The WGDF is a community outreach fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation that promotes philanthropy and supports non-profit organizations serving women and girls in the San Antonio area through leadership development programs. Since 2012, WGDF has distributed more than $200,000 to charitable programs. The WGDF receives administrative support from the Area Foundation and all grant decisions are made by the fund through their designated representatives.
In 2022, the WGDF will award two $10,000 grants to nonprofits serving Bexar County and surrounding counties in one of our two program areas. These programs promote leadership and/or mentorship of women and girls to foster empowerment and self-leadership that enables them to reach their full potential.
- Fund one $10,000 grant for innovative programs and strategies that focus on the leadership development and/or mentorship of girls grades 6-12
- Fund one $10,000 grant for innovative programs and strategies that focus on leadership development and/or mentorship of women 18 and over
The deadline for proposals is Monday, July 4, at 5pm. Our grant management system is web-based and easy to use. When you are ready to apply, please Click here to access the system. You will receive confirmation of receipt within two business days of submission. Late submissions or incomplete proposals will not be accepted.