giving database

The pillars of Inspiration, Influence and Impact guide the McKenna Foundation in making community investments in non-profit organizations in Comal County. We believe our impact builds over time. Below is a comprehensive look at the grants the McKenna Foundation has awarded to non-profit organizations that impact the future of New Braunfels and Comal County.

Lifetime Community Grants

$ 18,263,395

  • Community Development 621,630
  • Nonprofit Capacity Building 918,622
  • Family Relationships 1,844,453
  • Education 2,080,489
  • Physical Health 2,436,447
  • Mental Health 2,738,147
  • Basic Needs 3,941,387
  • Capital Funding 3,632,220

Community Development

  • Alamo Area Development Corp.
    $70,000
  • Brauntex Theatre
    $50,000
  • Central Texas Dispute Resolution
    $75,000
  • Circle Arts Theatre
    $10,000
  • City of New Braunfels CERT
    $37,367
  • Comal Trails Alliance
    $16,400
  • Corridor Interfaith Alliance for Families
    $20,000
  • Friends of Landa Park
    $10,000
  • Friends of the Bulverde Area Rural Library Dist.
    $50,000
  • Friends of the NB Public Library
    $25,000
  • Gorge Preservation Society
    $10,000
  • Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
    $5,000
  • Heritage Museum-TX Hill Cntry
    $10,000
  • Kinetic Kids, Inc.
    $7,500
  • NB Citizens Police Academy
    $5,000
  • NB Community Foundation
    $15,000
  • NB Public Library Foundation
    $40,000
  • RavenStar Outdoor Education
    $122,884
  • Sophienburg
    $25,000
  • Spring Branch Tennis Center
    $17,479

Nonprofit Capacity Building

  • Canine Classmates
    $1,250
  • Chosen
    $12,432
  • Comal Trails Alliance
    $6,788
  • Connections
    $300
  • Family Promise of Greater NB
    $3,175
  • NB Community Foundation
    $798,077
  • NB Door of Hope Counseling Center
    $300
  • NBCM
    $14,000
  • Nonprofit Council
    $82,000
  • STEPS
    $300

Family Relationships

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
    $158,132
  • Brighton School, Inc.
    $16,800
  • CASA of Central Texas
    $330,486
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
    $125,000
  • Chosen
    $80,000
  • Crisis Center of Comal County
    $312,286
  • EdenHill
    $7,500
  • Options for Life
    $65,173
  • St. Jude’s Ranch for Children
    $479,573
  • The Gabriel Project
    $89,600
  • Upbring
    $120,000
  • Young Life
    $59,903

Education

  • Canine Classmates
    $65,000
  • Communities in Schools
    $1,403,813
  • Howard Payne University
    $40,000
  • Mid-Texas Symphony
    $20,000
  • NBCM- Kids’ Club
    $521,151
  • Retired and Senior Vol Program
    $30,525

Physical Health

  • American Cancer Society
    $7,500
  • Any Baby Can of San Antonio
    $619,515
  • Bulverde-Spring Branch EMS
    $53,956
  • Community Action of Central TX
    $120,000
  • El Centro Del Barrio
    $290,000
  • Friends of Christus Santa Rosa
    $209,976
  • HIS Centre
    $28,500
  • Kinetic Kids, Inc.
    $15,000
  • NBCM- Volunteers In Medicine
    $889,800
  • Project MEND
    $20,000
  • SA Lighthouse for the Blind
    $60,000
  • SART Foundation
    $24,000
  • Sow Healthy
    $45,000
  • Tejas Smiles, Inc.
    $7,200
  • Texas Ramp Project
    $10,000
  • Transplants for Children
    $6,000
  • YMCA New Braunfels
    $30,000

Mental Health

  • Children’s Advocacy Center
    $254,000
  • Communities in Schools
    $125,000
  • Connections
    $372,874
  • Hill Country MHDD
    $985,202
  • Hope Hospice
    $259,714
  • MAP NB
    $64,345
  • Meadows MHPI
    $55,000
  • NB Door of Hope Counseling Center
    $24,930
  • RecoveryWerks!
    $210,500
  • River City Advocacy, Inc.
    $386,582

Basic Needs

  • Bulverde Senior Center
    $155,000
  • CC Senior Citizens Fdn.
    $359,000
  • CRRC of Canyon Lake
    $210,000
  • Family Life Center
    $343,300
  • Family Promise of Greater NB
    $295,000
  • Goodwill Industries
    $50,000
  • Habitat for Humanity
    $201,467
  • Habitat for Safe Seniors
    $90,000
  • Helping Hands Food Pantry
    $43,500
  • NBCM- Harvest Food Pantry
    $25,000
  • New Braunfels Works
    $158,800
  • Provisions: A 25:35 Outreach
    $107,367
  • Salvation Army Service Center
    $539,742
  • San Antonio Food Bank
    $1,160,711
  • SOS Food Bank
    $2,500
  • STEPS
    $115,000
  • Steve’s Pantry
    $5,000
  • Texas Ramp Project
    $80,000

Capital Funding

  • Brauntex Theatre
    $15,000
  • Bulverde-Spring Branch EMS
    $470,000
  • Canyon Lake Fire/EMS
    $36,470
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
    $150,000
  • CRRC of Canyon Lake
    $250,000
  • Habitat for Humanity
    $223,000
  • NB Housing Partners
    $1,345,000
  • NB Parks Fdn- JAWS Skatepark
    $30,000
  • NB Public Library Foundation
    $30,000
  • River City Advocacy, Inc.
    $500,000
  • San Antonio Food Bank
    $500,000
  • Sow Healthy
    $12,750
  • Spring Branch Tennis Center
    $35,000
  • TIPHER
    $35,000

McKenna is active in providing services to enhance the health and well-being of the New Braunfels community, serving as a partner and resource to others who share our goals — now and for future generations.

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