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 - 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%

April Spotlight

Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. – The Battered Women and Children’s Shelter

Nationally, 1 in 4 women will be affected by domestic violence in their lifetime.  In the state of Texas, 1 in 3 women will be affected by domestic violence in their lifetime.  74% of all Texans have experienced some form of domestic violence or know of someone.  Bexar County has the HIGHEST rate of reported domestic violence per capita in Texas, and one of the HIGHEST in the nation.

In honor of April: Child Abuse Prevention Month we are spotlighting the Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. – The Battered Women and Children Shelter(FVPS) has expanded its services over the last forty years.   Today, FVPS is able to offer residential and non-residential clients shelter, transitional housing, counseling for adults, children, families, and legal services.   These services help individuals and families recover from the pain and longer-term effects of domestic violence.

IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER PLEASE CALL 911

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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!