35th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Award Nominations Open Monday, April 9, 2018
13 MAR 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: (512) 287-2035 or gva@onestarfoundation.org    AUSTIN - In conjunction with the Office of the Governor, OneStar Foundation today announced that nominations for the 35th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards will open Monday, April 9, 2018 and submissions will be accepted through Monday, May 14th. These awards honor the exemplary service of individuals, groups and organizations that have made a significant and measurable contribution to their communities through service and volunteering. Nominations will be accepted in the foll...

Special Announcement from OneStar Foundation
12 MAR 2018

OneStar is pleased to share some exciting news!  Elizabeth Darling, OneStar Foundation President/CEO, has been nominated by President Trump to serve as the Commissioner of the Administration for Children, Youth and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Upon her confirmation by the United States Senate, Liz will oversee the $18 billion portfolio of programming related to child abuse and neglect prevention, foster care, youth development, adoption, runaway and homeless youth, teen pregnancy prevention, and family violence prevention. Liz will conti...

Apply Now! 2018-2019 AmeriCorps*Texas Formula Funding Opportunity
11 JAN 2018

OneStar Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps State Formula Funding Opportunity!  Selected organizations will receive grants to support AmeriCorps member positions that will help meet critical needs in the State of Texas in one of six key Focus Areas: Disaster Services Economic Opportunity Education Environmental Stewardship Healthy Futures Veterans and Military Families Click to view the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and Application Instructions. Below are important deadli...

Now Accepting Applications for VISTA Host Sites
27 DEC 2017

Now Accepting Applications for Host Sites for OneStar Foundation’s AmeriCorps VISTA Intermediary Project! OneStar Foundation is currently accepting applications for host sites for its AmeriCorps VISTA Statewide Intermediary Project for 2017-2018. AmeriCorps VISTA is a highly professional and rigorous volunteer service program, administered nationally by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), through which national service members serve with organizations full-time for one year. VISTA projects focus on building permanent c...

America’s Service Commissions Join #GivingTuesday
27 NOV 2017

  Washington, DC — America’s Service Commissions (ASC), the national association of the 52 state service commissions across the country, has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the h...