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.


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


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


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


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

Riding Is Life

Area Foundation’s Live 2 Ride Fund Supports Cycling For A Safer & Accessible SA


Ommy Strauch Photo

Getting Down To Business

Former SAAFdn Board Member Christina Strauch Provided Key Organizational Structure Leadership


Obscured No More

Area Foundation Sponsors New Witte Museum Exhibition On Black Cowboys

Lifting Up Youth Voice

Area Foundation Trains High School Students In Philanthropy

Impact Stories

Area Foundation Supports Making San Antonio Safer & Accessible Through Cycling

By Travis E. Poling SAN ANTONIO — In May 2019, cyclists, civic leaders and government officials assembled for the launch…



Finding Funders Training

In our library, at the historic Pearl, we offer access to Candid’s Foundation Center Directory. This online tool helps you find funding opportunities throughout the U.S. Before coming to our library, take this course to learn how to use the system.

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2020 Impact

awarded to nonprofits
in 2020

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.

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