Apply to be a Project

The Community Project Application is closed for 2017. The deadline was August 31st at 3:30PM.

Non-profits must apply to become a Community Project. Applications may be for volunteers alone or for volunteers and accompanying funds (but not just for funding).

**Non-profit Organizations: Register/update your contact information here or by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.**


The next Community Project Orientation will be August 8, 2017. Check in 9:00 a.m. and Orientation 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF AUSTIN.

For all NEW non-profits AND those who have not been a community project with the Junior League of Austin in the past three years, attendance at the orientation is mandatory in order to submit a proposal. Please contact the Community Vice President at for more information.

Click HERE to view a copy of the 2017 Project Orientation Power Point Presentation.


Please note that to be considered as a community project, the following is required:

* Applicant Non-profit must be a not-for-profit

* Non-profit must show proof of $1 million in liability insurance

* Non-profit must provide quality placements for a minimum of 6 League volunteers

* If funds are requested, the funds must relate to the work of the League volunteers

* Non-profit must allow a representative of The Junior League of Austin to sit on Nonprofit’s Board of Directors as an ex-officio, non-voting member

* All new non-profits and those who have not been a Junior League of Austin Community Project in the past 3 years must send a representative to attend the August 9th orientation in order to submit a project proposal

* Non-profit must include the League name/logo in all publicity regarding the project


Application due date is Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. (no exceptions).

For your application to be considered, the following items must be submitted on or before the due date:

1. Financial Documents (including)

  • Financial Information Cover Letter
  • Letter of IRS Determination of Tax-Exempt Status 501(c)3
  • Most Current IRS 990 (Parts I-IV)
  • Latest Audit and Management Letter
  • Budget to Actual for Previous and Current Fiscal Year End
  • Most Recent Balance Sheet
  • Project Balance Sheet (this completed document must be attached in Section V of your online application)
  • Top 10 Non-Governmental Funding Sources (this completed document must be attached in Section V of your online application)

2. Printed Copy of Email Submission Receipt (applicants will receive this email upon submission of online application – save for your records, and print a copy of entire email to be turned in with financial documents)

3. Online Applications are closed for 2017.

For more information, please email Earind Jackson at or call her at (210)364-0764.