“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” - Pericles
MISSIONThe Austin Area Foundation seeks to enhance the community through charitable giving. The Austin Area Foundation is a community foundation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors whose members live in Austin and greater Mower County. The board is committed to ensuring that the spirit and intent of each gift is honored.
- Builds endowment funds
- Helps donors establish a legacy
- Meets a wide range of needs
- Fulfills multiple charitable needs
- Provides personalized service
- Offers maximum tax advantage
- Preserves donor intent
- Manages funds
The Austin Area Foundation annually awards grants to local non-profit organizations. A list of grant recipients can be found at the Austin Area Foundation’s site, www.austinareafoundation.org.
The annual grant application deadline is September 1st. Find your grant application at:
- Austin Public Library
- Austin Area Chamber of Commerce
- Austin Area Foundation Web site www.austinareafoundation.org