During our most recent NewsMatch fundraiser, individual donors gave NOWCastSA $13,681 that's eligible for matching funds - so your generosity will be doubled to a total gift of $27,362! But even more than that, we had wonderful support throughout 2018. As Valentine's Day approaches we want to assure you that we feel the love and return it most sincerely! Thank you for helping to further our mission to promote and facilitate an inclusive civic conversation through empowering the community.
Written by rudyarispe on May 22 2018 - 4:10pm
Former Major League Baseball players Donald Harris, Jim Gideon and Brian Clark, among others, will step up to home plate to instruct teens and young adults with intellectual special needs, ages 14 and older, during Eva’s Heroes 3rd annual Baseball Clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 16 at St. Mary’s University Dickson Stadium, One Camino Santa Maria, 78228. Admission is $10 per player. Lunch will be provided. Donald Harris and Jim Gideon played for the Texas Rangers, while Brian Clark played for the Cleveland Indians.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 27 2018 - 2:43pm
Nearly 50 residents gathered to remove and replace the Government Hill Alliance Board of Directors in a meeting at St. Patrick's Catholic Church that was carefully scripted and orderly. Organizers said they were motivated by concern over development in the historic neighborhood and a lack of transparency by the previous board. Watch full video of the meeting here, and scroll down to read more about the meeting.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 21 2017 - 7:01pm
NOWCastSA is being hailed as a national model by the respected journalism organization, Poynter, and NOWCastSA’s partnership with San Antonio Public Library was cited as a “Best Idea of the Day” by the Aspen Institute.
Written by BethanyEast PR on Nov 8 2017 - 10:23am
San Antonio Youth Ballet invites the community to enjoy it's production of the holiday classic The Nutcracker. A cast of 50 dancers from as far as Georgetown, Canyon Lake, and Bulverde will perform for two audiences on December 14th and 15th, with special cameo from District 2 Councilman William "Cruz" Shaw and wife, former ballerina, Michelle Shaw. Go on a journey to magical kingdoms - meeting snowflakes and sugar plum fairies on a fantastic journey with Clara and her Toy Soldier. The Nutcracker will be a perfect evening for the entire family.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 4 2017 - 4:18pm
The Fiesta San Antonio Commission will be hosting a media day as an opportunity meeting. Members of the media can meet with Participating Member Organizations, which are nonprofit organizations that help with events of Fiesta every year. Parking for this event is free.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31 2017 - 1:18pm
NOWCastSA's video from the April 3 forum on Nonprofit Impact has gone viral after several media outlets focused attention on Mayor Ivy Taylor's response to a question about the systemic cause of generational poverty. Scroll down for a link that goes directly to video of her full response. Here are links to the other news organization's articles that credited and linked to NOWCastSA video:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 26 2017 - 3:30pm
Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice is marking its 30th anniversary throughout 2017. But for individuals who have long been associated with the nonprofit, such as director Graciela Sanchez, Esperanza is not standing idly by, celebrating with a few special events. Sanchez. other staff members, volunteers and supporters of the Esperanza have plenty to do, addressing a variety of local and global issues, like they always have.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 9 2016 - 10:28am
Replay the video of a meeting between San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and members of the Nonprofit Council on Nov. 29 to discuss nonprofit community needs and how her office can work more effectively with nonprofits. “We could work more closely,” Taylor told the nonprofit leaders gathered at the Whitley Theological Center. In addition, she said, “The city could do a better job distinguishing between outputs and outcomes,” she said. “The work you all are about is outcomes.”
Written by Amanda Evrard on Nov 23 2016 - 2:17pm
We have some exciting news! We just learned that in honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute up to $1 million to Facebook fundraisers. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $500,000 in matching funds, up to $1,000 per Facebook fundraiser, and Facebook will waive up to $500,000 of fees on all donations.