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All Quick Connections will take place from 9 - 9:20 a.m. CST. To join these calls, please dial 1-712-775-7031. Our meeting ID is 979-500-399. Please note, you do not have to R.S.V.P. to join the calls.

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Inside the Community: LISC, Predatory Lending, Open Table

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July 15, 2015 - Dennis E. Noll, President & CEO and Heather C. Diehl, Donor Relations Officer - Engagement for the San Antonio Area Foundation shared the Area Foundation's work with Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC), predatory lending and Open Table.

Building Stronger Nonprofits

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April 15, 2015 - Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Director of Education and Strengthening Nonprofits for the San Antonio Area Foundation shared recent developments with our Strengthening Nonprofits Initiative. Learn how we have helped many San Antonio nonprofits become efficient and focused in delivering their program services to the community. 

Why Have a Will?


Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - Kathleen Finck, Director of Gift Planning at the San Antonio Area Foundation spoke about the importance of having a will. 

Nonprofit Certification Programs

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - Pershama Dailey, Manager of Training and Support and Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Ph.D., Director of Capacity Building at the San Antonio Area Foundation share information on the nonprofit certification programs available for nonprofit professionals.

The Big Give S.A.

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On April 28, 2016, Kate Edwards, Director of Marketing and Communications at the San Antonio Area Foundation shared details about the largest giving day in South Central Texas, The Big Give S.A.

College Success Initiative

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June 30, 2016 - Michelle Lugalia-Hollon, Director of Program Initiatives at the San Antonio Area Foundation spoke about our College Success Initiative, an initiative that aims at supporting our scholarship recipients, specifically first generation or low-income students, to increase college graduation rates. Download PPT with results of pilot program. 

Excel Beyond the Bell

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September 29, 2016 - Ryan Lugalia-Hollon, Executive Director of Exel Beyond the Bell, shares the vision for San Antonio to be the top U.S. city for youth to learn, grow and thrive. The work of Excel Beyond the Bell brings together nonprofit organizations that serve youth in out-of-school time programs. With 40 local nonprofits currently committed, the dedicated team is working together on shared goals with shared measurement to ensure that youth have access to high quality programs that help them succeed in life. 

Connect + Ability at Warm Springs

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Thursday, November 3, 2016 - Dawn Dixon, executive director of Connect + Ability at Warm Springs shares the organization's efforts to serve children and adults with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and amputations. 

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