Grants Awarded

History of Grant Giving

San Antonio Junior Forum is proud to have awarded over $1,503,300.48 in grants to worthy non-profit organizations in the San Antonio area since 1961.

Grants awarded in 2021-2022

In 2021-2022, SAJF received requests from 63 nonprofit organizations with requests totaling $1,086,315.36.  22 nonprofits were chosen for funding.  $80,000.00 will be distributed to the following organizations:


Nonprofit Projects Funded in 2021-2022

  • Aid the Silent - "Deaf Resources" - $2,500.00

  • CurtainUp Cancer Foundation - "The Six 2022:  your life is your story" - $5,000.00

  • disABILITYsa - "Mobile Changing Unit Implementation Program" - $3,500.00

  • Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center - "Guadalupe Latino Bookstore Educational Outreach" - $2,000.00

  • Kinetic Kids, Inc. - "Adaptive Fine Arts Recreational Programs for Children with Special Needs" - $2,500.00

  • Meals on Wheels San Antonio - "Comfy Casas - Fire Safety for the most vulnerable" - $3,899.00

  • National Soceity to Prevent Blindness - "Star Pupils Vision Screening and Early Deteciton Program" - $3,000.00

  • Reaching Maximum Independence - "San Antonio Junior Forum Media Room Library" - $2,500.00

  • Respite Care of San Antonio, Inc. - "Resources to Help Children with disabilities advance and reach their full potential" - $3,007.37

  • Restore Education - "Passport Program" - $3,250.00

  • SA Cancer Council - "Comfort Care for Cancer Patients Project" - $5,000.00

  • SA Youth - "Middle School Academic Achievers" - $6,400.00

  • San Antonio Children's Museum - "Doseum for All Discounted Admissions" - $3,500.00

  • San Antonio Food Bank, Inc. - "Back Pack Program" - $5,000.00

  • San Antonio Lifetime Recovery, Inc. - "LIfetime Recovery: Overcoming Obstacles" - $3,000.00

  • San Antonio LIghthouse for the Blind - " Fostering STEM Carer Pathways for Blind and Visually Impaired Children" - $5,000.00

  • Special Olympics Texas, Inc. - "Special Olympics Texas - San Antonio programming" - $1,250.00

  • Successful Connections, Inc. - "Grainger Steel Toe Work Boots Purchase" - $2,470.08

  • Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children - "Spot Vision Screener" - $5,000.00

  • The Children's Shelter - "Nurse Family Partnership - New Mommy Survival Kit" - $4,783.75

  • The Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health - "The Health and Harmony Program" - $2,439.80

  • Triple H Equitherapy - "Horse Power for Children" - $5,000.00

Nonprofit Projects Funded in 2020-2021

  • disABILITYsa - "ClearCom Mask Project" - $1,500.00

  • Girls Incorporated of San Antonio - "Girl Grab Pad & Go" - $1,050.00

  • Guardian House - "Re-energizing Our Safe Space" - $1,303.80

  • Habitat for Humanity - "Build for Better" - $1,095.00

  • Hearts Need Art - "University Art Kits" - $2,500.00

  • Magdalena Ministries, Inc. - "Illuminating the Neighborhood" - $1,139.97

  • National Society to Prevent Blindness - "Star Pupils Vision and Training Program" - $800.00

  • Respite Care for San Antonio - "Safety First Abused Children with Special Needs" - $1,369.81

  • Roy Maas Youth Alternative - "Mix it up & Keep it Hot" - $653.00

  • Restore Education - "Passport to College Program" - $1,250.00

  • San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired - "Tactile Graphic Lending Library for Blind Children" - $1,497.00

  • Sleep in Heavenly Peace - TX Chapter - " No Kid Sleeps on the Floor in Our Town" - $2,500.00

  • St. Peter St. Joseph Children's Home - "Luggage for Healing" - $900.00

  • The Ecumenical Center - "Prevention of Suicide Program for Southside ISD" - $2,427.90

