General Requirements for Funding

Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio considers it a great privilege to be a conduit of God’s blessing by funding important work in the community. The Foundation welcomes a wide variety of organizations to apply for funding, but each request must relate to health. The following list of requirements must be met by all organizations wishing to apply. Only organizations can apply for funding; individuals cannot apply.

General Requirements for any Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio Grant:

Texas Ramp Project, 2023 Grant Recipient

Organizations must be….

  • Classified by the IRS as a 501(c)(3);
  • In existence for more than one year following date of IRS ruling; and
  • Operating in at least one of the eight Texas counties of the Foundation’s service area: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, and Wilson;
Blueprint Ministries, 2023 Grant Recipient
Blueprint Ministries, 2023 Grant Recipient

Additionally, organizations must have….

  • A dedicated checking account with ability to receive electronic direct deposits;
  • Financial and program records kept and maintained; and
  • An operating budget, approved annually by the organization’s board;
The Basketball Embassy, 2021 Grant Recipient
The Basketball Embassy, 2021 Grant Recipient

The Foundation does not fund….

  • Automobiles and passenger vans;
  • Endowments;
  • Annual fund drives, galas, telethons or special events; or
  • Requests exceeding 25 percent of an organization’s operating budget.


If there is any uncertainty regarding requirements or eligibility, please contact the Foundation before beginning the application process.

For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability. Entirely on their own,
they urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the saints.

2 Corinthians 8:3 (NIV)