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Austin Group Raises $10K Plus for Those Hit by Coronavirus
AUSTIN, TEXAS —
on Monday announced
Here To Help ATX
raised more than $10,000 in its two-week virtual fundraiser for
Foundation Communities' Emergency Assistance Fund
Bidding ends Sunday for ATXelerator Auction
The ATXelerator announced Here To Help ATX, a virtual fundraising effort July 13-26, benefiting Foundation Communities’ Emergency Relief Fund.
Political accelerator ready for next class of future Council hopefuls
The nonprofit and nonpartisan Center for Austin’s Future was formed by a group of business and political leaders concerned over a lack of meaningful progress from City Council...
How to Build a Better Austin City Council Candidate
The new ATXelerator wants to prepare future city leaders, but will it be just yield more of the same?
Taking a Page From 'Shark Tank' to Put Up Political Candidates
It's 5 p.m. on a Friday at a hip bar and hostel in East Austin. Half a dozen people occupy the blue velvet booths and alternative dance music blares overhead...
A New Approach To Campaigns: Competitive Candidate School
In Austin, a political nonprofit is taking a Shark Tank-style approach to finding and training candidates to run for office.
This Nonprofit Will Train You To Run For City Council, But Make You Compete For Its Support
What makes ATXelerator different from other candidate schools is that it’s also part tech accelerator.
These 25 Austinites want to make the city a better place; Inaugural class of ATXelerator unveiled
Imagine an accelerator, but for aspiring politicians and commissioners instead of startup companies.
Prominent political, business minds join forces to improve City Council with Center for Austin's Future
High-profile names from the political and business worlds are collaborating to propel more qualified officeholders to halls of power in Austin.
“Center for Austin’s Future” in Search of Candidates
Got a yen for public service? See yourself on the City Council dais, voting to extend another meeting past 10pm? The newly founded Center for Austin's Future wants your number...
Former Austin Mayors Launch Accelerator for Future Political Candidates
Accelerators have played a big role in helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into tech startups -- and a wide variety of other businesses.