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Standing Proud: Area Foundation Support Strengthens Local LGBTQI+ Community

June 25, 2022 Comments Off on Standing Proud: Area Foundation Support Strengthens Local LGBTQI+ Community

By Kiko Martinez SAN ANTONIO ¾ Ellen White was 60 when she first came out as a transgender woman four years ago.  She turned to The Pride Center San Antonio for help on her…

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Free At Last: Juneteenth Celebrates African American Cultural Contributions to San Antonio

June 16, 2022 Comments Off on Free At Last: Juneteenth Celebrates African American Cultural Contributions to San Antonio

By Edward Cortez SAN ANTONIO — If you haven’t heard of Juneteenth, the San Antonio Area Foundation supports the efforts of a local nonprofit seeking to educate our community about this new federal…

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Older Americans Month: Area Foundation’s SALSA Program Cares for Caregivers 

May 26, 2022 Comments Off on Older Americans Month: Area Foundation’s SALSA Program Cares for Caregivers 

By Blithe Wiley SAN ANTONIO ¾ Established in 2016, the San Antonio Area Foundation’s Successfully Aging and Living in San Antonio (SALSA)collective impact coalition was created to increase leadership, collaboration and funding to…

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On A Mission: Area Foundation’s New Path Toward Community Leadership & Service

May 23, 2022 Comments Off on On A Mission: Area Foundation’s New Path Toward Community Leadership & Service

By James T. Hill SAN ANTONIO — My friend and iconic local businessman, Tom Frost, used to speak about the stark differences in our beloved city in terms of whether…

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An Aging Conundrum: Is San Antonio Ready for 2034?

May 21, 2022 Comments Off on An Aging Conundrum: Is San Antonio Ready for 2034?
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By Patricia Mejia and Jane Paccione According to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2034, older adults (65+) will outnumber children for the first time in our nation’s history.  What does…

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San Antonio Area Foundation Helps Inspirational Arts Nonprofits Recover From The Pandemic 

April 21, 2022 Comments Off on San Antonio Area Foundation Helps Inspirational Arts Nonprofits Recover From The Pandemic 

By Kiko Martinez SAN ANTONIO — Local cultural arts nonprofit organization Somos Cultura y Mas faced having to scratch its popular annual Fiesta event this year due to the pandemic’s…

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Women’s History Month: Area Foundation Boosts Girl Power Through Women & Girls Development Fund

March 29, 2022 Comments Off on Women’s History Month: Area Foundation Boosts Girl Power Through Women & Girls Development Fund
Women and Girls

By Blithe Wiley SAN ANTONIO — When business consultant Celina Montoya joined the Steering Committee of the San Antonio Area Foundation’s Women & Girls Development Fund, she was surprised to…

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Area Foundation Invests in SA’s Critical Workforce Needs

March 19, 2022 Comments Off on Area Foundation Invests in SA’s Critical Workforce Needs
Blue Meridian

By Hernán Rozemberg SAN ANTONIO — The City of San Antonio’s Ready to Work program is a great new tool meant to address growing workforce needs, primarily stemming from the lingering economic impact…

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Building A Legacy: Area Foundation’s Scholarships Program Reaches New Heights

February 11, 2022 Comments Off on Building A Legacy: Area Foundation’s Scholarships Program Reaches New Heights
Legacy Scholarship Fund

By Hernán Rozemberg LAREDO — It was such big news that the San Antonio Area Foundation took to the road to spread the word far and wide. Last fall, the…

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Taking It From The Top: Diverse Cohort Completes Area Foundation Executive Leadership Program

December 20, 2021 Comments Off on Taking It From The Top: Diverse Cohort Completes Area Foundation Executive Leadership Program
Guy Clumpner

By Cecilia Martinez SAN ANTONIO — Congratulations to this year’s slate of local CEOs and senior-level managers for completing this year’s HOLT Advanced Leadership Program!  This year’s 28-member cohort was…

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