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Shape the future of your community when you give local on is our community's year-round giving resource that provides an easy and fun way for Central Texans to give together. You can be a vital force in our community by supporting the local nonprofits that address our most pressing needs and make Central Texas the place we all love to live, work, and play. Discover how you can join the generosity movement.

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Individuals & Families

Simple, daily acts of generosity add up to collectively manifest transformative change. Together, we can shape a future for Central Texas that is more vibrant, equitable, and prosperous. 

Here are a few meaningful ways you can give back on 

  1. Amplify Austin Day: Mark your calendar for Central Texas' biggest fundraiser of the year! On March 2-3, 2022, we will be raising millions of dollars for hundreds of local nonprofits on Help us spread the word! 
  2. Donate: Search for the causes closest to your heart. Show your support with a monthly donation or a one-time gift. 
  3. Fundraise: Start a fundraising page for a cause you believe in. Invite your friends, family, and professional network to join you in giving back. Tools: Access "How do I become a Fundraising Champion?" and the Fundraiser Guide
  4. Volunteer: Search engagement opportunities through our Advanced Search. Engagement opportunities include information about how you can volunteer or attend events across Central Texas. 
  5. Give a gift that keeps on giving: Purchase a Giving eCard for your friends, family, or colleagues so that they can make a gift to the cause that they are passionate about. 
  6. Share why you give where you live: Spread the word about and inspire your neighbors to give back to the community! Download the #ILiveHereIGiveHere Because sign here, write in your reason for giving, and share it to amplify your cause! Be sure to tag #ILiveHereIGiveHere in your caption. Your post may be chosen to be shared on our accounts. 

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I Live Here I Give Here is a bridge to impact, helping your company make your mark, your way on Central Texas. With deep roots in the region and strong relationships with 675+ local nonprofits making a difference across causes, we're a trusted partner for businesses looking to engage their employees and exercise corporate citizenship. 

Here are a few ways you can invest in the local community:

Support 700+ nonprofits in one day. Amplify Austin Day is our community's annual day of giving and local businesses have the opportunity to be part of Central Texas' most impactful day of generosity by:

  1. Donating to the ILHIGH Amplify Fund. This fund provides matching dollars and prizes shared across 700+ nonprofits. Every dollar given to the fund inspires $6 additional dollars. We'll work with you to explore the ILHIGH Amplify Fund sponsorship that aligns with your company's mission. You'll be in great company.
  2. Hosting an employee giving campaign. Doing good is good for business and workplace culture. Empower your employees to come together and donate to their favorite causes on Amplify Austin Day. Receive custom reports to facilitate matching gifts and uncover the causes that your employees care about most. Learn more here.

What about the other 364 days in a year? I Live Here I Give Here can help grow your CSR strategy through our Annual Business Membership Program. Your employees will gain access to the full slate of our programs for mentorship and community leadership development, including See Us Give and the Austin Involved Board Internship Program. Beyond our signature programs, ILHIGH can customize offerings that align with your company's goals. Annual Business members enjoy brand recognition at year-round programs, events, and in organizational communications. 

Sponsor a program. The generosity movement gains momentum when every Central Texan finds ways to give back local. As a sponsor of one of our mentorship or community leadership development programs, your brand will be recognized as a catalyst for good. 

Ready to get started? Review our business engagement opportunities, then contact to chart your path to giving back locally and elevating your visibility as a great corporate citizen.


I Live Here I Give Here relies on valued media partners to amplify awareness for its 700+ nonprofit members and encourage the community to give back local. We offer media partnership opportunities tailored to your outlet and audience. For more information, contact

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    Nonprofits is Central Texas’ hub for giving, featuring hundreds of nonprofit organizations that serve and/or are located in the 7-county Central Texas region. On, participating organizations receive the opportunity to create a nonprofit profile where they can share their mission, upcoming projects/programs in need of community support, volunteer opportunities, matches, and more. Site users that are motivated to engage with their local community can connect with nonprofits as donors, fundraisers, and volunteers right on the platform. 

    Nonprofit organizations gain access to and I Live Here I Give Here’s collective giving programs like Amplify Austin Day and the Central Texas Community Campaign for GivingTuesday through I Live Here I Give Here’s Nonprofit Membership Program. Through this awareness-generating membership program, members source new opportunities to connect with impactful donors, committed volunteers, trained board members, and a strong network of nonprofit professional peers. Over the past nine years, I Live Here I Give Here has partnered with over 700 local nonprofit organizations to raise more than $81.5 Million to support Central Texas. Learn more here.

    Tools & Resources

    Individual Giving Plan

    How do I become a Fundraising Champion?

    Fundraiser Guide

    Business Fundraiser Toolkit

    Nonprofit Toolkit