I Live Here I Give Here secures essential matching funds to incentivize Amplify Austin Day! We’d like to celebrate our business partners and foundations that make our giving day possible.
The ILHIGH Amplify: Disaster Relief Fund was established in response to the urgent immediate needs and subsequent aftereffects due to the winter storms that wreaked havoc across Central Texas during the week of February 14. This matching gift fund is designated to support organizations whose missions focus on one of the following cause categories: Basic Needs, Disaster Relief & Emergency Response, Human Services, and/or Housing, Shelter & Homelessness. Special thanks to Social Solutions, our first donor to the disaster relief fund, for providing a generous $10,000 contribution to inspire others to give. Zoom Cares Fund (Zoom Video Communications) has contributed $25,000 to this fund, along with Veterans United Foundation $15,000 contribution, Google $10,000 contribution, and Lee & Roger Kintzel $5,000 contribution. UFCU is matching gifts up to $10,000 from employees who support this initiative.
The Reissa Foundation is sponsoring the Reissa Relay Prize to recognize excellence in collaboration among small- and medium-sizes nonprofits in two areas: 1) organizations whose work and missions support at-risk children and vulnerable families and 2) organizations who are BIPOC-led or BIPOC-serving. During the relay, nonprofit organizations will be selected by a peer organization to receive $2,000 toward their fundraising campaigns. A total of 20 prizes will be awarded. Winners will be announced on the prizes page on Amplify Austin Day. The foundation is also giving an additional $10,000 to benefit all nonprofits through the ILHIGH Amplify Fund.
The Hood Endowment Fund of the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation is providing $30,000 in matching gifts to support Williamson County nonprofits whose missions are in service to military veterans and animal welfare.
Tito's Handmade Vodka is celebrating Amplify Austin Day with $27,500 in matching grant funding to raise awareness for targeted community needs. Tito's is generously sponsoring the Arts & Culture cause category, and contributing to The New Philanthropists Challenge.
An anonymous funder has offered a $25,000 matching grant to be distributed among all participating Animal Care & Services organizations. You can check out all participating Animal Care & Services organizations here!
Rowing Dock is celebrating Amplify Austin Day with their Paddle for a Cause promotion to raise funds for the Flatwater Foundation, Trail Foundation, and #bossbabesATX. Purchase a pass through March 5 and one hundred percent of sales proceeds will benefit these organizations. Rowing Dock will match all purchases 1:1, up to $20,000!
Netspend is celebrating Amplify Austin Day by offering matching grants of $20,650 to support their selected nonprofit partners. Through their #NetspendCares initiative, Netspend is proud to support the I Live Here I Give Here Amplify Fund and engage their entire ATX team in giving back locally.
Shield-Ayres Foundation has offered a $10,000 matching grant to be distributed among all participating Basic Needs organizations. You can check out all participating Basic Needs organizations here!
Longtime residents and active community volunteers Lee & Roger Kintzel are sponsoring the Housing, Shelter & Homelessness cause category with a $10,000 in matching grant. You can check out all participating Housing, Shelter & Homelessness organizations here.
I Live Here I Give Here is proud to partner with The New Philanthropists (TNP) to introduce The TNP Challenge. Organizations that participate in both Amplify Austin Day and TNP's Board Matching Program will be eligible to receive an additional $13,000 pro-rata match thanks to H-E-B, Tito's Handmade Vodka, and Woollard Nichols & Associates.
I Live Here I Give Here Fund - In addition to the match opportunities above, the I Live Here I Give Here Amplify Fund fuels Amplify Austin Day by providing matching dollars and incentives to all participating nonprofit organizations. Those making donations on AmplifyATX.org have the opportunity to add to this fund by making a small contribution alongside other Amplify Austin Day gifts here. A gift to this fund is a simple way to support every single worthy local nonprofit you find on AmplifyATX.org and to power this incredible day of local generosity.
Special thanks to our additional sponsors who invest in the I Live Here I Give Here Amplify Fund which supports all 700 participating nonprofits: Austin Community Foundation, Circuit of the Americas, Germania Insurance, Enverus, NXP, and Moreland Properties. You can see the full list of our incredible sponsors who are committed to local generosity here. These critical funds support more than 700 local organizations and motivate locals to get generous!