University of Texas at Austin
Texas Civic Impact Council

Austin, TX | Focus: Civic Entrepreneurship |

2021-22 Applications Now Open!

Priority Deadline: 10/18

Our Focus

About TCIC: 

The Texas Civic Impact Council (TCIC) is a cross-college council at UT Austin leading campus collaboration on community-impact projects. TCIC will be a bridge for students to connect ideas with action in an effort to lead student progress on city-wide issues!


Embrace UT’s diversity by connecting colleges on campus to create nuanced solutions at the intersection of the arts, sciences, and humanities for Austin’s social issues


Create a blueprint for UT students to actively involve in solving city-wide issues and shaping Austin’s future


Check out our 2020-21 project below! 2021-22 Applications are open now!


2019-20 Project

Small Business Initiative (SBI) - COVID-19 Relief


TCIC's SBI provides FREE tech consulting to Austin's small businesses (website creation, online payment setup, social media creation, etc.). All consultations are student-led!

Who are we serving?

Any Austin small business! We would love especially to work with Diverse, BIPOC businesses. 


Through forming genuine connections with small businesses, TCIC will pair college students to complete projects that help businesses complete their virtual transition.

Reports and KPI


The Team

Vaishnav Kuruvanka
Founder/McCombs Chair
Mauricio Morales
McCombs Chair
Ruth Mewhinney
COLA Chair
Kellen Cody
COLA Chair
Sydney Fischer
CNS Chair
Aidan Henderson
Moody Chair
Jonathan Villela
COFA Chair