St. David’s Foundation To Present $1M In Matching Funds

St. David's Foundation

The St. David’s Foundation will present $1 million in matching funds to 72 St. David’s Foundation nonprofit grant partners that participated in Amplify Austin Day 2019, officials announced.

The annual luncheon takes place on Wednesday, March 27, at noon CT at Austin’s Mercury Hall. Grant partners raised more than $4.5 million during the 24-hour period which took place this year from Feb. 28 to March 1.

Earl Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer of St. David’s Foundation, will present checks to each grantee and share additional grantee Amplify Austin Day results. This year’s funds will be distributed on a prorated basis, officials explained. This donation now brings the total matching contributions by St. David’s Foundation to more than $6.9 million since Amplify Austin’s inception in 2013, officials added.


Among those in attendance will be CEOs, directors, and other representatives of the various grantee organizations who will be in attendance, along with St. David’s Foundation CEO Earl Maxwell and I Live Here I Give Here’s Executive Director Courtney Manuel.

The event kicks off at 11:30 a.m. at Mercury Hall, 615 Cardinal Lane.


The 2019 grantees are:

AGE of Central Texas
AIDS Services of Austin
Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter
Any Baby Can
Austin Child Guidance Center
Austin Clubhouse
Austin Ed Fund
Austin Parks Foundation
Austin Pathways (HACA Scholarship Foundation)
Austin Recovery
Austin Speech Labs
Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry & Support
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area
Camp Fire
Capital IDEA
Center for Child Protection
Central Texas Food Bank
Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Council on At-Risk Youth
Creative Action
Drive a Senior
Drive a Senior – Elgin
Drive a Senior – North Central Austin
Drive a Senior – WEST
Drive a Senior South Austin
Drive a Senior Southwest
Economic Growth Business Incubator
El Buen Samaritano
Ending Community Homelessness Coalition, Inc.
Family Crisis Center
Family Eldercare
Family Independence Initiative
Foundation Communities
Front Steps
Go Austin/Vamos Austin
Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians
Hope Alliance
Hospice Austin
Huston-Tillotson University
Interagency Support Council of Eastern Williamson County
Jeremiah Program
Lone Star Circle of Care
Mama Sana Vibrant Woman
Manos de Cristo
Marathon Kids
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Meals on Wheels Central Texas
Meals on Wheels Central Texas In-Home Care
Meals on Wheels of Williamson Burnet County
Mission Capital
Mobile Loaves & Fishes
People’s Community Clinic
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas
Round Rock Area Serving Center
Saint Louise House
Samaritan Health Ministries
Senior Access
SIMS Foundation
Spirit Reins
Sustainable Food Center
Texans Care for Children
Texas Ramp Project
The Caring Place
United Way for Greater Austin
Volunteer Healthcare Clinic
Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas
YMCA of Austin


I Live Here I Give Here’s mission is to make Central Texas the most generous community in the nation. Programs like Amplify Austin Day, See Jane Give, Give Back Jack, Giving Tuesday, and the Board Internship Program are designed to help locals find the issues they care about and take action to be part of the solution. By inspiring new and young givers, volunteers, and activists to make an impact on the community where they live, I Live Here I Give Here is ensuring that philanthropy in Central Texas grows and lives on for decades to come. For more information, visit


St. David’s Foundation is one of the largest health foundations in the United States, funding more than $70 million annually in a five-county area surrounding Austin, Texas. Through a unique partnership with St. David’s HealthCare, a Malcolm Baldrige award-winning hospital system in Central Texas, the Foundation reinvests proceeds from the hospital system back into the community, with the goal of building the healthiest community in the world. St. David’s Foundation also operates the largest mobile dental program providing charity care in the country and runs the largest healthcare scholarship program in Texas.
The foundation’s strategic priorities include:

  • Providing Central Texans with the healthiest care in the world,
  • Creating the healthiest places for Central Texans to live, and
  • Helping Central Texans become the healthiest people they can be.

Learn more about St. David’s Foundation at

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