GRANTS

The 2019 April Funding Cycle is now CLOSED.
*The July Funding Cycle Application will open on May 1, 2019*

SCHOLARSHIPS

The 2019 Scholarship Application is now CLOSED.
*The 2020 Application will OPEN on November 1, 2019*

The Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation

Building Hope for Future Generations

Established in December 2006, the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation is aimed at helping children’s charitable organizations in the greater San Antonio area. Mr. Najim used $75 million of the proceeds from an equity partnership transaction to initially create the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation.

Established in December 2006, the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation is aimed at helping children’s charitable organizations in the greater San Antonio area. Mr. Najim used $75 million of the proceeds from an equity partnership transaction to initially create the Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation.

“For more than thirty years, I have been focused on building and creating a successful business,” said Najim. “This foundation allows me to move from being a successful business leader to becoming a community leader focused on the needs of others.”

HARVEY E. NAJIM - FOUNDER

Harvey E. Najim Family Foundation Grants & Personal Giving (2007 - 2018)

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NFF Funding By Year (2007 – 2018)

Year Funding
2007 $3,896,864
2008 $5,775,436
2009 $5,208,548
2010 $4,218,375
2011 $4,442,877
2012 $4,448,271
2013 $4,565,351
2014 $4,842,932
2015 $5,089,152
2016 $4,687,301
2017 $6,129,944
2018 $7,098,137
Total $60,403,188

NFF Funding By Children's Programs (2007 - 2018)

Population Area Funded Percentage
Education (Primary & Secondary) $15,084,639 25.0%
Food, Shelter & Clothing $9,070,194 15.0%
Child Abuse & Neglect $8,477,046 14.0%
Medical Needs & Care $6,367,996 10.5%
Special Needs $6,281,457 10.4%
Education (After-School) $5,962,296 9.9%
Camps $1,811,700 3.0%
Education (Early Childhood) $1,707,047 2.8%
Mental Health $1,565,211 2.6%
Childcare $1,419,705 2.4%
Substance Abuse Treatment $993,100 1.6%
Education (Field Trips) $584,000 1.0%
Education (Higher) $556,800 0.9%
Homelessness $252,000 0.4%
Foster Care & Adoption $113,000 0.2%
Education (Animal-Assisted) $106,500 0.2%
Education (Arts & Culture) $50,500 0.1%
Total $60,403,188 100%

Population Served By NFF Funding (2007-2018)

Population Area Funded Percentage
Disadvantaged $29,700,632 49%
Abused & Neglected $10,293,401 17%
Developmentally Disabled $8,888,567 15%
Medical $5,941,759 10%
Homeless $4,232,039 7%
Other $1,346,790 2%

NFF Funding By Geographical Area (2007 - 2018)

Geographical Area Funded Amount Percentage
San Antonio $53,720,082 88.94%
Texas Hill Country $2,376,944 3.94%
Comal County $1,572,182 2.60%
Dallas $821,560 1.36%
Austin $733,077 1.21%
Kendall County $465,000 0.77%
Guadalupe County $427,000 0.71%
Bandera County $179,253 0.30%
National $55,000 0.09%
Kerr County $45,000 0.07%
Wilson County $8,000 0.01%

March Spotlight

San Antonio Christian Hope Resource Center (CHRC)

The “Mentoring Out of Poverty” program is the epicenter of CHRC’s mission. This vital program, holistically enhances the lives of working poor individuals and families in the community to become food secure and increasingly sustainable on a long-term basis. With their personal mentors, staff social workers and MSW interns, clients create a goal-based plan to address and overcome their unique barriers resulting in poverty. Mentors walk side-by-side with their clients as they achieve higher levels of sustainability, while offering grace, accountability, and support along the way.

CHRC’s quality mentoring relationships, connections to public assistance programs, targeted referrals, community support, and holistic wrap-around services strategically and preventatively help each client end their cycle of poverty.

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Founder's Day at IDEA Harvey E. Najim

What an AMAZING experience at the IDEA Harvey E. Najim!!! The children surprised him with a pep rally that was the most touching thank you EVER!