Get Involved!

Be a changemaker when you give back local on AmplifyATX.org.

Amplify Austin is our community's year-round giving resource and provides an easy and fun way for Central Texans to give together and support the local nonprofits that address our most pressing needs and make our community the place we all love to live, work, and play. Discover how people, businesses and nonprofits can get involved!

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People.

Give. You can find 750 local nonprofits and discover the amazing work they do on this site. Find the organizations that line up with your passions: from food and shelter, to the arts and parks, to education, families, animals, and more, you’ll find hundreds of nonprofits making meaningful impact. Search for a nonprofit to give back to by typing in a specific organization’s name or type (i.e, SPCA or Food Bank) or you can search organizations by category, county, keyword, or by program.

Fundraise. You (or your family) have a cause that is near and dear to you: it could be for animal welfare, fighting poverty, supporting the arts, or raising awareness about mental illness. We bet you have a wonderful network of friends and colleagues in your life. AmplifyATX.org offers you a vehicle to connect your passion(s) and your network by creating your own personal campaign to raise money for local nonprofits supporting the causes that are important to you. As a fundraiser, you set the goal, you get the word out, and you become a champion for your cause. Get set up here. Already a peer to peer fundraiser? Follow these steps to log in!

Volunteer. Are you looking for volunteer opportunities associated with Amplify Austin Day? Not every nonprofit has these opportunities available, but you can find out easily by visiting their profile. Simply search for the organization by typing in their name or cause and check out their profile to see if they’re looking for volunteers.

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Businesses.

Sponsor. Provide matching dollars and prizes for our community’s annual day of giving. These critical funds support 750 local organizations and motivate locals to get generous! Make your mark, your way, on the city you love by providing successful organizations with critical operating funds used to make Austin more equitable and prosperous for all. I Live Here I Give Here Fund sponsors empower effective nonprofits and help advance ILHIGH's mission to make Central Texas the most generous community in the country. We are happy to work with your company or foundation to create a custom I Live Here I Give Here Fund sponsorship to fit your needs. For more information on sponsorships, contact Erin@ILiveHereIGiveHere.org. Learn more about becoming a sponsor for Amplify Austin Day on our sponsors page.

Employee Giving. We know that 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. We think a little competition between departments or with another business is a good idea, too. Email Erin@ILiveHereIGiveHere.org to sign up. Learn more here.

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Nonprofits.

I Live Here I Give Here Nonprofit Membership. Membership with I Live Here I Give Here is a vehicle to expand your reach to new donors. We make it simple for donors to find you and get involved in one click on AmplifyATX.org. When you sign up to be a Nonprofit Member, your membership includes participation in Amplify Austin Day as well as access to an array of year-round trainings and programs that help inform local donors about community needs, recognize excellence in philanthropy and encourage "giving back" as a way of life. Learn more here.

Board Members. Did you know that there’s a positive correlation between having engaged board members and raising more money for Giving Days? Amplify Austin Day makes increased engagement for board members easy by providing a free toolkit of promotional materials, social media graphics, email templates, and more!

Tools & Resources

How do I become a peer-to-peer fundraiser?

Peer to Peer Fundraiser Guide

Finding Your Passion

How Giving Can Change Your Life

How To Give With Meaning

Individual Giving Plan

Leading Your Company To Philanthropy

The Road to Board Service

Social Media Guide