Bike Austin is a 501(c)(4) organization that supports our bicycling advocacy, education and encouragement programs in Central Texas. Gifts to the Bike Austin may be used to support direct political lobbying or candidate endorsements and may not be tax-deductible.  The Bike Austin Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) organization that supports our bicycling education and encouragement programs and these charitable gifts are fully tax-deductible. Gifts to the Bike Austin Education Fund are not used to support direct political lobbying or candidate endorsements.

ADVOCACY: With your support, we will build grassroots power with over ten neighborhood-led campaigns; ensure connectivity through new transit construction integrating comfortably with existing infrastructure; and establish a base of transit equity-minded decision makers in the Central Texas region heavily influenced by our members and volunteers putting Austin on the map as a city actively promoting a better quality of life through a vast regional network of pedestrian and bike trails.

MEMBERSHIP: Your voice is amplified through our membership program! Together we are building a better bicycle community for Austin with safer, complete streets, viable options for active transportation, and using the bike as a tool to bridge our passions in health, environment, mobility, equity, and more.  By supporting Bike Austin, you’re influential in the movement for making Austin one of the best cities to bike.  When you become a member, you become a part of Bike Austin.

EDUCATION: Bike Austin Education Fund empowers cyclists and non cyclists alike to know the rules of the road, share the road and keep each other safe. According to the Center for Disease Control, in 2015 in the United States, more than 1000 cyclists died and there were over 467,000 cycling related injuries. We want there to be no barriers to cycling education and safe active transportation. We believe we can reach more cyclists, pedestrians and motorists with your help today!

What a gift to Bike Austin buys:

$100 Helps us grow the movement
$250 Provides advocacy education to underserved communities
$500 Allows us to continue our advocacy efforts in Austin
$1,000 Enables Bike Austin to double our organizing power to win more protected bike lanes
$2,500 Enables Bike Austin to help grow bicycle advocacy leaders throughout Central Texas
Your donations help Bike Austin grow bicycling and promote safe infrastructure for
all ages and abilities.If you want to do more, please email mercedes@bikeaustin.org to set up time to talk
about the vision and potential of Bike Austin.

WHAT A GIFT TO THE BIKE AUSTIN EDUCATION FUND BUYS:

$100 Gets bike safety information into the hands of 50 bike commuters
$250 Helps Bike Austin become a better resource for other non-profits that look to us for support
Allows us to offer free education to area non-profits
$500 Allows us to host a bike rodeo in the community
Allows us to grow the bicycling movement
$1,000 Helps us hold free community safe city cycling classes
Allows us to never to turn down someone who is need of bicycle safety gear for transportation
$2,500 Funds a round-table conversation between the local law enforcement and the bicycling community
Your donations help Bike Austin Education Fund grow bicycling through education for
all ages and abilities.If you want to do more, please email mercedes@bikeaustin.org to set up time to talk about the vision and potential of Bike Austin’s Education Fund.Want to get your friends involved? Set up a fundraising page HERE. 

 

Challenge yourself and teammates to raise as much as you can to elevate your voice and
support your bicycling community while qualifying for some great incentive prizes!

Set Up a Fundraising Page!

When you support Bike Austin and The Education Fund you are making an impact in the future of Austin in so many ways such as: environment, health, equity and reducing traffic. Set a goal of $500 or more to earn these incentive prizes along the way while supporting your Austin cycling community.
All donations are tax deductible.

 

Raise $50 to:

  • Make the roads a safer place for all people who ride a bike.

Raise $100 to:

  • Support our free education efforts to provide bike locks/lights at our CicloVia’s in underserved communities

  • Gets bike safety information into the hands of 50 bike commuters

Raise $250 to:

  • Help Bike Austin become a better resource for other non-profits that look to us for support

  • Allow us to offer free education to area non-profits

  • Allow to never to turn down someone who is need of bicycle safety gear for transportation (lights/locks)

Raise $500 to:

  • Allow us to host a bike rodeo in the community

  • Help us hold free community safe city cycling classes

  • Allow us to grow the bicycling movement