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Strengthening Texas Communities

Texas Connector is an online, interactive mapping tool that links needs and nonprofits to strengthen Texas communities.  It provides a visual snapshot of social service needs and resources to allow funders, local and state government leaders, research, and the nonprofit community to more effectively meet Texas' growing needs.  Texas Connector bridges the information gap between the areas served by nonprofits and the underserved communities of Texas.
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Texas Connector displays nonprofit information from a variety of state and national databases and overlays it with
requested demographic and socioeconomic data derived from a variety of governmental and other sources. Users can:
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Identify community needs, resources and nonprofit services to address gaps in service. Analyze the nonprofit infrastructure in general or in relation to particular needs or social indicators. Create customized statistical reports for user-identified regions of interest. Save and share custom searches, maps, identified providers and demographic reports.
  • Are you an Austin Public Library Cardholder? If so, you’re in luck! Texas Connector is now a resource in the Austin Public Library’s Online Database collection. All cardholders can access Texas Connector remotely FOR FREE at http://library.austintexas.gov/. Read more on our news and Events page!
  • OneStar is a silver-medal winner of the 2013 National Civic Data Challenge! Check out the Civic Health Index data in Texas connector. Learn more about Texas Connector's entry and view all the finalists at www.CivicDataChallenge.org and visit Volunteering and Civic Life in America at www.VolunteeringAmerica.gov for the latest data!
  • The McNair Transportation Layer has been updated! Head to the map and click on "Transportation" to view the updated transit data for Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio!

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About OneStar Foundation
OneStar Foundation connects partners and resources to build a stronger nonprofit sector in Texas using three strategies:

  • Connect:  OneStar connects faith-based and community organizations, businesses, government and foundations to resources and information about the nonprofit sector.
  • Promote:  We promote the nonprofit sector, innovative strategies and public-private partnerships to drive community solutions.
  • Convene:  OneStar is the statewide convener of nonprofit networks, developing a coordinated approach to building the strongest, most impactful nonprofit sector.

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