Solid Gold Neighbor Initiative
Encompassing the City of Waco, we strive to serve the community in partnership with leaders and organizations that strongly believe in the potential of our city.
We support local nonprofits and organizations through leveraging university-wide resources in support of the Waco community.
As a regular and consistent participant in community activities, council, and committees, we provide ambassadorship on behalf of Baylor University.
Explore Baylor's hometown through cultural, social and recreational opportunities and programs through discounts, giveaways and more.
StoriesRead More Stories
Feb. 23, 2021
Winter Storm Community Relief Fund
With the temperatures in Central Texas 60 and climbing, it’s hard to believe that just one week ago, Waco was in the midst of a historic winter storm, impacting residents city-wide. The ice may be gone, but in the wake of the storm traces linger, as local residents work to repair homes and gain access to basic needs. To meet these needs, the Waco Foundation alongside the City of Waco have launched the Winter Storm Community Relief Fund.
Feb. 12, 2021
Communicating as One Community
Effective leaders possess many qualities, some of which include vision, empowerment, and empathy. When a pandemic hit our community last spring, community leaders rose to the occasion to leverage a skill of leadership: communication.
Feb. 9, 2021
Startup Waco Launches Kiva Loan Partnership
Lack of capital is a major barrier for small businesses to succeed and thrive. Startup Waco has partnered with Kiva, the largest crowd-lending platform in the world, to provide an innovative solution to increase access to capital for small businesses here in Waco—making it one of 30 hub cities in the nation and the first in the State of Texas to offer this program.
Feb. 3, 2021
Celebrating Black History Month
February marks Black History Month, an annual celebration of the achievements of African-Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.