The Community Advisory Committees 

Applications are now open to join our Community Advisory Committees and work with Area Foundation staff to strengthen relationships with our non-profit partners, review applications, and make recommendations for grant awards in our Annual Responsive Grant program

Who Should Apply?

Individuals with demonstrated commitment to their community through professional, educational, and volunteer experience; with a background in one of the four program areas; who bring a collaborative approach to their role; are able to commit to attending three meetings per year; and are over 18 years of age and residents of Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina or Wilson counties. 
 
We encourage community members who are committed to building an inclusive and equitable San Antonio to apply for a position in one of our four Community Advisory Committees:
 
  • Cultural Vibrancy: Supports organizations and programming that ensure access to arts and cultural programming and encourage broad participation from all parts of our community; reflect the diverse cultures of the San Antonio area; and promote the value of arts and culture through arts education, advocacy, and the integration of arts and culture across sectors through innovative collaboration.
  • Livable and Resilient Communities: Support organizations, programs and initiatives that further access to affordable, safe, and stable housing, transportation, wellness resources and public space; public-private partnerships to create sustainable opportunities and address disparities in these areas across the San Antonio area; and platforms for community/stakeholder voice and leadership.
  • Successful Aging: Support organizations and programs that address the needs of aging adults and their caretakers; recognize their ongoing contributions to diverse communities across the San Antonio area; provide opportunities for older adults to engage and connect; and build awareness of and collaboration between existing resources.
  • Youth Success: Supports organizations and programs that encourage the achievement of all youth within the community throughout a student’s education (cradle to career); address disparities across youth educational outcomes; provide equitable access to scholarships; and engage communities by strengthening youth leadership and providing educational activities for parent and caretakers.
     

How to Apply?

To preview the application requirements and committee schedules, click the button below. Please note, no data can be saved while on preview mode. You will need to create an account in order to apply. 
 

IMPORTANT: In light of the current CDC and Texas public health recommendations surrounding COVID-19, the San Antonio Area Foundation is extending the deadlines for the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Member application to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 3

 
If you would like to apply, simply create an account or if you already have an account with The San Antonio Area Foundation's online grant portal, please click the button below. 
 
IMPORTANT: In light of the current CDC and Texas public health recommendations surrounding COVID-19, the San Antonio Area Foundation is extending the deadlines for the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Member application to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 3.
 

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