Tag: San Antonio Area Foundation

Area Foundation announces funding cycle devoted to operating funds for nonprofits

Nonprofits attended one of five information sessions held in late June to learn about the San Antonio Area Foundation’s 2019 funding cycle. The information sessions included an overview of how the Area Foundation is preparing to align to new areas of interest while advancing equity. While funding cycles are typically of great interest to the nonprofit community, this cycle was especially well-received due to… Read more »

Meet Dorian R. Williams : our new Learning and Development Manager

Meet Dorian R. WilliamsWelcome our new Learning and Development Manager Dorian Williams, Ph.D., was born and raised in San Antonio, and is a graduate of Judson High School, where he was an all-state football and track standout.  After a short collegiate track career at UTSA, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and later received his commission as the Air Force’s first African American… Read more »

Women & Girls Development Fund – Supporting nonprofits focused on leadership development of women and girls with grants

The Women & Girls Development Fund’s (WGDF) objective is to empower women and girls to advance as leaders in our community. Through our grants, the fund supports nonprofits that promote a broader concept of leadership, one free of gender bias that speaks to empowerment of others and includes self-leadership as a foundation for the leadership of others. We invite you to apply for a… Read more »

Supervisory and Management Certificate

A five-month series of nine focused, in-depth sessions will culminate in earning a supervisory and management certificate. The San Antonio Area Foundation, in partnership with the H-E-B School of Business and Administration at the University of the Incarnate Word, offers a professional, non-academic certificate for mid-level and/or first-time nonprofit managers. This 30-hour program is designed to equip nonprofit staff with the management and supervisory… Read more »

Shape your organizational culture – Discover strategies based on latest research

How does a value-based culture impact both employee and organizational performance? Explore the ethical dimensions that shape culture at our Organizational Ethics and Values workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 26. This course incorporates the latest research on ethical or value-based organizational culture to understand its importance and positive impact on employees and organizational performance. In this course, we’ll review the conceptual underpinnings of ethical and value-based… Read more »

Six San Antonio nonprofits awarded capital grants of $3M from the the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation

Six nonprofit organizations received a combined $3 million for future capital projects. The gifts were a result of the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation. Area Foundation board members and staff, John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation committee members, and Santikos Enterprises representatives visited the six nonprofits the week of Aug. 6 with award checks in hand.  These… Read more »

Learn how to take some of the data your organization is collecting and lay it out in a way that is coherent to your supporters

Do you want to share your nonprofit’s impact? Attend our Data Visualization workshop on Thursday, Aug. 16. This workshop will dive into the way people process content and the information they are seeking. In this workshop we will learn how to take some of the data your organization is collecting and lay it out in a way that is coherent to your supporters. Numbers… Read more »

San Antonio Area Foundation’s Annual Responsive Grant deadline is July 20

Annual responsive grants are awarded in two grant cycles on an annual basis in the areas of: animal services, arts and culture, children and youth, community-at-large, medicine and healthcare, and seniors. Those eligible to submit applications include nonprofit organizations exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, schools, churches or governmental bodies that serve Bexar and the following surrounding… Read more »

Design your annual budget

Use your budget as a planning tool to reach short and long-term financial goals. Take our Budget Basics workshop on Thursday, June 14, to learn how you can create an effective budget process that aligns with your programs and mission. An annual budget is a planning tool that helps nonprofit organizations develop short-term financial plans to reflect and reach long-term financial goals related to… Read more »

Gear up for grant applications

Looking for funding in animal services, arts and culture, or community-at-large? Attend one of two information meetings to learn about the Annual Responsive Grants cycle two process. Meetings will be held Wednesday, June 13 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14  |  2 – 4 p.m. Senior Responsive Grant Making will occur in early August. The intent is to intentionally align our senior… Read more »

Define fundraising expectations workshop on April 17, 2018

Discover how to create a culture of philanthropy at our Fundraising: Whose Responsibility Is It? workshop on Tuesday, April 17. This workshop will explore the different roles and responsibilities related to fundraising and how to submit a grant proposal. The workshop will be held at the San Antonio Area Foundation at the Pearl, from 9am-12pm.  Fundraising is a critical component to the health of… Read more »

Please participate in the San Antonio Not-for-Profit Wage and Benefit Survey

You’re invited to take part in Werling Associates, Inc.’s 2018 San Antonio Not-for-Profit Wage and Benefit Survey. This survey is part of a continuing effort to provide nonprofit agencies of San Antonio with a thorough analysis of job-specific compensation data. Participants will receive a free copy of the report, valued at over $100. Survey deadline is Friday, May 4. The survey is sponsored by… Read more »

Board expert to lead boot camp

Learn what it takes to govern efficiently Be part of Board Boot Camp on Saturday, April 21. Jennifer Moriarty, the founder of Moriarty Consulting Group, will lead board members and executive directors through the fundamentals of effective board governance the basic roles and responsibilities of a board strategies for building effective board structures. $5.1M raised during Big GiveOver 600 nonprofits participated in 24 hours of… Read more »