When you support Austin Bat Cave, you impact the education of hundreds of students in the greater Austin community. Contributions are tax-deductible and help ABC fulfill its mission: bringing local artists and teachers together to offer free after-school tutoring, in-school support, and creative-writing workshops for students from every community in Austin. All of our programming is free for all students, parents, and teachers. We are grateful for contributions of all sizes and variety, including financial donations, gifts in-kind, and creative capital.

Please click to learn more about becoming a member of ABC through sustained giving, donating goods and services, contributing matching gifts, offering non-monetary help, and our upcoming fundraising events.

If you’d like to support Austin Bat Cave, a great start is by donating, volunteering, or interning. We also welcome any other expertise, resources, or connections you may have. Contact Katie Haab, our Director of Development and Community Outreach, at katie@austinbatcave.org to discuss how you might contribute to our community.

If you work for any of the below organizations, any contribution you make through your company can be matched.

If you are a business owner and would like to support Austin Bat Cave via matching gifts, please contact our Executive Director, Manuel Gonzales, at mgonzales@austinbatcave.org. Abell Hanger Foundation Access Sciences Corporation Administaff, Inc Adobe Systems, Inc ADP Inc AIG, Inc Alliant Energy Corporation AMD American Eagle Outfitters American Express Company Ameriprise Financial, Inc Antioch Company Apache Corporation Applied Materials Argonaut Group, Inc Aspect Software, Inc Assurant, Inc Atmos Energy AutoZone, Inc Avis Budget Group Avon Products, Inc Athens Group Inc Bank of America Baker Hughes, Inc BHP Blue Cross Blue Shield BP Brinks Company Bristol Meyers Squibb Broadview Security Callaway Golf Capital Group Companies Carlyle Group Car Max Charles Schwab & Co, Inc Chevron Corporation Choice Hotels International Citgo Petroleum Corporation Clorox.– The Gift Campaign Coach, Inc Computer Associates ConocoPhillips Cooper Industries, Ltd Dell D&B Dun & Bradstreet eBay Electronic Arts, Inc Ericsson, Inc FMC Technologies Ford Foundation GlaxoSmithKline GMAC Financial Services Goodrich Corporation Google, Inc Grainger Home Depot Hewlett Packard Company HSBC Humana, Inc ING Intuit, Inc J.P. Morgan Chase JK Group Inc John Hancock Financial Services KBR, Inc Kimberly–Clark Corporation Kraft Foods, Inc Lincoln Financial Group Loews Corporation Logitech Inc LCRA MasterCard Mattel Inc McAffee Inc McDonald’s Corporation Merck & Co, Inc Microsoft Corporation Moody’s Corporation Money Store, L P Motorola, Inc Mutual of America Life Insurance National Instruments Nike, Inc Nokia Northern Trust Company Office Depot On Your Mark Oppenheimer Funds Oracle Corporation Peabody Energy Corporation PepsiCo, Inc Pfizer Pitney Bowes, Inc Progressive Corporation Prudential Financial Putnam, LLC Qualcomm, Inc RBC Wealth Management Sage Software Salesforce.com SanDisk Corporation SAP America Sara Lee Corporation Silicon Laboratories Starbucks Corporation State Farm Synopsys, Inc Temple Inland, Inc The Money Box Time Warner, Inc Toys R Us Travelers University Federal Credit Union Verizon Communications, Inc Virgin Mobile Visa International Wells Fargo Xcel Energy Inc Yahoo, Inc Yum! Brands, Inc ZurichUS Foundation  Learn about our monthly Story Department here! Check out our Facebook page for pictures of recent events, including our amazing Show Up, Show Off Show Show and our SXSW-edition Story Department!

We run a wide variety of programs and workshops, each of them requiring different materials. We’re always in need of general office supplies, particularly composition books, as well as arts and crafts materials. Donations of food and drink—whether healthy snacks for our workshop students or catering/adult beverages for a fundraising event—are also much needed and appreciated. Digital appliances, fine art, custom furniture, bookmaking supplies, venue use—you name it, we can probably use it.

If you have items that you would like to donate to Austin Bat Cave, or if you know of a company that could supply us with donated materials or in-kind services, please email donate@austinbatcave.org.When you support Austin Bat Cave, you impact the education of hundreds of students in the greater Austin community. Contributions are tax-deductible and help ABC fulfill its mission: bringing local artists and teachers together to offer free after-school tutoring, in-school support, and creative-writing workshops for students from every community in Austin. All of our programming is free for all students, parents, and teachers. We are grateful for contributions of all sizes and variety, including financial donations, gifts in-kind, and creative capital. Please click to learn more about becoming a member of ABC through sustained giving, donating goods and services, contributing matching gifts, offering non-monetary help, and our upcoming fundraising events.

All of our programs are free. When you become a member of Austin Bat Cave, you enable us to continue our existing writing and tutoring programs, reach new communities, offer new and exciting workshops, and pay our small, dedicated staff. Austin Bat Cave is a 501(c)3 organization, making your contribution tax deductible. We will mail you a tax receipt promptly after receiving your donation.

Members who give $10 per month receive a copy of Hand & Wing, our annual anthology.

Members who give $25 per month receive the above and a Story Department pint glass.

Members who give $50 per month receive the above and VIP admission to our popular Story Department series.

Members who give $100 per month receive the above and a personalized poem from an Austin-based writer.

Members who give $200 per month receive the above and VIP admission to all of our special events.

Members who give $500 per month receive the above and have their names added to a plaque on the Explorers Wall of Fame in our new storefront, The Center of the Earth Visitors Center.