Compassionate Austin Fund

Compassionate Austin Fund

The Compassionate Austin Fund awards grants for organized activities that promote, strengthen, and honor compassionate action* in Austin, Texas and surrounding communities.

*Compassionate action can be focused in one or more of the 3 key dimensions of compassion: caring for others, self, and the Earth.

We are excited about this opportunity to support compassionate action in Austin!  We welcome your donations to grow the fund!

Donate HERE!  Donations are tax-deductible!  The larger the fund, the more grants can be awarded to organizations to address our community’s needs.

If you are interested in applying for a grant award, email  The Fund awards grants to non-profit/501(c)(3) organizations. 

The Compassionate Austin Fund is a “Field of Interest” Fund established within the Austin Community Foundation (ACF). The field of interest is COMPASSIONATE ACTION. Donations to the Fund are used to the maximum extent possible to award grants to applicants in accordance with the Fund Description. The only part of the Fund not used for grants are the fees assessed against the Fund by ACF for administrative and investment services it provides to the Fund in accordance with ACF’s published fee schedule.