Philanthropitch San Antonio Semifinalists Have Been Selected

We are excited to announce the 10 San Antonio organizations moving on to the semi-finlaist round of Philanthropitch. Philanthropitch is thrilled to make our second appearance in San Antonio after a successful event earlier this year. Stay tuned for more information regarding finalists, tickets and judges coming in early 2019!

Healthy Futures of Texas

Healthy Futures of Texas’ mission is to reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio and Texas in order to support the development of strong families and positively impact the future of our community. Healthy Futures promotes and provides the strategies that work to prevent teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio and Texas by bringing the best of science-based approaches to empower parents, teens, and young adults; and developing a common-ground approach that the community can support.

LiftFund

LiftFund’s mission is to provide credit and services to small businesses and entrepreneurs who do not have access to loans from commercial sources and to provide leadership and innovation to the microlending industry. LiftFund is a designated community development financial institution, or CDFI. CDFI’s are working in communities across the United States to provide affordable, responsible credit, create and sustain jobs, and to stabilize communities.

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. of San Antonio is an affiliate of the national Girls Incorporated organization that was established locally in November 2004. With a mission to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, Girls Inc. of San Antonio helps girls age 6 to 18 overcome barriers that prohibit them from achieving their personal, educational, and career goals. Girls Inc. of San Antonio offers pro-girl, evidence based programs that help girls lead healthy, educated, and independent lives.

Yes! Our Kids Can

Yes! Our Kids Can is on a mission to disrupt generational poverty by creating a Success Mindset™ in all families. They provide an engaging and fun digital learning system designed to encourage children and their parents, especially those living in poverty and other at-risk situations, to stay in school, work hard and make good grades.

Autism Service

The mission of Autism Community Network is to maximize the potential of children with autism by providing early diagnosis for those with limited access and educating and empowering the community to support them.

MealShare

MealShare is committed to creating a world where it’s easier to share with those in need, and every child and youth is fed as a result. And, they won’t stop until that’s happened. Mealshare partners with restaurants, and places their logo next to a few menu items. When a customer orders a ‘Mealshare Item’, they get their meal, just like normal. And, they also provide one meal to a youth in need!

Start-up Kids Club

Start-up Kids Club is shaping the world by cultivating entrepreneurship to broaden youth perspective and enhance life skills through community connection and experience. Because life happens beyond the classroom--Start-ip Kids Club envisions a global culture of independent, resilient, and socially aware individuals who are invested in shaping the world.

Re-Mat

Re-Mat is dedicated to deconstructing and diverting old mattresses from Texas landfills while creating living-wage second chance employment opportunities for disenfranchised adults including veterans and ex-offenders. Re-mat is a Texas nonprofit social enterprise founded in 2017 to address the needs of Texas cities struggling to find sustainable solutions for disposed mattresses.

Basketball Embassy

Basketball Embassy firmly believes that we all have an obligation to create a positive perception for what a "basketball player" represents. Playing basketball makes you an ambassador to the game, and we strive to create ambassadors who will be passionate students, operating with a genuine integrity, dependability, honesty, and compassion for all - both on and off the court.

P-16 Plus Council of Greater Bexar County

The mission of P-16 Plus Council of Greater Bexar County is to ensure all young people in Bexar County are ready for the future.P16PLUS Council of Greater Bexar County is a collective impact partnership that leverages data and coordinates leaders to drive youth outcomes across San Antonio.

Madi Finley