Grant Categories

Arts And Culture


People In Need

Youth And Education

Grant Criteria

  • Nonprofit organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3)

  • Must serve a population that is at least 70% African American.

  • Organizations requesting funding of more than 50% of the program operating budget will be required to demonstrate matching funds

  • Grant recipients will be required to submit an annual summary report

  • Grant recipients will be encouraged to participate in at least one educational program administered by the San Antonio Area African American Community Fund

2018 Grant Winners

  1. The Carver Development Board, Inc. Carver School of Visual & Performing Arts (CSVPA) 2018-19 Youth Matinees

  2. Communities In Schools of S A /CIS-SA’s XY-Zone Program at Sam Houston High School

  3. Alamo Colleges Foundation Project MEN Mentoring Program

  4. Hallmark University Inc Eastside CyberForce Prime

  5. Beyond the Light Outreach Project Food Pantry and Clothes Closet

  6. San Antonio Ivy Educational Fund. Inc. Mahogany Brain Challenge (MBC)

  7. San Antonio City Wide NSBE Jr Chapter Mathcounts

  8. Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., San Antonio Chapter STEM-A Program – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math w/an emphasis in Aviation

  9. Latched Support, Inc. In-home breastfeeding assistance

  10. LIFES LITTLE MIRACLES CORP Infant Products and Family Services

What we do not fund

•Multi-Year funding
•Debt reduction
•Operating deficits
•Indirect costs
•Scholarships for colleges and universities
•Capital campaigns
•Political activities, organizations, or lobbying efforts intended to influence legislation