Who We Serve
We are Austin’s leading youth development agency—a 501(c)(3) non-profit, locally governed agency devoted to providing hope and opportunity to all kids, especially those who need us most, between the ages of 6 and 18. With 29 Clubs here in Austin, we help over 12,000 kids each year (and more than 1,700 each day) grow into healthy, responsible, caring young adults.
With a high concentration of children of color from limited economic resources, BGCAA is ideally positioned to assist youth in improving their educational and social skills, physical health and fitness, and emotional well-being.
We strive to create a positive environment that supports learning new skills and contributing to society. Our programs are compelling enough to appeal to kids as an alternative to unsupervised “hanging out” time after school.
- African American32%
- Ages 6-732%
- Ages 8-914%
- Ages 10-1222%
- Ages 13-1855%
National spokespersons and Club alumni Denzel Washington and Jennifer Lopez are joined by 19 prominent Club alumni to send a message to America.