Become a Business Partner


UWATX partners make a lasting impact on Greater Austin

United Way for Greater Austin works with more than 400 businesses and their employees to give back to the community and create a lasting impact. In the past year, our dedicated partners have raised more than $16 million for our community and contributed more than 20,000 volunteer hours.

Employee Campaign

Through Employee Campaign, UWATX provides an opportunity for businesses to empower employees to be philanthropists and donate a portion of every paycheck back to the community. Employee campaign includes:

  • An easy way to give from $1 a week to $10K a year
  • The opportunity for anyone to be a philanthropist
  • Community engagement for their employees
  • Campaign support from UWATX, including a Development Officer, campaign toolkit, supplies and training

Volunteering through Hands On Central Texas

Hands On Central Texas, Austin’s largest volunteer network, offers community engagement opportunities for teams and individuals. UWATX also provides leadership training so employees can begin leading their own projects. Through Hands On, partners gain access to:

  • Volunteer Project Leadership training
  • Community-wide Days of Service
  • Team building projects
  • Individual volunteering opportunities and business wide volunteer tracking

Leadership Opportunities

UWATX works to grow the next generation of community leaders by providing professional development opportunities that include:

  • Employee Campaign Leadership
  • Volunteer Project Leadership
  • Loaned Executive opportunities
  • UWATX Leadership Council positions

Employee Support

To ensure employees have access to quality support services, UWATX provides courses on key topics and promotes the UWATX Navigation Center, which helps callers navigate the complex web of services in our community. UWATX can provide employees:

  • UWATX Navigation Center
  • Learn Where You Earn financial courses
  • Lunch and Learn information sessions


UWATX is proud of the work our partners do to help Greater Austin thrive. To promote this work, UWATX offers:

  • Co-marketing online, in print or at events
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Austin Gives
Ready to change lives?

Every day in Austin, we’re working to ensure each child has access to high-quality education, every family has the tools they need to be financially stable, and health and human services are readily available for all.

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