Community Initiatives No matter where you choose to direct your gift, you will enrich our community for generations to come.

We are part of a tomorrow that starts today.

You may be passionate about supporting the arts, education, animals, the environment, or another wonderful cause. No matter where you choose to direct your gift, you will enrich our community for generations to come.

When you contribute to the Area Foundation, you join forces with other donors to achieve the greatest possible impact. 

Support local households in need of plumbing repairs.

Strengthen the community through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Safeguard local arts and cultural organizations through this strategic recovery fund that will mitigate economic, cultural and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Co-Invest in Our Community Grantmaking Funds

Help us build a city where San Antonio residents are deeply connected, have equitable opportunities to thrive, and contribute to the vitality of the community. 

Using trust-based philanthropic principles to guide our grant efforts, the San Antonio Area Foundation invests in the nonprofit community through funds established by caring donors who entrust us with their philanthropic goals. 

Our work is centered on understanding our community needs, building relationships with our stakeholders and being responsive to the feedback we obtain regarding our processes.

You can lend your support to co-invest gifts of any amount in our existing community funds to maximize your impact over a broad sector.

Support Other Local Initiatives

These philanthropic funds are hosted at the San Antonio Area Foundation but are directly advised by local partners.

CHEF - Culinary Health Education for Families

Help build a healthier San Antonio by supporting this organization that provides cooking classes to children and families.

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City of San Antonio Workforce and Education Fund

Support community agencies providing workforce training and education resources.

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Latino Foundation of San Antonio

Enhance Latino economic, cultural, civic, and philanthropic leadership.

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Live to Ride

Support shared roads for safer streets in our community

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San Antonio Area African American Community Fund

Promote and enhance the quality of living of the African American community.

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Women and Girls Development Fund

Promote and empower girls and women to advance as leaders in our community.

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