Weekend Food for Kids Video

August 13, 2018

Scholarship fund pays it forward by jump starting education

July 24, 2018

Submitted by Karl and Beth Hittle In 2015, my wife Beth and I created the Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship Fund with the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation. We love New Braunfels, and we wanted to give back to the community while promoting education. It was a way for us to give back to the [read more…]

Renewing Your NB Women GO Membership

July 20, 2018

To renew your membership with your existing account information, or to update your account information, please send an email to

Planning underway for New Braunfels’ 175th anniversary celebration

July 9, 2018

Submitted by the New Braunfels Area Community Foundation Special to the Herald-Zeitung, July 4, 2018 “What an earthly paradise could be created here.” — Dr. Ferdinand Von Roemer, 1845, New Braunfels, Texas It may seem like a long way away, but it will be here before you know it. Birthdays are like that. In 2020, [read more…]

Public invited to Independence Day weekend celebration

Submitted by New Braunfels Area Community Foundation Special to the Herald-Zeitung, June 29, 2018 Now in its 18th year, the SS American Memorial Independence Day Celebration Weekend will feature a barbecue cookoff, Founding Fathers Memorial Service and live music from the 323rd Army Band “Fort Sam’s Own” on June 29 and 30 at the Lazy [read more…]

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…]