Corporate Giving

Your partnerships with Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace makes all the difference.

Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace will both work with your company to find the right partnership for your philanthropic goals. A majority of both agency’s budgets must be raised through corporate giving, grants, fundraisers and individual giving.

There are several ways to get your company involved:

Corporate Partners

Our corporate partners are dedicated to protecting and healing children, young adults and families in Central Texas by supporting Austin Children’s Shelter through philanthropic gifts. The following companies support Austin Children’s Shelter with annual contributions of $10,000 or more. Thank you!

Community Partners

Our Community Partners are companies, organizations or churches who have adopted Austin Children’s Shelter as their charity of choice and provide substantial support in a variety of ways throughout the year.

Direct Program Support

Your philanthropic gift to Austin Children’s Shelter supports the work we do to help children and youth who have experienced child abuse or neglect and support families who are at risk to prevent abuse.


Combined, Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace have seven major fundraising events during the year. Sponsoring events is a great way for your company to get involved and support the work we do while gaining exposure to our supporters. There are many different options and sponsorship levels to fit your company’s needs.

In addition to events, Austin Children’s Shelter offers other sponsorship opportunities including our direct mail giving campaigns. Companies that sponsor one of our four annual campaigns, help to increase individual giving by matching gifts made through the campaign.

Workplace/Employee Giving

Make philanthropy part of your corporate culture. By giving your employees the opportunity to give to charities through a Workplace Giving Campaign, you build morale, foster team building and give employees an opportunity to feel that they are a part of the community by giving back.

Matching Gifts

By matching your employee’s contributions to Austin Children’s Shelter and/or SafePlace, you are helping to maximize their generosity and demonstrating your company’s commitment to ending child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault.

Pro Bono and In-Kind Partnerships 

Pro bono partnerships provide critically important services and help improve our capacity to provide quality services to those affected by child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Examples of pro bono services include strategic planning and technology, creative services, and legal and accounting services.

Both Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace also rely on in-kind donations of needed items to help off-set operations costs such as computers, furniture, office supplies, pantry items and more. We can also work with teams of employees to organize drives for gift cards for activities, items needed by youth and more. Needs change throughout the year so please contact us.

To learn how to get your company involved with SAFE, Austin Children’s Shelter and/or SafePlace please contact Lauren Zurbrugg at [email protected]

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