Funding charitable contributions with your RMD

May 24, 2018

Are you 70½ years of age or older and struggling with the requirement of taking mandatory distributions from your IRA? Have you considered funding your charitable contributions with your required minimum distribution (RMD)? Perhaps you should. Charitable gifts made directly from your IRA will count towards your RMD for the next year. While your gift [read more…]

NB Women GO members announce recipients of community grants

April 27, 2018

  NB Women GO members announced the nonprofit recipients of six community grants during a live voting event on April 26 at Milltown Historic District. The members of the women’s giving circle awarded grants in five categories. The recipients include: River City Advocacy, $7,500 – Arts/Culture Category CASA, $3,750 – Family/Children Category Wunderbar/Tejas Smiles, $3,750 [read more…]

NB Women GO Grant Application

February 23, 2018

NB Women GO Grant Application Form 2018

File folder may hold key to charitable giving

Have you wanting to give to charity? Are you wondering how to begin your planned giving? You may have already have what you need sitting in that file folder in your office. Life insurance makes it possible for virtually everyone to make a meaningful gift. Policies that are no longer needed for their original purpose [read more…]

Welcome Scholarship Seekers

January 25, 2018

Nearly $100,000 in scholarships will be awarded to area students as New Braunfels Area Community Foundation prepares for the 2018 scholarship season. Most of the scholarship applications will open online on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 at The application deadline is Wednesday, March 7, 2018 (with the exception of the Bandera Electric Cooperative Scholarships, which [read more…]

Board boot camp to strengthen nonprofits in 2018

December 27, 2017

Nonprofit board members and staff can start the year off strong by participating in a board boot camp on January 27 at McKenna Event Center. The day-long interactive workshop will provide tips, tools, handouts, networking opportunities, information and case studies to help strengthen local nonprofit leadership. The goal is to provide the tools needed for [read more…]

Stroll helps children Dance, Work, Play

November 22, 2017

By Raquel Hindman How do you sum up a life? How do you honor the sweet little life of a dear child gone far too soon? How do you go forward without a part of you? Madeleine Camille Hindman died suddenly on July 7, 2012 at 13 1/2 years old. Words are not enough to [read more…]

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