UpLift Austin (UA) is an innovative, multi-disciplinary program offered as a daytime course in Austin’s most impoverished high schools. UA matches teams of design professionals & college students representing the fields of landscape design, interior design, green building and public art with a high school committed to improving its campus. These team members introduce students to sustainable design while planning and implementing a colorful and environmentally-friendly renovation of their own
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.