What is your giving story?

June 23, 2017

NB Next can connect you to the next chapter By Amanda Anding, NB Next Executive Committee Chair Everyone has a story that sent them on their personal path of giving. Maybe Mom or Dad took you to volunteer at a local shelter or food bank when you were growing up, or your parents showed you [read more…]

Nick Leifeste Memorial Scholarship supports NBHS band students

May 24, 2017

The Nick Leifeste Memorial Scholarship Fund with the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation is dedicated to recognizing and supporting graduating seniors from the New Braunfels High School Mighty Unicorn Band. Soon, upon reaching appropriate funding, it will be the only scholarship currently dedicated to NBHS band students. This scholarship is named in memory of Nick [read more…]

Big Give 2017

April 28, 2017

  One of the biggest days in community giving is almost here. Big Give 2017 takes place on May 4 and provides a central station for matching donors to the causes they care most about. Nearly 75 nonprofits from Comal and Guadalupe counties will be participating in this year’s 24 hours of online giving event. [read more…]

The GVTC Foundation Announces Scholarships

April 27, 2017

  The GVTC Foundation is pleased to announce its winners of two scholarships worth $20,000 each. Congratulations to Zachary Albrecht from Boerne Champion H.S. and Alyssa Boggs of Smithson Valley H.S. They’re pictured with Paula White, president, The GVTC Foundation and Ritchie Sorrells, GVTC president & CEO. The GVTC Foundation awards $40,000 in college scholarships [read more…]

Big Give 2017

March 24, 2017

Comal and Guadalupe county nonprofits, don’t miss the BIG event on May 4! Big Give 2017, 24 hours of online giving on May 4, will bring new donors, awareness and funding for area nonprofits. Registered participants will have the opportunity to showcase and raise funds for their nonprofits during the event. The goal of the [read more…]

Volunteers Needed – Family Life Center

March 16, 2017

The Family Life Center is a 501(c) (3) and serves as a “first contact” for persons in need in our community to connect them to resources they need.  If a resident in our community is in need of assistance in paying rent, utilities, prescriptions or even needs furniture for their home, the FLC will help.  This [read more…]

NB Next serving needs of children in 2017

February 24, 2017

What a pleasure to be able to once again speak to you about NB Next! Our mission is to connect our members with nonprofits in New Braunfels/Comal County, teach and train our members about local needs and give them opportunities to serve. Through an endowment fund with NBACF, NB Next provides a way for emerging [read more…]

Create your legacy by restoring and preserving a New Braunfels treasure

January 26, 2017

Create your legacy by restoring and preserving a New Braunfels treasure The once-capped springs at the headwaters of the Comal River have transformed into an unprecedented community event. In just 60 days, more than $1 million was raised for Phase I of the Headwaters at the Comal project. Never before has a project brought in [read more…]

Communities in Schools – Doing whatever it takes for our kids

December 30, 2016

Our children face too many obstacles in their journeys to be grownups. Hardships like bullying, thoughts and attempts of suicide, lack of self-esteem, homelessness, untreated medical and dental issues, and being hungry are challenges kids should not have to face.  But thanks to Communities in Schools (CIS), our children don’t have to tackle their realities [read more…]

Giving back by preserving a New Braunfels treasure

November 21, 2016

Now is the time to give back in your community by helping to preserve a New Braunfels treasure. The Headwaters at the Comal serves as the source of the Comal River and the original center of growth for our community. Its restoration, preservation and support will provide legacy opportunities for individuals, families and businesses. We [read more…]