Mission and Vision
OUR MISSION: Where Giving and Community Connect.
The San Antonio Area Foundation serves as your most trusted and impactful philanthropic partner.
Since 1964, we have been connecting charitable individuals, families, and businesses to nonprofits and student scholars through over 500 funds and over $1B in assets.
HOW WE SUPPORT NONPROFITS
You are focused on your mission to improve our community. We support, strengthen and sustain your mission in a variety of ways. The San Antonio Area Foundation supports nonprofit through grants, strengthens nonprofits through a variety of capacity building services and sustains organizations with financial tools.
We use trust-based philanthropy principles to make grants from our funds with help from our donors, to nonprofit organizations in Bexar County and the following surrounding counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina and Wilson.
We know that strong nonprofit organizations have a positive and powerful impact on our community. To strengthen organizations and staff, we offer:
Affordable professional development
Certificate Programs in General Nonprofit Management, Fundraising and Grant Writing
A supervisory and management program for mid-level managers taught by university faculty
Usage of meeting and training space up to once per month
A resource library with printed and online, subscription-based resources
A nonprofit membership program that includes additional benefits to enhance our partnership
Leadership on pressing community issues through our key investments. We bring organizations together for maximum impact.
Nonprofit executive leadership programs
Nonprofit board training programs
We sustain organizations by providing specialized financial services, as well as executive and board training programs.