How to Give

As a 501 c 3, your donation to the SAISD Foundation is tax deductible. 

Donations may be mailed to:              

SAISD Foundation

141 Lavaca, San Antonio 78210 
Looking for a unique way to honor an individual? Gifts can now made on line In Memory and In Honor of alumni, teachers, educators, and community members.  Click here to find out more or to get started.

Attention Business and Community Partners

The next District events open for sponsorship are the Rising Star Events for all new teachers to SAISD.  


How will You Give?

Give to the Annual Fund Campaign

Fund a Strategic Initiative

Name a Scholarship

Employee Payroll Deduction

Donate Online Now

Purchase a Car

Make a Legacy Gift

A Gift in Memory Of

A Gift in Honor Of

Host a Fundraiser

Sponsor a Meeting

Give to a School

Celebrate a Birthday

Buy a Piece of History

Thank you for considering making a gift to the SAISD Foundation to benefit education in San Antonio's urban core.  SAISD educates over 54,000 students in over 90 schools, so your gift will have a significant impact in our city!   With donated funds, the Foundation is able to support educational excellence and innovation beyond what state, federal and local tax dollars can provide.  Individuals, alumni groups, businesses and organizations can make tax deductible gifts to the Foundation for general purposes or for restricted use to benefit a particular school or program.  The Foundation has also developed a team of experts who can assist individuals with planned giving.  Donations can be made here on-line, or feel free to contact us regarding a giving opportunity that fits your interests.  


Donate Online


We use PayPal to handle  online financial donations. The button below will take you to our donorship page where you are able to give.


Employee Giving - Payroll Deduction Now Available


We are proud to announce that SAISD employee giving to The Foundation has increased for the 5th year in a row with 1,349 employees making pledges for 2014 through the United Way Combined Schools Campaign! Want to signs up for payroll deduction today?  Download a form here.  Click here for more details.


Purchasing a Car?  Your Purchase Can Give Back


The SAISD Foundation has partnered with Cavender Toyota and Red McCombs so that when you purchase a car, students in SAISD benefit!  At Cavender Toyota on NW Loop 410, with any new car purchase, just mention the SAISD Foundation and $100 will be donated to us on your behalf - it is that easy!  Click here for more details.


Annual Fund Campaign


Our Annual  Fund Campaign runs from September 15th - January 15th.  The campaign kicks off with a focus on our SAISD Foundation Board and SAISD employees and ends with a focus on individual and corporate donors throughout the community. Click here for more details.  


Gifts In Memory of and In Honor of


Gifts can be made In Honor of an alumnus, teacher, administrator, employee or a person who is passionate about education.  Honoring a person around the holidays, for a birthday, or for a significant anniversary date of employment or graduation is an excellent way to give a gift with meaning.  Certificates will be mailed to the person being honored and the donor can be recognized or do so anonymously.  Gifts may also be made In Memory of to honor someone special. For In Memory of gifts, certificates can be mailed to family members.  Please download the attached form to make one of these gifts or contact us for more information.


Foundation Announces Dever Legacy Society


The Dever Legacy Society has been created to honor the gift  Douglas J. Dever made to the SAISD Foundation and all persons who choose to name the SAISD Foundation in their will.  Please take a moment to read more about Mr. Dever and this new opportunity for creating your own legacy in SAISD.   Mr. Dever's gift will benefit the students of Crockett Elementary School for many years to come!  If you are considering including the SAISD Foundation in your will or as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy or your IRA, those are legacy gifts.  Contact us at (210) 554-2235 or to learn more.  We can also connect you with experts in planned giving to assist you.


Key Donors


Dever Legacy Society

The Estate of Douglas J. Dever, former teacher and administrator at Crockett Elementary School

Carol Lee Jones Educational and Cultural Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, alumnus of Brackenridge High School


Gifts In Memory 

In Memory of Daniel G. San Miguel, alumnus of Jefferson HS

In Memory of Richard Luderus, former teacher at Rogers ES and Whittier MS

In Memory of Betty Ann Janert, former teacher at Jefferson HS and alumnus of Brackenridge HS

In Memory of Josefina Arguijo Torres, former educator and mother of an SAISD employee

In Memory of Christopher McBrayer, former teacher at Brackenridge HS


Gifts in Honor 

In Honor of Charles Butt, HEB

In Honor of Joanne Cockrell for her support of the Lasso Alumni Association


Champions Circle $50,000+

CPS Energy

The Charity Ball Association


Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation

Rapier Family Foundation

Waste Management

80/20 Foundation


Visionaries Circle $25,000 +

Brighter Sky Foundation

Chile Bowl Gala (Lanier and Fox Tech HS Alumni)

Frost Bank

Valero Energy Foundation


Leaders Circle $10,000+

Lockheed Martin

Mullen Pension & Benefits Group

Greehey Family Foundation


Stewards Circle $5,000 +

Escamilla, Poneck  &  Cruz, LLP

Clear Channel Communications

Joeris General Contractors


Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP

Morganti Texas/Casias JV



Spurs Sports and Entertainment       

WellMed Medical Management

Andy Mireles Charitable Foundation

The Boeing Company 


Investors Circle $3,000+

Bartlett Cocke Contractors

Cabrera Capital Markets/First Southwest

Christus Santa Rosa Health System


Community Arenas Board



GGC Engineers

Guido Brothers Construction

Jefferies, LLC

Oak Farms Dairy

O'Connell Robertson

National Geographic/Hampton Brown

NuStar Energy

Robert W. Baird, Inc.


Silver Eagle Distributors

Southwest Securities, Inc.



Innovators Circle $1,000+

Absolute Software

AXA Advisors, LLC

Beldon Roofing

Bank of America Merill Lynch

Brown Ortiz Law

CMA Architects

Community Arenas/MR Beal


Firstmark Credit Union

JEM Consulting

McGraw-Hill Publishing

Pfluger Associates

RBC Capital Markets

Rice Financial Products Company



Security Service Federal Credit Union

Stifel, Nicholas & Company, Incorporated

Voyager A Member of the Cambium Learning Group

Wells Fargo Brokerage Service


Patrons Circle $500+

F.A. Nunnelly Company

Galaxy Builders, Ltd.

Gateway Printing & Office Supply

Goetting & Associates

Jaster-Quintanilla San Antonio LLP

Jennifer and Jack Hall

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

Learning Zone

Morgan Stanley

San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau

Weston Urban


Leading Individual Donors

Graham Weston

Deborah and David Rogers

HB Zachry, Jr.

C.E. Cheever

Charles Ebrom

George Hixon