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Where Giving and Community Connect

Partner with the San Antonio Area Foundation to achieve your charitable goals

We are working towards a San Antonio where everyone, from any background, has the opportunity to thrive – in their lives and in their work.

You can help us achieve that vision and change lives for the better through the power of community by contributing to a Fund or initiative, or leaving a gift in your estate plans to the San Antonio Area Foundation.

Benefits of becoming part of the Area Foundation family:

Easy, simple giving

We make it easy for you to manage your philanthropy so that you can support your favorite causes. Our funds help people invest in the causes they care the most about. We are able to accept a wide variety of assets and can work with your professional advisor to create highly effective approaches to charitable giving.

Giving Options

Grantmaking guidance and support

We offer expertise on our community's needs and the programs addressing these needs thanks to our deep roots in the area. You have access to our charitable expertise, and it’s just a phone call away. If you have questions, concerns or ideas, or if you need guidance on various giving options or nonprofit causes, our development and donor services staff will provide personalized service tailored to your charitable and financial interests.

Achieve Your charitable goals

Help with growing your fund

We can help you grow your fund based on your charitable goals. We multiply the impact of your gift dollars by pooling them with other gifts and grants.

Financials and Investments

Estate Planning          

Share your love of your favorite organization or cause with the next generation by leaving a planned gift. We will firmly honor your charitable intentions and ensure that your gift used in the way that you intended. If you would like to talk to us about leaving a gift in your will or by another means, get in touch. We can work with you to plan for the future.

Planned Giving

Lisa Brunsvold

Lisa Brunsvold

Vice President, Development and Donor Services

Donor impact

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distributed in grants and scholarships in 2019
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distributed to our community since 1964

Learn more about how you can make a difference in your community:

Have more questions? We're here to help!

Online access to your fund

Our secure donor portal lets you view your fund activity, submit new grant recommendations and view past grants. Please contact us if you need assistance setting up or accessing your online account.