Month: September 2021

Monuments & Music: Area Foundation Helps Connect SA Youth To Community And Well-Being

September 30, 2021 Comments Off on Monuments & Music: Area Foundation Helps Connect SA Youth To Community And Well-Being
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By Travis Poling SAN ANTONIO – Young San Antonians are benefiting from the arts in the creation of meaningful monuments and musical training with counseling as part of two programs funded by recent Artist Fellowship grants from the San Antonio Area Foundation. At the Centers for Applied Science and Technology (CAST), the grant funds the “Monuments”…

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And The Winners are…

September 30, 2021 Comments Off on And The Winners are…
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By Cecilia Martinez SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Area Foundation is excited to announce the winners of our 2021 Student Scholarship Picture Contest!  This contest was started in 2020 as a way to engage scholarship recipients to “give thanks” to the owners of the fund that provided them a scholarship in a fun and…

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Leaders of Tomorrow: Area Foundation Grants Strengthen Youth Programs

September 28, 2021 Comments Off on Leaders of Tomorrow: Area Foundation Grants Strengthen Youth Programs

By Kiko Martinez SAN ANTONIO — Putting to good use their new Area Foundation Youth Leadership Development (YLD) grants, the YMCA of Greater San Antonio, Good Samaritan Community Services and Communities in Schools – San Antonio are all doing their part to build our community’s future leaders. With its grant, the YMCA of Greater San Antonio is…

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Latino Foundation of San Antonio: On A Mission To Diversify C-Suites & Corporate Boards

September 22, 2021 Comments Off on Latino Foundation of San Antonio: On A Mission To Diversify C-Suites & Corporate Boards

By Hernán Rozemberg SAN ANTONIO — One would think that, as the country’s largest Hispanic-majority large metro in the country, the Alamo City would be a national role model as to Latino involvement in top decision-making civic and business echelons. Alas, such is not the case. In fact, our community still has a long way to…

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A Celebration of SA heARTS: The San Antonio Museum of Art

September 16, 2021 Comments Off on A Celebration of SA heARTS: The San Antonio Museum of Art

By Emilie Dujour SAN ANTONIO — As our community continues trying to stage a comeback from last year’s socioeconomic devastation caused by the pandemic, we should not forget the need to help maintain a strong and vibrant local arts and culture sector. The pandemic does not seem to relent, now with the Delta Variant continuing…

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Girl Power: Area Foundation Grants Empower Young Girls And Women

September 15, 2021 Comments Off on Girl Power: Area Foundation Grants Empower Young Girls And Women

By Kiko Martinez  SAN ANTONIO — Young women and girls across San Antonio are being empowered thanks to  Youth Leadership Development grants awarded to youth-serving nonprofits by the San Antonio Area Foundation. Through these grants, nonprofit organizations like Girls Inc. of San Antonio and Girls Scouts of Southwest Texas are elevating the voices of the youth…

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Area Foundation Supports Nonprofits Promoting STEM Learning

September 10, 2021 Comments Off on Area Foundation Supports Nonprofits Promoting STEM Learning
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By James Courtney SAN ANTONIO — As we previously reported, the Area Foundation is proud to join UP Partnership to boost, via our first-ever Youth Leadership Development (YLD) grants and Artist Fellowship grants, nonprofit organizations whose work empowers and amplifies the talents and voices of young people across our community. In what we’re calling the YLD Spotlight Series…

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$1 Million Thaw: Collaborative Campaign Aids Winter Storm Victims

September 2, 2021 Comments Off on $1 Million Thaw: Collaborative Campaign Aids Winter Storm Victims

By Edward Cortez SAN ANTONIO — Launched during the devastating February winter storm, the Community Pipe Repair Program (CPR) Fund continues to help San Antonians with emergency plumbing repairs. Following Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s direction, the San Antonio Area Foundation partnered with San Antonio Water System (SAWS) to set up the CPR Fund as a charitable…

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