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Here is How You Can Amplify Austin:

Amplify Austin Day is our community's annual day of giving. The 24-hours provide an easy and fun way for Austin to give together while helping local causes. Discover how people, businesses and nonprofits can give back local!

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Give. You can find 750 local nonprofits and discover the amazing work they do on this site. Find the organizations which line up with your passions: from food to shelter, to the arts and parks, to education, families, pets, 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 has a passion: 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. 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 your passion. 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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Sponsor. Help 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 operational funds used to make Austin more vibrant for all. I Live Here I Give Here Fund sponsors empower effective nonprofits and helping to make Austin the most generous city 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 Learn more about becoming a sponsor for Amplify Austin Day on our sponsors page.

Employee Giving. We know Austin is full of businesses that give back local. 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 to sign up. Learn more here.

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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 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 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