How to Donate

Your Contribution Can Help Your Neighbors in Need

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The City of Austin’s Customer Assistance Program Financial Support Plus 1 fund assists Austin residents unable to pay their utility bills due to unexpected emergencies such as job loss or medical situations.

Voluntary contributions help fund The City of Austin Financial Support Plus 1 Fund and other community charitable programs. Every dollar helps and your contribution is tax deductible.

Thank you for considering a simple action which can make a big difference to those in need.

How You Can Help

There are many ways customers and non-customers can give.

On Your Paper Bill

Add a one-time donation or a monthly recurring donation to the CAP Contribution line item on your utility bill payment. Mark the amount of your contribution on your bill stub and send your payment plus the additional amount.

How to make a CAP Contribution on a bill stub


Visit Online Customer Care — Login and follow the prompts to make a one-time donation or a recurring donation.

By Mail

Customers and non-customers alike can contribute by sending a check, cashier's check, or money order to:

City of Austin Utilities
721 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78721
Attention: Customer Assistance Program – Plus 1

Date last reviewed or modified: 4/9/20


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