The Wells Center

This community space has sparked innovation, inspired collaboration and infused energy into our philanthropic community.

The San Antonio Area Foundation made a historic move in December 2012 to our new home in the Lab Building at the Pearl. The Wells Center features more than 9,000 square feet of community meeting and training space. Our home is named for Robert and Carolyn Beckmann Wells – a couple dedicated to making a difference in their communities.

A love for San Antonio inspires generosity.

Carolyn Beckmann Wells grew up in San Antonio, and her love for her hometown motivated her to leave a generous bequest to the San Antonio Area Foundation. The endowment created by this gift allowed the Area Foundation to increase our community impact by offering space for nonprofit convening and training.

The Wells Center cultivates an environment of collaboration, fosters best practices and promotes leveraging of resources among nonprofits. Our vision is to provide an intentional space for collaboration and the collision of great ideas among nonprofit staff, volunteers and donors who make San Antonio a better place to live, work and play.

Area Foundation Offices Closed to the General Public

Update as of March 13

To honor guidelines established by the CDC and others, the Wells Center and associated Area Foundation office will be closed to the general public until further notice. 

Nonprofits who have an upcoming meeting have been notified, and access to reserving a room or registering for a training course have been disabled. Individuals who have registered for an upcoming training course will receive information when available on when their course will be rescheduled. Training courses will be rescheduled when public health concerns have been lifted.

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

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