Managing Philanthropic Legacy to Improve Lives
Managing Philanthropic Legacy to Improve Lives

Connecting Since 1964, we have been connecting charitable individuals, families, and businesses to nonprofits and student scholars through over 500 funds and over $1B in assets.

Giving

We invest, protect and grow your gifts so that you can support your favorite causes for years to come.

Nonprofits

We support nonprofits through grantmaking, training, research and convening.

Students

We offer over 100 scholarship funds for high school seniors and college students.

Businesses

We help businesses give back to their employees, students, nonprofits and other charities.

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New National Funding Boosts Equity For San Antonio’s Youth

Blue Meridian Partners Makes $8 Million Commitment

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Welcome, 2021-2022 Scholarship Seekers!

Scholarship applications are now open. View all our available scholarships and learn how to apply by watching the tutorial video below.

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Study Shows $6 Billion Distributed to San Antonio Economy

First-of-its-kind industry report was commissioned by the San Antonio Area Foundation in collaboration with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and other key partners

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Social Justice Fund supports African American rights

Fund focuses on victims of discrimination and abuse

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$13.4 Million to Local Nonprofits in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Thanks to the generosity of donors working with the Area Foundation.

Supporting Nonprofits We support your mission with a variety of resources, programs and investment services.

Supporting Philanthropy We’re here to help you achieve your charitable goals.

2019 Impact

$M
awarded to nonprofits
PEOPLE UTILIZED WELLS CENTER
$M+
awarded in scholarships
Nonprofit professionals received training

News

Study: Local nonprofit organizations contribute $6 billion to local economy

First-of-its-kind industry report was commissioned by the San Antonio Area Foundation in collaboration with the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce…

EVENTS

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2021 Managing Up

Do you ever get stuck waiting on support or action from your higher ups? This course will give you simple and clear techniques to use when working with supervisors, senior management and boards of directors to help bring clarity to problem, expedite resolution and get the show back on the road. 

2021 Managing Up

Start Your Engines – The 2021 Journey Awaits