The Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit organization. Over 2,200 volunteers, donors and sponsors contribute to the Star of Texas mission of serving the youth of Texas. In 2006, the Star of Texas awarded approximately $272,400 in scholarships to 50 students across Texas. Total youth giving in 2006 was over $1.5 million in the forms of auction proceeds and college scholarships. Over the last 20 years, the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo has awarded over $20 million to 13,500
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.