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Founder, Patsy Woods Martin, named Outstanding Philanthropist of 2017

Congratulations to Patsy Woods Martin and Jack Martin, AFP Austin's Outstanding Philanthropists of 2017! As founder of I Live Here, I Give Here, Patsy articulated the vision, coordinated the development, assembled the team,and solicited the resources to implement programs, like Amplify Austin Day, centered on motivating young professionals to give back. Patsy currently serves as...
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Engaging Millennial Donors

Director of Communications & Programming, Catherine Lucchesi, was a featured panelist at AFP's recent Fundraising Forward Training. She shared some key takeaways about engaging millennials in giving back: 1) There is a lot of noise about the millennial generation – being selfish, not caring about the community, being lazy etc. That cannot be further from the...
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CreatAthon Central Texas Great Success!

On October 20-21 four I Live Here, I Give Here nonprofit members were fortunate enough to participate in Austin's first ever CreateAthon! CreateAthon is a pro bono marketing marathon, a 24-hour straight session of strategic creativity. Created by Alchemy Systems and executed by talented Texas State University students, CreateAthon created high-quality marketing materials in a...
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Nonprofits Keep Austin Creative!

Central Texans are proud of our region’s reputation as a thriving center of creativity and the arts. From music and film festivals to our homegrown arts nonprofits, our lives are enriched by the diversity and quality of local arts offerings. According to the Austin Creative Sector Economic Impact report from 2012, the creative sector is also having a big impact...
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