2022 Austin Gives Awards Recap

2022 marked the 11th time we have celebrated corporate philanthropy at the Austin Chamber by celebrating at the Austin Gives Awards. While it has been a challenging time for businesses of all shapes and sizes, our business community did not back down. We are proud to celebrate and be inspired by those who generously served the needs of our community.

Award Categories

  • INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

    This award recipient is a stellar employee of a generous company who demonstrates exceptional leadership and dedication to addressing community challenges through dedicated volunteerism while inspiring others to serve.

  • GENEROUS BUSINESS AWARD

    A Generous Business winner is a company that creates a fully developed program of giving back through employee engagement, donations of products, services intellectual capital and dollars in support of a non-profit.

    GENEROUS BUSINESS AWARD CATEGORIES

    1. Charitable Champion (Small)
    2. Big Heart (Medium)
    3. Bold Giver (Large)
    4. Community Leader (X-Large)
  • EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AWARD

    A company that promotes volunteerism and community engagement with non-profits through groups projects or by encouraging skilled volunteer efforts.



Congratulations to the 2022 winners and finalists!

Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Finalists

    Dr. Adriana Mendoza with Firehouse Animal Health Center Leander
    Nico Ramsey with ECPR
    Susan Salch with Cantilo & Bennett
    Jackie Sekiguchi with Texas Mutual Insurance Company

    Winner: Nico Ramsey with ECPR


Employee Engagement Award
  • Finalists

    Foley & Lardner
    NI
    RightWorks
    UFCU

    Winner: NI

Generous Business Awards
  • Charitable Champion & Big Heart

    Charitable Champion Finalists
    Give Realty
    Growth Acceleration Partners
    LiveOak Venture Partners
    Shipshape

    Winner: LiveOak Venture Partners

    Big Heart Finalists
    CLEAN Cause
    L'Oca d'Oro
    Swinerton
    Zello

    Winners: CLEAN Cause & L'Oca d'Oro

  • Bold Giver & Community Leader

    Blod Giver Finalists
    Amplify Credit Union
    SciPlay
    STG Design
    TyRex Group

    Winner: TyRex Group

    Community Leader
    NI
    Netspend
    PIMCO
    Wells Fargo

    Winner: Netspend



2022 Austin Gives Awards Program