Registration is now open for Board Boot Camp! This day-long training will take place on Saturday, April 21. Board Boot Camp provides board members and executive directors with expert advice and the comprehensive tools to ensure your organization’s success.
In fiction, everything is seen through the eyes of a character, which makes characterization one of the most important elements of fiction.
Philanthropy Outlook 2018 & 2019 report presents potential scenarios, what to watch
Three hundred years ago the city of San Antonio was founded as a strategic outpost of presidios defending the colonial interests of northern New Spain and missions advancing Christian conversion. The city’s missions bear architectural witness to the time of their founding, but few have walked these sites without wondering who once lived there, what they saw, valued, and thought.
Women of the World Poetry Slam Event Coordinator Candy Zantea
will help you craft a stage presence that shines.
Thanks to Methodist Healthcare for sponsoring San Antonio Sports. They support the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Tribute and will be the title sponsor of Beyond the Game in the fall. And, thank you to the Red McCombs Foundation for their valuable and loyal support of i play! afterschool. Their grant supporting i play! afterschool helps us provide free programming to some of the most underserved populations in our city.
The cultural generation gap between the young and the old can exacerbate the competition for resources because the rise in the number of senior dependents is occurring more rapidly among whites than among minorities, for whom dependent children is a larger issue.
We’ve kicked our spring season off with a bang. Keep the ball rolling with diverse lit and poetry performance workshops, the return of Soup’s On!, and more to come! Feb 24: WRITING PAST CLICHE: DIVERSE LIT FOR DIVERSE AUDIENCES The world is ready for diverse literature-and for you to join the movement. Reshape your representation of groups diverse in gender, race, disability, and religious background… Read more »
Momentum is building for ChildSafe’s Cardboard Kids campaign, a community-wide effort to heighten awareness of child abuse and neglect, an issue that continues to plague Bexar County. Cardboard Kids are memorable 2-foot high cardboard kid cutouts that citizens PICK-UP, DECORATE and DISPLAY on April 5. ChildSafe is asking the entire community to be a part of this campaign to help them reach their goal… Read more »
Harold Amos was the first African-American to chair a department at Harvard Medical School. Honor his legacy and create yours. The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program believes the health care landscape requires diverse leadership. The program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Applications are now open for the 2018 cohort of… Read more »
Martin hopes to increase awareness and support of Special Olympics Texas and to advance the mission of providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and support programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
It’s time to start thinking about our 20th Anniversary Celebration, “Brew on the Bayou” once again! As I’m sure you remember, Brew’s initial date last fall was postponed thanks to Harvey flooding GCBO. But now we are rescheduled and good to go for SATURDAY MARCH 10th from 4-8 pm! JOIN US: Celebrate 20 years of conservation with our brew tasting evening event which… Read more »
Gifts from Alumni Rose 14.5 Percent and Reached $11.37 Billion
Gifts for Capital Purposes Increased 12.3 Percent Current Operations Gifts Inched Up 2.6 percent
No Texas Universities made the top 20. YIKES
Research from Women’s Philanthropy Institute highlights shared characteristics among high-net-worth female donors
Article Author: Final Four San Antonio
Texas State University President Denise M. Trauth has joined at least 10 other Texas university presidents/chancellors in co-signing a letter from the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to U.S. Senator John Cornyn urging his support for bringing the Dream Act (S. 1615) to a floor vote before February 8. In joining the other signatories, Texas State supports normalizing the status of deserving… Read more »
The foundation will award up to ten nonprofits with a two-year grant to employ a fellow (a recent master’s degree recipient, or an individual with lived experience of mental health and/or substance use conditions).
Two upcoming grant opportunities from the Laura Jane Musser Fund.
Arlington, VA Respondents to an annual survey on foundation salaries and demographics indicated that one in three foundation staff was between the ages of 50-64 last year, and one in four came from a racial or ethnic minority background. The analysis, part of data collected annually in the Council on Foundations’ Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report, has for three decades been an important tool… Read more »
UT Health San Antonio has announced a $25 million gift from Lowry and Peggy Mays in support of the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center. Awarded through the Mays Family Foundation, the gift includes support for an endowment for a director’s position and up to ten new endowed faculty chairs. The gift also will establish the Mays Cancer Center Excellence Endowment, which will support… Read more »