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Shape the future of your community when you give local on AmplifyATX.org.

AmplifyATX.org 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 AmplifyATX.org: 

  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 AmplifyATX.org. 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 AmplifyATX.org 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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Businesses

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 over 700 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. Donate 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. Learn more here
  2. Sign up as a Business Fundraiser. Empower your employees to come together and donate to their favorite causes on Amplify Austin Day. Receive custom reports to uncover the causes that your employees care about most. Learn more here.
  3. Host a cause marketing fundraising campaign. Ideal for restaurants, retailers, and service businesses, cause marketing campaigns allow you to raise awareness about the issues that your business cares about in our community. Your team members get inspired about working for a company who gives back, and your customers feel great knowing that their purchase supports a cause beyond themselves. Cause Marketing Fundraisers for Amplify Austin Day can support the entire ILHIGH Amplify Fund or one of our 20 cause categories. Learn more here and apply today.

What about the other 364 days in a year? I Live Here I Give Here can help support your community impact goals and employee engagement year-round. Visit ILiveHereIGiveHere.org/businessengagement for more information. 

Ready to get started? Contact Erin@ILiveHereIGiveHere.org to chart your path to giving back locally and elevating your visibility as a great corporate citizen.


Media

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 Robynne@ILiveHereIGiveHere.org.


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    Nonprofits

    AmplifyATX.org 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 AmplifyATX.org, 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 AmplifyATX.org platform. 

    Nonprofit organizations gain access to AmplifyATX.org 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 $100 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