San Antonio Area African American Community Fund

Uniting and inspiring African Americans' involvement in philanthropy

The San Antonio Area African American Community Fund began in 2008 under the leadership of the San Antonio Area Foundation staff, Board members and a dedicated steering committee of respected African American leaders. Since inception, this outreach fund has distributed $60,000 in grants to charitable programs improving the lives of African Americans.

Uniting our community

Dedicated volunteers are engaged in fund development and strategic direction for the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund. The fund hosts an annual fundraising event, Renaissance with the Stars, a ballroom dance competition.Donate to the fund

Supporting nonprofits with grants

Through grants, the fund supports nonprofit organizations that serve African Americans in arts/culture, community development, education, health and social/human services. Nonprofit organizations can apply for a grant from the fund on an annual basis. The application process is currently closed.


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Our steering committee

Bobby Blount, Fund Chair, Acting Inspire Chair, MITRE
Scott Bridgest, Invest Chair
Akeem Brown, City of San Antonio
Marva Crisp, Board Development Lead
Paul Fletcher, Unite Chair
Dr. Debbie Hamilton, Northeast Lakeview College
Velma Willoughby Kemp, Grants Ceremony Lead
Terrence Littlefield, Basic Prep Academy
Oanh Maroney-Omitade, Methodist Healthcare Ministries
Jo McCall
Na'Shon Mitchell, Rising Pros Chair, Gala Co-Chair
Adaku Okoro, Advocay Chair
Tracy Ross-Garcia, St. Phillip's College
Ellen J. Ward, Big Give SA Lead, Joeris General Contractors
Tracy L. Watts, Marketing Chair, The Mighty Group
Ed L. White, Jr., BB&T Bank
Susy Williams, Gala Co-Chair, SWEntertainment


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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