Programs & Funds

The Long Center City Terrace.
The Long Center is Austin’s Creative Home, built by the community for the community.

As a non-profit, the Long Center collaborates with community partners to sponsor educational programs, host free events on the City Terrace, subsidize rental costs for emerging art groups, gift tickets to charitable and community-minded organizations and more. Donate today to the Long Center’s Annual Fund and support these initiatives.

Long Center Community Outreach Initiatives

Long Reach for the Arts Fund

Sponsored by Capital One Bank and Dr. Steven Ungerleider and Ms. Joanna Rice

We believe inspiration is for everyone. The Long Reach for the Arts Fund gifts tickets for select Long Center Presents performances to social and community-based service organizations in Austin. To date, the Long Center has gifted more than $136,000 in tickets to over 45 local organizations.
Find out how you can inspire your community ›

Redd Carpet Fund

Sponsored by 3M

The Redd Carpet Fund, which was established to support emerging and growing local groups, has awarded over $300,000 in rental subsidies to 54 Austin-based arts organizations to date. Support new, emerging and growing arts groups with your gift to the Redd Carpet Fund.
Learn more about supporting local artists ›

Long Green Future Fund

Sponsored by the Austin Energy and Balcones Resources

Long Green Future was established to further support the Long Center’s commitment to a sustainable environment. Join Austin and the Long Center in protecting our environment and focusing on green building, sustainability and recycling initiatives.
Learn about our commitment to sustainability ›