San Antonio Area African American Community Fund

Uniting and inspiring African Americans' involvement in philanthropy

The San Antonio Area African American Community Fund (SAAAACF) began in 2008 under the leadership of the San Antonio Area Foundation staff, board members and a dedicated steering committee of respected African American leaders. Since inception, this outreach fund has distributed more than $90,000 in grants to charitable programs improving the lives of African Americans.

Uniting our community

Dedicated volunteers are engaged in fund development and strategic direction for the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund. The fund hosts an annual fundraising event, Renaissance with the Stars, a ballroom dance competition.Donate to the fund

Supporting nonprofits with grants

Through grants, the fund supports nonprofit organizations that serve African Americans in arts/culture, community development, education, health and social/human services. Nonprofit organizations can apply for a grant from the fund on an annual basis. 

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Our steering committee

Bobby Blount, Fund Chair, The MITRE Corporation

Henry Boone, Turner Construction Company

Scott Bridgest, USAA

Akeem Brown, SAGE

Marva Crisp, RWTS Co-Chair

Dr. Sharon Crockett Ray, St. Philips College

Paul Fletcher, Langley & Banack

Dr. Debbie Hamilton, Northeast Lakeview College

Velma Willoughby Kemp, Grants Chair

Terrence Littlefield, RWTS Co-Chair, Basic Prep Academy

Joseph Millhouse

Oanh Maroney-Omitade, Methodist Healthcare Ministries

Na'Shon Mitchell, USAA

Adaku Okoro

Wayne Terry, HEB

Ellen J. Ward, Joeris General Contractors

Tracy L. Watts, St. Philips

Ed L. White, Jr.


303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

The San Antonio Area Foundation helps donors achieve their charitable goals for the greater benefit of the community.

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