Our three community outreach funds promote philanthropy by and for under-represented and under-served communities in the San Antonio area.
Our three community outreach funds promote philanthropy by and for under-represented and under-served communities in the San Antonio area. Each outreach fund engages volunteers to increase awareness, provide opportunities for involvement and raise funds to award grants and sustain programs in their particular areas of interest.
The community outreach funds are hosted at the San Antonio Area Foundation but are directed by volunteer leaders from the community, each with their own independent steering committees and initiatives.
The mission of the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund (SAAAACF) is to promote and advocate for financial philanthropy to enhance the quality of living of the African American community in the San Antonio Area.
The San Antonio Area Foundation has partnered with San Antonio Area African American Community Fund (SAAAACF) and Community Information Now to publish a report describing the state of the African American community in Bexar County. The report will address various indicators over topics with in the San Antonio African American community such as population, education, employment and income, business and workforce development, health, housing, justice, and social issues.
A designated SAAAACF Fund addressing people in need of legal, social justice support in the San Antonio Area African American Community.
Provides annual funding for the execution of SAAAACF goals and activities. This fund supports the SAAAACF Grant Program for nonprofits, the African American Dream Maker Fund, and other giving programs. The fund also provides the budget for the major fundraising events including the Renaissance with the Stars Gala, Rising Professions Juneteenth Celebration and Fundraiser and other community engagements.
A permanent invested pool of money to provide a long-term source of income in perpetuity to support SAAAACF mission. It builds the philanthropy pathway to sustain the grant giving to nonprofits, resources for African American owned businesses, community events and other serving initiatives.
To learn more about the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund’s programs and volunteer opportunities, please visit their website at www.saaaacf.org.