A+ Gives Day $10,000 Donation Determined By Thousands Of Community Votes
Nov 16, 2023
On October 9, A+ Federal Credit Union hosted our second annual employee day of giving: A+ Gives Day. Over 500 A+FCU employees volunteered 1,750+ hours at 66 organizations on this special credit union-wide day of doing charitable activities.
Adopting Community Engagement as a Core Value
Oct 11, 2023
Modern business has seen corporations' roles expand far beyond mere profit-making. Today's businesses must also act responsibly toward the communities they serve and show social commitment through engagement. This change marks an evolution in corporate social impact from an isolated concern to a core component of management.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Sep 13, 2023
Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
Texas Mutual Launches Corporate Citizenship Strategy
Sep 11, 2023
At Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the state’s leading provider of workers’ compensation insurance, we believe that our strong position in the market gives us the force to do good. That’s why we’ve launched our first-ever corporate citizenship strategy outlining the focus areas and commitments that will guide how we will drive toward creating a stronger, safer, more resilient Texas.
Bobby Jenkins, A Texas Titan with a Heart of Gold- Inspiring Business Owners to Give Back
Sep 6, 2023
On this special episode hosted by BoomATX's Glenn Hart, we explore Bobby Jenkins - owner of ABC Home & Commercial Services. Bobby's life story serves as a testament to philanthropy's power. Bobby shares stories from his incredible journey and makes an emotional appeal to business owners in Austin region.
Volunteerism Develops Future Company Leaders
Aug 21, 2023
Are you considering incorporating a volunteer program into your company culture? Giving away your employee time can be daunting, but corporate volunteerism can be a valuable tool for leadership development in several ways.
Designing a Legacy of Impact Workshop
Aug 7, 2023
We had a full house with over fifty Austin Gives members and prospective members at the July 26th networking lunch and mini workshop featuring Hannah Nokes, best-selling author of Magnify Your Impact. Hannah provided practical tips for keeping employees invested, fulfilled, and productive and reminded us that no matter the company’s size, or stage of growth, the most successful and resilient companies are leading with purpose, partnering with their people to positively impact the world together.
Sara Rodell, CEO of Loop & Tie, and US Senator John Cornyn to Keynote 2023 Austin Gives Awards
Jul 27, 2023
We are thrilled to announce featured speakers for the highly anticipated 2023 Austin Gives Awards.
Members-Only Mixer at Alicia Keys Concert Was On Fire!
Jul 25, 2023
Austin Gives members enjoyed an evening of building connections and fun in a beautiful suite at the new Moody Center for the Alicia Keys concert on July 24th. Many thanks to the Moody Center, who provided the suite for the Austin Gives members-only mixer, and Accelerist, who provided refreshments.
Taking Corporate Philanthropy to the Next Level
Jul 12, 2023
In an ever-fluctuating job market, employers and employees often struggle to meet in the middle. Employers want to provide well paying, fulfilling jobs that give their employees a sense of pride in working there, while employees want to know they are doing something impactful. For many employers, this feels nearly impossible when their primary focus is oftentimes on growing their business and maximizing profits.
Austin Gives Awards Blog
Jul 5, 2023
In case you’re not aware, Austin Gives is a community program to honor and recognize business philanthropy. Organizations sign a pledge that they will donate 1% or more of pre-tax earnings to philanthropy (including monetary gifts, volunteering and donated products or services) and, throughout the year, they will be recognized in the Austin Gives e-newsletter, at networking mixers, on social media, on the Austin Gives website and at the annual awards luncheon
2023 Austin Gives Finalists Announced
Jun 22, 2023
On Tuesday, August 29th, we will recognize businesses that have pledged one percent of pre-tax earnings—such as volunteer time, products, services, and financial support—toward community impact efforts. We encouraged businesses to self-nominate or nominate a company that goes above and beyond to give back to our community. We are pleased to announce this year's award finalists!