Category Archives: One Voice Updates

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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Request for Qualifications for Strategic Planning Facilitation

One Voice Central Texas is a coalition of the leadership of approximately one hundred nonprofit health and human service organizations working to make sure that everyone can contribute to our community and thrive. We represent the integrated network of human services that connects everyone of all ages and circumstances to social resources, opportunities, and support...
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Request for Proposals: Strategic Consultation, Technical, and Administrative Support

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION One Voice Central Texas (OVCT), a 501©(3) nonprofit organization, based in Austin, is a coalition of the executive leadership of over 100 nonprofit health and human service organizations committed to making sure that everyone can reach their full potential and contribute to our community. We represent the community’s integrated network of human services...
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2018 Annual Report

Check out this easy-to-digest infographic annual report to learn how One Voice Central Texas spent 2018 offering various training opportunities and staying on top of issues so the organization could move forward in support of the vision and values of our members. 2018 OVCT Annual Report ...
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Read One Voice’s New Mission, Vision, and Values Statements!

At our August membership meeting, members approved new mission, vision, and values statements for One Voice. Thank you to everyone who participated on the special Mission/Vision Task Force to draft the statements!
  • Vision Statement: We envision an integrated network of health and human services that leverages its collective power to connect everyone of all ages...
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One Voice in the News!

One Voice held a successful press conference last Wednesday afternoon in collaboration with Council Member Delia Garza, AISD, and Austin Interfaith to urge City Council to increase funding for social services in the City budget, based on the resolution they passed earlier this year to do so. Thanks to all One Voice members...
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Enrollment in the One Voice Central Texas 403(b) Retirement Plan is Now Open!

After two years of ensuring that we meet every legal and administrative hurdle, we are pleased to announce that we are now enrolling organizations into the One Voice Central Texas 403(b) retirement plan. The Investment Committee, with advice from CLS Partners, has reviewed and picked the investment funds, we have completed the Plan Document and...
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One Voice Central Texas Strategic Plan for 2016-2018

At the One Voice Central Texas membership meeting on April 21st, One Voice members approved One Voice's 2016-2018 strategic plan. The plan was developed through a strategic planning process led by Delta & Associates that included member surveys, focus groups, interviews, a full-day member retreat, and committee work. To download the full strategic plan click here. A one-pager...
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One Voice Central Texas Orientation

OVCT will be hosting an orientation for organizations or leaders new to One Voice, members who would like to get more involved, and non-members who are considering membership. Please join us to learn more about our work together as a voice in the community. Attendees are invited to attend the membership meeting directly after the orientation.
Date: April...
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Thank you, St. David’s Foundation!

One Voice extends a huge thank you to the St. David's Foundation for their generous $25,000 grant to support our capacity building efforts in 2016. The grant will help One Voice move forward with the strategic plan goals and help to strengthen our value to our members....
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Presenting our 2015 Membership Profile!

Did you know that our 87 members have a combined operating budget of more than $612 million, serve over 1.4 million (duplicated) clients, and engage over 80,000 volunteers? We are excited to share our 2015 membership profile, which details the collective community impact, services and funding sources of our members as well as our accomplishments this year....
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One Voice in the Media!

One Voice Executive Directors, their Board members, staff and volunteers filled the Media Room at City Hall this past Tuesday to stand in support for a $6.7M funding increase for Health and Human Services in the City budget. One Voice chair Tod Marvin opened the conference telling a tale of a city divided by a...
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One Voice Receives $35,000 Grant from RGK Foundation to Assist with Forming the MEP!

We are thrilled to announce that RGK Foundation has awarded One Voice a $35,000 grant to be used towards our Multiple Employer Plan (MEP) start-up costs, such as ERISA counseling, fiduciary liability insurance, an MEP audit, and administrative support! If you have any questions about the One Voice MEP or would like to get more information about participating, please...
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Announcing Our 2015 Officers

We are pleased to announce our 2015 leadership team voted in at our November membership meeting!
  • Chair - Tod Marvin, Easter Seals Central Texas
  • Vice-Chair - Ann Howard, ECHO
  • Treasurer - Loretta Holland, Waterloo Counseling Center
  • Secretary - Amy Temperley, HAND
To thank our 2014 Chair Meg Poag for her leadership this year, we are currently collecting donations for...
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