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The Charity Ball Association funds well-defined and specific projects designed to support and enhance the quality of life for the children of Bexar County.

The Charity Ball Association observes two distinct funding policies.  The majority of our funds are distributed through our annual grant process.  The Children's Opportunity Fund is essentially an emergency fund used to meet immediate and critical needs.

The Charity Ball Association strictly adheres to our Funding Policies, as well as the established deadlines.  Late or nonconforming applications will be disqualified. 


Our Policies


Our Grant Process

The majority of our funds are distributed through the annual grant process.  The process and timeframe are generally the same year to year.  Updates for the year are posted every September. Charities seeking funds should:


Mandatory Workshop for Agencies Wishing to Apply for Funds

The Charity Ball Association conducts a workshop, which is required,  to present Funding Policies, Timeline and Funding Forms.  Questions can also be addressed at this time.

          Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

          First Presbyterian Church

          404 N. Alamo, San Antonio, Texas 78205

Please RSVP your attendance to


More Information and Forms

Letters of Interest will only be considered if applicant attended the Workshop and applicant adheres to our Grant Funding policies.

       Letter of Interest Packet, Click Here

Applicants will be selected from their Letter of Interest to submit a proposal.  Only those organizations that are sent a Request for Proposal will be considered.

       Funding Proposal Instructions, Click Here

       Funding Proposal Application Packet, Click Here

Children's Opportunity Fund, an emergency fund created to help with those unforeseen immediate and critical needs facing organizations that support Bexar County children.  Grants are distributed outside our regular funding cycle.

       Children's Opportunity Fund Instructions, Click Here

       Children's Opportunity Fund Request Form, Click Here



The mission of The Charity Ball Association of San Antonio, Inc. is to support and enhance the quality of life for children of Bexar County.


After sixty successful years of funding over 200 children's agencies in Bexar County, we are committed to care for children, protect their welfare, and prepare them for the future.

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The Charity Ball Association of San Antonio, Inc. gratefully acknowledges the G.A.C. Halff Foundation for partially underwriting this website.