• 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.


  • Latest News & Updates
    on COVID-19

    OneStar is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and encourages our partners to visit the Texas Department of State Health Services or your local health entity for the most updated and accurate information.

    Texans with questions related to COVID-19 can now dial 2-1-1, then select menu option 6.


  • Built for Texas: The Impact &
    Opportunity of Our Nonprofit Sector

    Texas nonprofits are truly Built for Texas: we build opportunity, we build leadership, and we build stronger communities across the state. Check out our report produced with United Ways of Texas for compelling insights into the vital role nonprofits play in our state’s economic and social landscape. UPDATE: Built for Texas regional nonprofit convenings are postponed until further notice due to public health concerns around the coronavirus.


  • 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. DEADLINE EXTENDED from April 6 to April 23!


  • 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.



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.