Learn more about Giving Circles in your community

Find out how regular people like you and me can help make our local community better. There are many different ways to give back there is your time, money and your talents. We have four giving circles at the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation. Give us a call and...

Round Rock ChangeMakers Grant Presentations

Joseph Gonzales a Junior at Stony Point High School and Caden Askew a Sophomore at Round Rock High School from the 2015 – 2016 Round Rock ChangeMakers handed out grants that totaled $8,500 to the following Non-Profit Organizations  –  Bikers Against Child...

Former mayor named Father of the Year

Former Round Rock Mayor Nyle Maxwell has been named one of four Fathers of the Year by the Father’s Day Council and the American Diabetes Association. The other Central Texas honorees are Ashton Cumberbatch Jr., executive director of Seton Foundations; Mark J. Curry,...

Donor Story: Dale Ricklefs

In Dale’s Own Words: “In a city that encourages education of its citizens, the library stands as the “free university” where people can learn by themselves or congregate to learn with each other. Not as formal as a college library, and less restrictive than the school...

Donor Story: Grainger

Grainger makes $10k Grant to Play for All Abilities Round Rock, Texas, June 24, 2010 – The Grainger Foundation Supports the Playfor All Abilities Park through a $10,000 donation to the Greater Round Rock Community Foundation. “This grant will be used to support The...

Donor Story: Nancy and Nyle Maxwell Family

A successful businessman, community leader and former Mayor of Round Rock, Nyle Maxwell and his wife, Nancy, will tell you that community and family are strongly intertwined.  They carefully chose Nancy’s hometown of Round Rock to raise their four children...

Donor Story: Henry Lathin

Henry Lathin Memorial Library Fund created, donations now being accepted Henry Lathin, caring and devoted husband and wonderful father, left this world much to soon on December 20, 2002. Henry was born April 7, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended the...

Donor Story: Sharon Prete and Rufus Honeycutt

Both Sharon Prete and Rufus Honeycutt have served the community of Round Rock well. Sharon worked in the City’s Parks Department for almost 26 years, dedicating her time to her passion – creating beautiful spaces for families to gather and enjoy one another. Rufus is...

Donor Story: Nancy Rabb

Nancy Rabb moved to Round Rock in 1965 and has watched it grow from a quiet town of less than 5,000 residents to a city of more than 80,000.  After working tirelessly for many years with her husband to build a successful business in the Wag-A-Bag Convenience Stores,...