Real Estate for Social Impact

The Center for Social Innovation (CSI) is an integrated campus for socially innovative nonprofits and social ventures. At CSI we believe social innovation starts with community.

Our values


Connecting a community
of changemakers.


Creating innovative solutions to
big challenges.


Sharing resources around a
shared mission.

We’re built on a shared mission - to create a better world. Every organization is dedicated to a cause that impacts the health, safety, education, livelihood and future of Central Texas. Together we’re making a bigger impact through collaboration, shared resources, and a combined effort toward positive change.


Our History

CSI was designed and built to tackle long-term commercial affordability and serve as a permanent home for Austin's social innovation ecosystem. Our community is unlike any other. We bring together the essential elements to change - nonprofits, social enterprises, capital providers, universities, and advocacy groups - to collaborate and create innovative solutions to society’s biggest challenges. We’re a community committed to impactful outcomes.