San Antonio Area Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Philanthropy

Location: 110 Broadway Suite #230 San Antonio TX 78205 USA

Mission: Helping donors achieve their charitable goals for the greater benefit of the Community.
Programs: A combined effort with the City of San Antonio to have a "No Kill" city by 2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

14 people found this review helpful

This is a great community foundation. The staff is progressive and they have been a tremendous support for nonprofits in the San Antonio community. They are being very proactive in helping nonprofit organizations with operating expenses this year due to the poor economy. Other foundations should take their lead. They have participated in dialogs and workshops between foundations and nonprofits and are extremely open in finding ways that they can partner with us even with the restraints they themselves have with lower revenue from investments. Kudos to them.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

They have helped a local nonprofit who lost their United Way funding get back on their feet. They not only fund nonprofits, but they have provided guidance, and other support. They are so dedicated.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Getting to know them.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Dedicated, knowledgeable. Real human beings. Many foundations are unapproachable, they are not like that. They are truly committed to doing a great job of stewardship for their donors.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Do much more for the community, which dearly needs their support. We have a state that does not distribute much money to health and human services, arts and other areas of need. Foundations are so needed because there help provide funding for local agenc

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-10-01

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