Journey with us: Volunteer evaluators play key role in milestone year of high school graduates

October 27, 2017

This spring, community volunteers will have the opportunity to help high school graduates “go confidently in the direction of their dreams (Henry David Thoreau).” New Braunfels Area Community Foundation is seeking volunteers to conduct scholarship evaluations online in the Spring of 2018. Volunteer committee members evaluate, score and submit reviews online via a scholarship management [read more…]

New Giving Circle Challenges NB Women to Go, Give and Make a Difference

September 28, 2017

  Members of the newly-formed NB Women GO (Giving Organization), an endowment fund with the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation, are encouraging women in the New Braunfels area to join their giving circle as a collective effort to give back in their community. In his column, “On Philanthropy: Women’s Voices Ring Clear in World of [read more…]

NB Women GO Membership Form

September 13, 2017

NB Women GO Membership form 9-12-2017

Community Endowment for the Arts Fund Grant Application

September 5, 2017

Arts Grant application form 2017

A pair of socks leads to lifetime of giving for local community leader

August 25, 2017

Cecil Eager grew up in the small town of Clyde, Texas, a mostly blue collar town with a population of 1,116. “There was not a lot of commerce,” Cecil said. By most accounts, Clyde was a poor town. But Cecil cannot bring himself to describe it that way. “We didn’t know it. In many ways, [read more…]

NB Next Grant Application

August 3, 2017

NB Next Grant Application Form 2017

More than just a decade of Just Plain Caring

July 28, 2017

During our more than 65 years in business, GVTC has built a reputation for being a leading-edge provider of communications services to Hill Country residents. As a cooperative, GVTC has a legacy of serving and contributing to our community in a variety of capacities throughout the years. In a move to formalize and focus GVTC’s [read more…]

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…]