Nonprofit Projects Funded in 2019-2020

  • Alpha Home - "Baby Room Enhancements" - $1,500.00

  • American Sunrise - "Rise 78207 - An American Sunrise Program" - $1,378.05

  • Bihl Haus Arts - "Go Arts!" - $1,000.00

  • Child Advocates of San Antonio - "Five Art and Soul Experiences" - $1,500.00

  • Friends of Cibolo Wilderness - " Outdoor and Farm Classroom Field Trip Program Scholarships" - $1,000.00

  • Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio, Inc. - "Building for Better" - $1,500.00

  • Madonna Center, Inc. - "After-school Program" - $1,243.00

  • Restore Education - "Passport to College Program" - $1,000.00

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Antonio, Inc. - "Stock a Panty Program" - $2,500.00

  • Roy Maas Youth Alternatives, Inc. - "Basketball Court Safety Perimeter" - $1,000.00

  • San Antonio Time Dollar Community Connections - "Bringing Hope to the Table" - $1,050.00

  • Say Si, San Antonio Youth Yes! - "Say Si's ABC:  Youth Justice Pilot" - $750.00

  • The Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health - "Building Leaders Together - A Program for Girls and Their Mothers" - $2,453.95

  • The Magik Children's Theatre - "Tickets to Literacy" - $1,375.00

  • The Saddle Light Center - "Therapeutic Riding Instructor Certification" - $750.00

Nonprofit Projects Funded in 2018-2019

  • American Sunrise – “American Sunrise Literacy Intervention Program” - $1,000.00

  • ChildSafe – “Play Therapy Resources for Abused and Neglected Children” - $900.00

  • Chrysalis Ministries – “Welcome Home Reentry” - $1,000.00

  • disABILITYsa – “Access for All Abilities – Conversation 360” - $1,000.00

  • Friends of Cibolo Wilderness – “Outdoor and Farm Classroom Field Trip Program Scholarships and Transportation Assistance for Title 1 Schools” - $1,002.00

  • Good Samaritan Center of San Antonio – “Camp Good Sam summer learning program” - $1,000.00

  • House of Neighborly Service – “Diabetes Kits for Westside Seniors” - $1,375.00

  • Prevent Blindness – “Star Pupils Vision Screening and Training Program” - $510.00

  • Respite Care of San Antonio, Inc. – “Developmental Resources for children with disabilities” - $425.00

  • Restore Education – “Passport to College Program” - $1,000.00

  • Roy Maas Youth Alternatives, Inc. – “The Kitchen is the Heart of the Home” - $1,019.88

  • San Antonio Threads – “Winter Weather Clothing” - $1,682.00

  • San Antonio Time Dollar Community Connections – “Sustaining Our Fight Against Hunger” - $900.00

  • San Antonio Youth Literacy – “SAYL Reading Buddy Program” - $1,125.00

  • San Antonio Zoological Society – “School Group Funding – Title 1” – $536.12

  • Support Lending for Emotional Wellbeing (SLEW Inc.) – “Cancer Survivorship Services for Low-Income Women” – $1,200.00

  • Sunshine Cottage School for the Deaf – “Hearing Aid Ear Mold Program” - $990.00

  • The Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health - “ Camp Wellness 2019” - $1,210.00

  • The HOPE International for Community Development (HICD) - “Food for the Needy” -  $1,125.00

  • The Magik Children’s Theatre, Inc. – “Tickets to Literacy” – $1,000.00

Click on the link below to see prior year recipients.

SAJF_-_Grants_Funded_-_website_-_2015-2016.doc

SAJF_-_Grants_-_Funded_-_website_-_2016-2017.docx

SAJF_-_Grants_Funded_-_website_-_2017-2018.docx

SAJF_-_Grants_-_Publicity_-_Grant_Awards_website__advertising-_2018-2019.docx

SAJF_-_GRANTS_-_PUBLICITY_-_GRANT_AWARDS-_2019-2020.docx

SAJF_-_GRANTS_-_PUBLICITY_-_GRANT_AWARDS-_2020-2021.docx

SAJF_-_Grants_-_Publicity_-_2021-2022.docx

For a list of past grant recipients

SAJF_-_Grants_-_Recipients_-_1961-2022_-_website.docx

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