GRANTS

The Application for our 2019 October Funding Cycle is now CLOSED.
*Check back in late November for our 2020 Funding Schedule*

SCHOLARSHIPS

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

The Harvey E. Najim Charitable 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 Charitable Foundation Grants & Personal Giving (2007 - Present)

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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)

Program 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 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)

Area Funded Percentage
San Antonio $53,720,082 88.94%
Texas Hill Country $2,376,944 3.94%
Comal County $1,572,182 2.60%
Dallas (no longer funded) $821,560 1.36%
Austin (no longer funded) $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%

October Spotlight

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas

The Down Syndrome Association of South Texas provides lifelong services and support to individuals with Down Syndrome and their families to optimize well-being, develop rewarding relationships, and foster inclusion in the community.

How Common is Down Syndrome: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, making Down syndrome the most common chromosomal condition. About 6,000 babies with Down syndrome are born in the United States each year.

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San Antonio Sports' Power of Sport Campaign

Watch as Harvey E. Najim shares his story for San Antonio Sports’ Power of Sport Campaign!!