Comal Emergency Relief Fund Assists Local Families with COVID 19-Related Crisis

March 27, 2020

The generous and fighting spirit of our community is proving itself once again as donors come together to help those families hardest hit by COVID-19. The Comal Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) was created at New Braunfels Community Foundation with $50,000 in seed funding from the McKenna Foundation. The fund offers direct crisis financial and other [read more…]

Lifeguards: a fund for rescuing teens

February 28, 2020

In 2016-2017, there were seven adolescent suicides in Comal County. On March 26, join can help save lives by donating to Lifeguards: a fund for rescuing teens during Big Give 2020, a 24-hour giving day that helps meet the needs of our community. Lifeguards helps fund much-needed mental health services in our community to help [read more…]

NB Women GO 2020 Grant Procedures

February 5, 2020

HOW IT WORKS NB Women GO is a group of women in the New Braunfels area who are united by a common purpose – to make a difference in the lives of others by giving back in our community. Members pool their donations and award grants to New Braunfels area nonprofits on an annual basis.  [read more…]

Applications Open Soon for NB Women GO Nonprofit Grants

January 24, 2020

In 2018, a new NB Women GO member joined the women’s giving circle with $250 as part of a group membership with three other women. At the NB Women GO Live Grant Voting event in the Spring of 2019, the new member watched as her $250 donation turned into a total grant award of $61,500 [read more…]

AniMeals & More Program

December 27, 2019

Program provides for wellbeing of clients and their pet companions “These cats keep me going because I know I need to wake up every morning and get moving and feed them. Thank you for helping me do it.” – Susan It is a wonderful feeling to be needed. A program with Comal County Senior Citizens [read more…]

Holiday Giving Guide

November 26, 2019

Fall events bring giving opportunities

September 24, 2019

By Brit W. King, New Braunfels Community Foundation President/CEO October sets the stage for several giving events as part of the New Braunfels Community Foundation’s purpose – to make passions permanent. These events help us focus on our mission which is to connect people who care with causes that matter for the enduring benefit of [read more…]

Five years of forwarding philanthropy

July 26, 2019

There are the numbers. Five years of operations. More than $1 million in grants. Nearly 100 funds. $7 million in assets. But more importantly, there are the relationships formed. The connections made. The causes that matter.  The legacies left. “I really want to thank you both and the entire organization for your patience and assistance [read more…]

Serving those who serve

June 27, 2019

Donors passionate about serving those who serve have created avenues for others to join them in bringing aid to those who protect our freedom. Two unique funds –the SS American Memorial Foundation Fund and the Canada/Kelly Veterans Fund – with New Braunfels Community Foundation were set up specifically to help active duty military and veterans [read more…]


June 5, 2019