Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country

Kerrville, TX   |  www.communityfoundation.net

Mission

To foster a thriving Texas Hill Country, inspire greater giving, celebrate legacy and heritage, and steward charitable resources for today and tomorrow. ---- The Community Foundation serves Bandera, Blanco, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Real, and Uvalde counties.

Ruling year info

1982

Executive Director

Austin Dickson

Main address

241 Earl Garrett Street

Kerrville, TX 78028 USA

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EIN

74-2225369

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Community Foundation makes grants and tracks outcomes in four categories: arts and culture, basic human needs, environment, and youth development.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Community Impact Fund

The Community Foundation offers a competitive, responsive grantmaking program that invests in local charities.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Community Foundation offers academic scholarships to eligible high school seniors and college students.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

The Community Foundation offers professional development scholarships to nonprofit staff and board members.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Community Foundation offers donor-advised grants to qualified charities.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Foundations Accredited

Community Foundations National Standards Board 2021

Awards

Four-Star Charity 2020

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Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total dollar amount of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

On average, the Community Foundation annually grants $2.5 million to nonprofits in the region. In 2020, the Foundation awarded $4.3 - the largest amount in its history.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Community Foundation aims to support and strengthen nonprofits through financial grants, professional development, investment services, and community leadership.

The Community Foundation makes grants in strategic areas that advance the Foundation's priorities for the region. It also offers professional development and underwrites scholarships for the same to build skills in local nonprofit leadership. Additionally, the Foundation offers scholarships to support local students' higher education attainment.

The Community Foundation is the nexus between community leaders, nonprofit missions, and financial resources. Since 1982, the Foundation has played a leadership role in building a thriving civic sector in the Hill Country.

The Community Foundation has started, maintained, and supported local nonprofits, offered an annual professional development educational summit, and been recognized and awarded for its civic leadership.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country

Board of directors
as of 5/27/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Molly Adams

Security State Bank & Trust

Term: 2020 - 2022

Liz Althaus

Social Worker

Charlie Givens

Davidson Freedle Espenhover & Overby, PC

Mark Haufler

Community Banker

Susan Johnson

Texas Heritage Vineyard

Karol Schreiner

Community Volunteer

Penny Van Shoubrouek

Happy State Bank

Tina Woods

Community Volunteer

Judy Hutcherson

Registered Nurse

Sonny Baldwin

Agriculture

Deborah Renick

Barons CreekSide Resort

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/03/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data