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San Antonio Area Foundation Empowers Youth-Serving Nonprofits

June 28, 2021 Comments Off on San Antonio Area Foundation Empowers Youth-Serving Nonprofits
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Grant funding provides almost $500,000 to more than a dozen community organizations SAN ANTONIO — More than a dozen youth-serving community nonprofit organizations were selected for first-ever Youth Leadership Development grants as part of a large-scale $8 million effort to ensure that all youngsters in our area grow up with a real chance to reach their…

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Area Foundation Offers Leadership Training For Our Times

June 2, 2021 Comments Off on Area Foundation Offers Leadership Training For Our Times
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Largest & most diverse group in program history tackles leading amid transition & uncertainty SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Area Foundation, in partnership with HOLT CAT’s exclusive training curriculum, kick off our area’s premiere executive leadership program on June 3. More than two dozen nonprofit agency top bosses have been selected to participate in this year’s…

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Study: Scholarship Program Increased College Enrollment & Graduation Rates While Lowering Loan Debt

May 28, 2021 Comments Off on Study: Scholarship Program Increased College Enrollment & Graduation Rates While Lowering Loan Debt
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SAN ANTONIO — A little financial assistance goes a long way toward helping youth realize their college dreams. That’s according to a new study commissioned by the San Antonio Area Foundation through The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Urban Education Institute examining San Antonio’s most wide-ranging collection of community scholarships offered to college-bound students.  The San…

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San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship

May 26, 2021 Comments Off on San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Multimillion-Dollar Scholarship
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New Legacy Scholarship to Assist Students in Bexar and Webb Counties SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Area Foundation announced a new multimillion-dollar scholarship bequest available to students in Bexar and Webb counties. The newly created program will become one of the largest student scholarships not just in our region but also nationally.  Annually, the…

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Area Foundation & City of San Antonio Team Up to Help Winter Freeze Victims

February 24, 2021 Comments Off on Area Foundation & City of San Antonio Team Up to Help Winter Freeze Victims
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Charitable Fund and Relief Program Target City’s Most Vulnerable Residents The country’s seventh-largest city was hit hard by last week’s severe winter storm, heavy snow, and freezing temperatures. Snow and ice unfortunately led to countless frozen pipes and water damage, and families are now struggling to pay for critical plumbing repairs.  Even though the city’s…

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

December 9, 2020 Comments Off on Study: Local nonprofit organizations contribute $6 billion to local economy
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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 COVID-19 has delivered a one-two punch to the city’s nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits that serve the community are simultaneously being called on to drastically increase help for the people they serve, as…

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San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Four New Board Members

November 20, 2020 Comments Off on San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Four New Board Members
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The San Antonio Area Foundation announces the appointment of four new members to the board of directors. Joining the board of directors are Michael J. Bolner, Barbara “Barbie” O’Connor, Gurpaul Singh and Suzanne Wade. “Our four newest board member each bring unique and strategic strengths to the Area Foundation,” said Marjie M. French, chief executive…

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San Antonio Area Foundation releases free 60-page guide for caregivers of older adults

September 3, 2020 Comments Off on San Antonio Area Foundation releases free 60-page guide for caregivers of older adults
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“A Caregiver’s Toolkit” offers tips, local resources to help manage challenges of providing care for a loved one If you help an older adult with things like picking up groceries, driving to doctor appointments, paying bills or even getting dressed, you are a caregiver. Family caregiving impacts the physical and mental health, finances, career and…

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COVID-19 Response Fund Boosts Local Nonprofits With $13M Infusion

August 25, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Response Fund Boosts Local Nonprofits With $13M Infusion
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San Antonio non-profit organizations helping those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have received $13.4 million in the last five months, thanks to the generosity of donors working with the San Antonio Area Foundation. The Area Foundation has helped numerous charitable organizations, foundations and individual donors offer a swift response to the coronavirus outbreak by supporting…

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San Antonio Area Foundation awards $3.4 million in scholarships to 659 San Antonio area students

June 17, 2020 Comments Off on San Antonio Area Foundation awards $3.4 million in scholarships to 659 San Antonio area students
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Tiffany Padilla, who just graduated from high school, is on her way to Dallas Baptist University, where she’ll enroll in an accelerated program to earn her undergraduate and graduate degrees and become a children’s counselor. Tiffany always dreamed of getting a college degree for a career working with children. But ever since her father had…

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