• Governors Volunteer Awards

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 36th Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards for 2019. The deadline to submit is Thursday, May 16. Awardees will be honored in the fall at an evening reception hosted by Honorary Chair of the Governor’s Volunteer Awards, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott. The Governor’s Volunteer Awards are administered by the OneStar Foundation, and are an opportunity for the State of Texas to honor those who exhibit excellence in serving their communities.


  • Take action in your community
    and get things for Texas!

    OneStar administers a range of national service opportunities that empower you to make an impact on issues that matter most to you. Use your time, effort, and skills to make a meaningful difference in your community while also gaining valuable professional skills and experience.



  • National Service Recognition Day

    On Tuesday, April 2, we joined the nationwide celebration highlighting the importance of citizen engagement, recognizing the dedication of national service members, and inspiring more residents to get involved in their community! Check out the special events hosted by local public leaders all over Texas!


Our Vision

Every Texas community engages partners and volunteers to address local needs.

Our Mission

OneStar equips Texas communities to meet their needs by convening partners across sectors to build the capacity of nonprofits, promoting service and volunteerism, and investing in effective solutions.

How We Accomplish Our Mission


OneStar is a statewide convener, bringing together key stakeholders from nonprofits, business, government, academia, and philanthropy to advance collaborative approaches that build strong, resilient communities.


OneStar promotes the value of service and volunteerism, effective philanthropy, cross-sector partnerships, and innovative practices to drive community solutions.


OneStar strategically invests our resources and talent to strengthen promising programs, scale proven models, and provide essential tools and support in alignment with state priorities.