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 New animal welfare fund at San Antonio Area Foundation named for beloved vet

 SAN ANTONIO (July 19, 2013) – Fans of a beloved veterinarian have established a new animal welfare fund in his honor at the San Antonio Area Foundation. Click here for the full news release.

 

 San Antonio Area Foundation awards $1.4 million in scholarships for 2013; new awards go to nearly 300 students

 SAN ANTONIO (June 10, 2013) – The San Antonio Area Foundation announced that it has awarded more than $1.4 million in higher education scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year. (Click here for the full news release.)   


 

 San Antonio Area Foundation announces community and research grants for 2013 totaling more than $1.2 million

(May 15, 2013) The San Antonio Area Foundation announced that it has awarded more than $1.2 million to nonprofit organizations in this year’s annual round of competitive grants. Read more.


 

Philanthropist leaves more than $7 million to Area Foundation for fund that makes grants to local charities

(May 10, 2013) A philanthropist in her will left more than $7 million to the San Antonio Area Foundation to manage in a permanent fund that will make annual grants to local charities. Read more.



 Study: $29 billion to transfer between generations in San Antonio region during next decade; Just 5 percent endowed to charity could have significant impact on communities

 (Feb. 11, 2013) The San Antonio region will see $29 billion pass between generations during the next decade, as today’s population ages, according to a recently completed study. Read more.

 


 

San Antonio Area Foundation unveils new headquarters designed to help donors, charities create positive change in community

(Jan. 23, 2013) – The San Antonio Area Foundation has made a move with a purpose. Read more.

 


 

Program that help students on path to high school graduation receive funds from San Antonio Area Foundation

(Jan. 9, 2013) – Programs aimed at improving the area’s high school graduation rate by helping students stay on the right path have received a total of $311,722 in new grant awards from the San Antonio Area Foundation. Read more


San Antonio Area Foundation announces Board of Directors for 2013

(Dec. 6, 2012) - The San Antonio Area Foundation has named its Board of Directors for 2013. Read more


San Antonio Area Foundation awards $1.3 million in scholarships for 2012; New awards go to 200 students

 (June 14, 2012) The San Antonio Area Foundation announced that it has awarded more than $1.3 million in higher education scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year. Read more

 


 

 San Antonio Area Foundation announces plans to move to Pearl

 (Oct. 25, 2011) – The San Antonio Area Foundation announces today it will move into a new home at Pearl in the summer of 2012. The added space and more accessible location make it possible for the Area Foundation to expand existing programs and initiatives to better serve San Antonio and South Texas. Read more


New Strengthening Nonprofits Initiative Awards First Grants

 

Area Foundation demonstrated its commitment to the nonprofit community by recently awarding 61 grants to area nonprofit agencies from its new Strengthening Nonprofits Initiative: Phase I. Read More 

 


San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Grant Awards to Nonprofits

 SAN ANTONIO, TX (2011) – The San Antonio Area Foundation is pleased to announce the results of the competitive grant distribution process awarding a total of $984,858 with 79 awards to 76 nonprofit organizations serving Bexar County and surrounding counties. Read More


 San Antonio Area Foundation Announces Scholarship Awards

SAN ANTONIO, TX (2011) The San Antonio Area Foundation is pleased to announce scholarship awards totaling $800,000 to almost 400 deserving students, in San Antonio, South Texas, Missouri and Florida. Read more


San Antonio Area Foundation Hosts Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center

  SAN ANTONIO, TX (05.09.11)In collaboration with the Bob Woodruff Foundation, the San Antonio Area Foundation hosted a discussion with Dr. James Wells, Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director of the nation’s fifth VA Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC). Read more 


San Antonio Area Foundation's Center for Nonprofit Support Acquires New Fundraising Library 

SAN ANTONIO, TX (04.6.11) - The San Antonio Area Foundation’s Center for Nonprofit Support (CNS) has received a collection of books on fundraising and philanthropy from the Association of Fundraising Professional (AFP) Pierpont-Welde Affiliate Library. Read more
 


San Antonio Area Foundation to host 2011 Veterans Service Academy

Colonel David Sutherland, Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to keynote

SAN ANTONIO (02.25.11) - The San Antonio Area Foundation proudly announces the 2011 Veterans Service Academy, March 7 and 8, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio. US Army Colonel David Sutherland, Special Assistant, Warrior and Family Support Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be keynote speaker. Lead sponsorship for the conference is generously provided by The Boeing Company. Read more
 


TRIAD FUND COLLABORATION RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD

San Antonio Area Foundation honored as co-recipient of Critical Impact Award

SAN ANTONIO, TX – In recognition for their innovative collaboration supporting Texas nonprofit organizations serving military families impacted by deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan, the San Antonio Area Foundation was honored as co-recipient of the 2010 Critical Impact Award by the Council on Foundations. Read more