Amplify Austin Day
Business Fundraisers

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I Live Here I Give Here's signature program, Amplify Austin Day, offers every community member the opportunity to make a lasting impact. Since 2013, this annual event has raised over $102.7 million dollars, making it the biggest giving event in Central Texas. During a single 24-hour period, from 6pm on March 6th, to 6pm on March 7th, residents across a seven-county region will come together to support 700+ nonprofits by making a donation through the platform,

As a business fundraiser, you empower your employees to give back to the community where they live, love, work, and play. Your company can also boost employee giving by offering matching dollars during Amplify Austin Day. The platform provides an easy, fun, and efficient way for your entire company to help local nonprofits.

The support of local businesses is integral to Amplify Austin Day's success. In 2023, Business Fundraisers raised $1.35M for local nonprofits!

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I Live Here I Give Here will provide:
  • Metrics report that reveals the causes your employees love and much more
  • Customer support throughout the campaign
  • Toolkit with messaging and graphics for internal communications
  • Virtual presentation with our staff to get your employees excited about Amplify Austin Day (subject to availability)
  • Distribution of matching gifts (service charge applies)

In addition to receiving awards and post-campaign recognition, you may win:

  • First-Time Business Fundraisers: Raffle entry to receive complimentary I Live Here I Give Here Annual Business Membership (Community Builder-level)
  • Most dollars raised (small, medium, large companies): Complimentary tickets to attend See Us Give, I Live Here I Give Here's annual dinner series that encourages local giving
  • Highest participation rate (small, medium, large companies): Complimentary tickets to attend See Us Give

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Corporate Matching Gifts

Matching funds are a great way to show your support for Amplify Austin Day and are especially motivating when your employees see their dollar going further and having greater impact. In order for your matching funds to be displayed on the leaderboard and added to your company's total, you must register by February 24.

You can provide matching funds in two ways:

1. Distribute the Match Yourself: You will have access to a real-time report to distribute your company match. This option is ideal for companies that have existing matching platforms.

2. I Live Here I Give Here Can Distribute the Match: We will distribute your company match according to the charities your employees have designated and any match guidelines determined by your company. If you choose this option, you will be invoiced on March 13 and payment is due on March 21. This distribution service is subject to a service charge. 

 Toolkit of Resources

 Below are resources we provide to help you create an effective employee campaign. We can't wait to see what your team accomplishes when you join together to Amplify Austin!

1. Getting Started

2. Building Your Profile

3. Sample Messaging

4. Graphics and More