• Nominations Now Open for
    Governor’s Volunteer Awards

    OneStar Foundation is pleased to accept nominations for the 37th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards! The Governor’s Volunteer Awards honor the extraordinary impact of individuals and organizations in Texas that have made a significant and measurable difference in their communities through exemplary service and volunteering.


  • AmeriCorps Week is
    March 8-14, 2020

    Help us tell the story of how AmeriCorps “gets things done” in Texas and recruit future AmeriCorps members. Share your experiences of impact on social media with the hashtag #MadeInAmeriCorps, and join our #DayoftheA Photo Contest!


  • Apply now for an
    AmeriCorps Texas Planning Grant

    Developing a national service program can be a challenging and complicated process. Through a planning grant, OneStar offers up to $75,000 in funding and hands-on support to assist organizations interested in designing and launching a new AmeriCorps program in Texas.


  • Take action in your community
    and get things for Texas!

    OneStar administers a range of national service opportunities that empower you to make an impact on issues that matter most to you. Use your time, effort, and skills to make a meaningful difference in your community while also gaining valuable professional skills and experience.



  • Rebuild Texas Fund

    In partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, OneStar administers the Rebuild Texas Fund, which supports the economic recovery of Texas communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The fund has raised $100 million to support projects in community & economic development, housing, education & child care, health, workforce & transportation, and small business and has directly impacted the lives of more than 1.1 million people.


Our Vision

Every Texas community engages partners and volunteers to address local needs.

Our Mission

OneStar equips Texas communities to meet their needs by convening partners across sectors to build the capacity of nonprofits, promoting service and volunteerism, and investing in effective solutions.

How We Accomplish Our Mission


OneStar is a statewide convener, bringing together key stakeholders from nonprofits, business, government, academia, and philanthropy to advance collaborative approaches that build strong, resilient communities.


OneStar promotes the value of service and volunteerism, effective philanthropy, cross-sector partnerships, and innovative practices to drive community solutions.


OneStar strategically invests our resources and talent to strengthen promising programs, scale proven models, and provide essential tools and support in alignment with state priorities.