Giving Options You can see immediate impact with a gift today, or leave a lasting legacy with a planned gift.

Giving Options

You decide what you want to give, when you want to give it. The San Antonio Area Foundation offers flexible giving options. We can accept a variety of assets, from the most simple to the most complex. When you make a contribution to the Area Foundation, you join forces with other donors to achieve the greatest possible impact. 

Scholarship Fund

Scholarships are just one of the many types of funds managed at the Area Foundation, and this year some of our scholarship recipients videotaped their gratitude to share with their donors. Here is a sneak peek of what their scholarship donors are seeing


Think about what you’d like to support.


Decide what type of gift you’d like to give.


Let us know! Contact us so we can help you choose a type of fund that is right for you.

More Options Than You Think

A surprise to many people, cash is not always the best gift. Gifts of appreciated stock, for example, may give you a larger dollar-for-dollar charitable deduction and an exemption from capital gains taxes on the appreciation.


Give to a Community Fund

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

Give Now

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 be enriching our community for generations to come. We're grateful for your foresight and generosity. Thank you for your gift.

Give by Mail

Mail your check payable to the San Antonio Area Foundation, 303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114, San Antonio, TX 78215. Please write the name of the fund or designation in the memo line.

Give Online

Contribute online with your MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover card to any fund or initiative at the Area Foundation. Your transaction is safe and secure and processed through a VeriSign secure server.

Give with a Variety of Assets

The Area Foundation accepts a variety of different assets for donations to a fund.

Give Other Ways

Give Later