charities and more.

 

Pick up a print version of GivingCity are at the ACF office. GivingCity is part of our mission to inspire more Central Texans to engage in local philanthropy.

 

Andrea S Kramer
Andreas S. Kramer, this year's speaker, is a leading advocate for women and children.

FEB 8: Women's Fund Power of the Purse Luncheon 

Each year, the Women's Fund of Central Texas announces its grant recipients at the Power of the Purse Luncheon. Hundreds of guests and Women's Fund members gather to celebrate women helping other women and children in our community. In seven years, the Women's Fund has granted more than $680,000!

 

Power of the Purse
Wednesday, Feb. 8
11:30 am
Four Seasons 

 

UPDATE

WILDFIRE FUNDS DISTRIBUTED

 

ACF recently distributed more than $560,000 in grants to 10 nonprofits assisting with wildfire recovery in Bastrop and Spicewood.

 

Learn more about the Central Texas Wildfire Fund. And see recent news coverageabout the distribution of those funds.

 

 

 

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