Philanthropy for Business

At the San Antonio Area Foundation, our professionals can help you develop a streamlined plan to meet your philanthropic needs and goals. 

Philanthropy for Business provides businesses a platform for giving back to the community, whether that be to employees, local nonprofits or national charities. This specialized area offers businesses of all sizes an opportunity to actively achieve significant community impact through customized philanthropic services, corporate advised funds, and employee engagement and assistance programs.  

Whatever your philanthropic vision, the Area Foundation can assist in reaching your charitable goals with our variety of proven and expert-managed services. 

Why the Area Foundation?

The Area Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that has served as the sole, designated community foundation in the San Antonio area for over half a century. Since 1964, the Area Foundation has grown to become one of the top 20 foundations in the nation based on asset size, now managing more than 500 charitable funds.

Through our Philanthropy for Business line, we help businesses establish their philanthropic footprint. Using best practice models, we provide expert management and administrative services, personalized customer service, and innovative strategic planning, focusing on your company’s specific needs and charitable goals. Our professional philanthropic advisors will help you develop a customized program that aligns with your company’s mission, vision and values. The flexibility and variety of services we offer means you can tailor your philanthropic program to create maximum impact for your business, your employees, and your community while leaving the back-office administrative tasks to our team experts. 

In addition, as a 501(c)(3), the Area Foundation will ensure your company meets IRS requirements that will benefit you and your employees.

To see specific ways in which the Area Foundation can help you, visit How we work with you.

"Business philanthropy and social responsibility initiatives correlate with higher sales and stronger loyalty, along with superior talent and employee retention."Project ROI Report


Jennifer Ballesteros

Philanthropic Advisor - Philanthropy for Business

Faelyn Smith

Philanthropic Assistant - Philanthropy for Business

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

The San Antonio Area Foundation helps donors achieve their charitable goals for the greater benefit of the community.

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