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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Area Foundation Helps Unique College Accessibility Program Get Off The Ground

August 30, 2021 Comments Off on Area Foundation Helps Unique College Accessibility Program Get Off The Ground

By Kiko Martinez SAN ANTONIO — Kaylah Smith has always loved animals, specifically marine life. She spent many summers with her family at the ocean off the coast of South…

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Why I Started A Scholarship Fund With The Area Foundation

August 27, 2021 Comments Off on Why I Started A Scholarship Fund With The Area Foundation

By Edward D. Esparza SAN ANTONIO —  As the eldest of eight siblings and the first to graduate from college, I knew back during my days at Highlands High School in…

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Investing In Our Youth Through Academic Success

August 27, 2021 Comments Off on Investing In Our Youth Through Academic Success

By Hernán Rozemberg SAN ANTONIO – Tiffany Padilla always dreamed of getting a college degree to reach her career goal of becoming a youth counselor. But following her father’s stroke…

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To The Brink And Back: A Little Help Goes A Long Way

August 26, 2021 Comments Off on To The Brink And Back: A Little Help Goes A Long Way

By Jorge Corona NEW YORK CITY — The acceptance letter was effusive: “Congratulations! Welcome to the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Film MFA program!” As much as I welcomed that…

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Area Foundation Leader Wins Renaissance with the Stars 2021 and Supports Cause

August 24, 2021 Comments Off on Area Foundation Leader Wins Renaissance with the Stars 2021 and Supports Cause
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By Angel Martinez SAN ANTONIO — “I’m Lisa Brunsvold, the VP of Development and Donor Services at the San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAFDN). It’s been my privilege to work alongside the…

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