Category Archives: Community News

One Voice Statement on Racial Justice

The member organizations of One Voice Central Texas are deeply saddened and angered by the senseless murder of George Floyd and other Black and Brown people during interactions with law enforcement. We stand with the Black community and all communities of color, organizations, and leaders to fight to change the history of racial oppression and...
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One Voice Request to City and County related to COVID-19 Response

The members of One Voice Central Texas appreciate all the work the Austin City Council, the Austin City Manager, and the Travis County Commissioners  are undertaking to ensure our community is safe as we face COVID 19. As we address this crisis, we would like to encourage the City of Austin and the County of...
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Census 2020 Grant Opportunities

One Voice Central Texas is committed to ensuring a complete and accurate count of all individuals during the 2020 Census. To that end, we would like to spotlight two important  opportunities for local organizations to get involved and provide on-the-ground census public education. Applications are due for both opportunities by Monday, November 11th. 
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Apply for TEF Transit Passes Today! 2017 RFA Release!

The Transit Empowerment Fund (TEF) Board is currently accepting 2017 applications through Tuesday, February 7th at 5:00pm from eligible 501(c)3 organizations, tax exempt veteran organizations, and governmental entities for:
  1. Purchase of deeply discounted Capital Metro Local Bus Passes, Commuter Passes, and MetroAccess Ten Ride Booklets (50% reduction from the reduced nonprofit rate = 75% discount from the full...
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Apply for Deeply Discounted Capital Metro Passes

The Transit Empowerment Fund (formerly the Basic Transportation Needs Fund) Board is now accepting applications for the purchase of deeply discounted Capital Metro transit passes, including regular and reduced-fare local bus passes, premium passes, commuter passes, and MetroAccess 10-ride booklets. Any 501(c)3 organization, 501(c)9 organization or governmental entity is eligible to apply. All passes must be used by individuals...
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Announcement of RFA from the Basic Transportation Needs Fund Board

The Basic Transportation Needs Fund was established in 2011 as a partnership between Capital Metro and One Voice Central Texas to enhance access to transportation. Since 2012, an independent Board has overseen the work of the Fund including the distribution of transit passes to nonprofit organizations and support of two demonstration projects. The Board includes...
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