The 2022 Austin Gives Awards Nominations Are Now Open

The Austin Gives Awards, hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce, are now taking nominations through July 7, 2022.  Being nominated for the Austin Gives Awards is a great way to increase the visibility of your business and awards are a celebration of your employees, partners and your commitment to making a difference.

Austin Gives Awards Categories

Generous Business Awards:

  • Charitable Champion (Small)
  • Big Heart (Medium)
  • Bold Giver (Large)
  • Community Leader (X-Large)

Companies in any industry with fully-developed community philanthropy programs are eligible to apply. Applications should note all forms of philanthropy, including employee engagement, donation of products and services, intellectual capital and monetary support of non-profit and community organizations.

Employee Engagement:

  • Small (1-20 employees)
  • Medium (21-50 employees)
  • Large (51-250 employees)
  • Extra Large (251+ employees)

Companies with established programs that promote and support volunteer efforts by employees are eligible to apply. Program enrollment and employee participation statistics are encouraged.

Individual Volunteer of the Year:

  • Small (1-20 employees)
  • Medium (21-50 employees)
  • Large (51-250 employees)
  • Extra Large (251+ employees)

This award is given to an individual who leads by example, demonstrating a genuine desire to forge the next generation of volunteer leaders through their own generosity, community service, coaching and collaboration.

There is no cost to nominate your company and Chamber membership is not required. We recognize Austin-area companies of all kinds that donate 1% or more of their pre-tax earnings to the local community. This includes financial contributions, the donation of products and services, and volunteer hours.

Finalists will be announced publicly and recognized at the Austin Gives Award Ceremony in October. For questions about nominations or the awards please visit:

About Austin Chamber of Commerce:

Austin Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership organization that helps create jobs so people can find work, provide for their families and achieve prosperity. We invest in a broad range of programs that build, support, and diversify our regional economy.


Source: Chamber of Commerce