The San Antonio Tricentennial announced its second round of Community Partners at a local landmark and historic theater. The non-profit organizations announced aim to enrich San Antonio’s 300th anniversary experience through activities that reflect the city and county’s unique history and diversity.

“The Tricentennial is not only a celebration of our history, it’s a celebration of who we are today and what we will be in the future,” said Edward Benavides, CEO of the Tricentennial Commission. “The non-profit organizations selected as community partners contribute to our city’s legacy of giving and generosity.”

Robert Thrailkill, President and Co-chair of the Tricentennial Commission remarked on the diversity of the selected partners, “These non-profit organizations represent the best that our city has to offer; they foster San Antonio treasures such as our unique culture, art, technology, and education. These are the gems that embody and support our city’s legacy.”

The Tricentennial Commission is accepting applications to become a Community Partner until August 1st, 2017. Potential community partners are evaluated on the organization’s alignment with the Tricentennial Guiding Principles:

  • Creates a positive and lasting impact
  • Showcases San Antonio’s diversity, inclusiveness, and authenticity
  • Defines the Tricentennial identity
  • Identifies financial integrity and visibility, timeliness, and transparency
  • Educates and celebrates our shared history, and furthers our legacy

The community is encouraged to apply online at to become a part of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary.

Partner Organizations

38 Annual Tejano Music Awards
Alpha Home Inc.
Aerial Horizon
Alamo Area Council of Governments
Alamo Area Council of Governments, Bexar Senior Advisory Committee
Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
Alamo Asian Chamber of Commerce
Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce
Alamo City Community Marching Band
Alamo City Dance Company
Alamo Defenders Descendants Association
Alamo Kiwanis Club
Alamo Metro Chorus
Alamo Quarry Market
Alpha Education Foundation of San Antonio (Delta Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha)
Alpha Phi Sigma
Alpha Phi Sigma Philos
AIA San Antonio
American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program
American Indians in Texas
Animal Defense League of Texas
Anjua San Antonio
Any Baby Can of San Antonio
Antioch Baptist Church
Art for SA
Arts San Antonio
Asian American Alliance of San Antonio
Asociacion de Charros San Antonio
Association of Puerto Ricans in San Antonio
Assistance League of San Antonio
Avenida Guadalupe
Ballet Conservatory of South Texas
Ballet Folklorico Festival
Ballet San Antonio
Baptist Health System
Battle of Flowers
Beauty by V2
Beethoven Maennerchor
Bethel Community Development Corporation
Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers
Bexar County Suburban Cities Council
Blessed Angels Community Center
Blue Star
Botanical Gardens
Brackenridge High School
Brackenridge Park Conservancy
Briscoe Western Art Museum
Brooklyn StEat Food Park
Brooks Development Authority
Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs
Build San Antonio Green
Burbank High School
Burras Finas Production
Canary Islands Descendants Association
Carver Community Cultural Center
Castle Ragtime Company
Catholic Charities
Celebration Circle
Central Christian Church
Centro San Antonio
Chamber Orchestra of San Antonio
Children’s Ballet of San Antonio
Children’s Chorus of San Antonio and SOLI Chamber Ensemble
City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation
City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department
Classic Theatre of San Antonio
Coker United Methodist Church
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – San Antonio Chapter
Communities in Schools of San Antonio
Community First Health Plans
Community Housing Resource Partners
Consulado General de México en San Antonio/Mexican Cultural Institute
Contemporary Art Month
Coppini Academy of Fine Arts
COSA Aviation Dept.
Crossmen Productions Inc.
Daily Bread Ministries
Daughters of the American Revolution – Alamo Chapter
Daughters of the Republic of Texas – Alamo Couriers Chapter
Daughters of the Republic of Texas – Alamo Heroes Chapter
Daughters of the Republic of Texas – Alamo Mission Chapter
De Wese’s Tip Top Café
Delegation Corse des Artes Culture
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Digital Fabrication Alliance
Divine Providence Catholic Church
Dr. Martin Luther King March/MLK Commission
DreamVoice LLC.
Earn a Bike Co-op
East San Antonio Community Development Corporation
Ecumenical Center
Education Service Center, Region 20
Elite Couture Boutique
El Camino Real de los Tejas Nat Historic Trail
Elf Louise Christmas Project
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc.
Fashion Week San Antonio
Fiesta San Antonio Commission
Fifty years later committee
Film School of San Antonio at Harlandale High School
First Presbyterian Church
Former Texas Rangers Foundation
Fratello’s LLC
Friedburg/ Rahn Duo
Friends of Casa Navarro
Friends of Hospice San Antonio
Garrison Retreats
Gateway to Pearls Debutante Program and Ball
Gemini Ink
Gifts of Love from Above
Girl Rising
Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas Catholic Committee
Goodwill Industries
Grace Lutheran Church
Greehey School of Business, St. Mary’s University
Green Beret Foundation
Green Spaces Alliance
Guadalupe Cultural Arts
Hard Rock Café
Harlandale ISD
Harp and Shamrock Society
Haven for Hope
Hawthorne Academy
Headwaters at Incarnate Word
Heart of Texas Concert Band
Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corporation
Herb Market Association
High Voltage Music Program
Hindes Academy of Fine Art
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
Hot Wells Conservancy
Houston Street Charities
Hug Me Ink
Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon
I.M.BRACE Education
Jewish Federation of SA
Johnny Hernandez Foundation
Josephine Theatrical Company
Jubilee Academic Center
Jump Start Performance Company
Junior League of San Antonio
KAZ Creations
King William Association
La Prensa de San Antonio
Las Casas Foundation
La Trinidad United Methodist Church
Lanier High School
Launch SA
Laus Deus Praise Dance Ministry
Leaders Inspiring Future Endeavors
Leon Valley Historical Society
Lighthouse for the Blind
Linda Pace Foundation
Logistics Management Institute
Lone Star Art Alliance
Los Bexarenos Genealogical Historical Society
Los Compadres de SA Missions
Los Padres Prostrate Cancer Charity
LULAC District XV
Lupus Foundation of America
Macias Family
Make a Difference Events
Marisol Deluna Foundation
McNay Art Museum
Meals on Wheels of San Antonio
Medina and Co Productions
Memorial High School Bicentennial Alumni Committee
Mexican American Studies for San Antonio
Mission Concepcion
Mobile Loaves and Fishes
Monte Vista Historical Association
Musical Bridges Around the World
NAACP: San Antonio Branch
National Alliance of Grieving Children
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, San Antonio Chapter
National Diversity Council
National Hispanic Institute at San Antonio
NCAA Final Four 2018 – SA Local Organizing Committee
Northside ISD Education Foundation
Northside School Museum
Oblate School of Theology
Official Little Miss/Mr. San Antonio Pageant
Office of City Clerk – City of San Antonio
Old Spanish Missions, Inc.
Ole Flamenco Studios
Opera San Antonio
Order of Granaderos y Damas de Galvez
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and Shrine
Our Lady of the Lake University
Palo Alto College
Paseo del Rio Association
Performing Arts San Antonio
Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy
Photo SA
Piazza Di Colombo
PicaPica Plaza
Playhouse San Antonio
Power of Preservation Foundation
Presidio La Bahia
Pride of San Antonio Showband
Pride San Antonio Inc.
Project Prom Dress
Providence Place
Quenedit Dance Theatre
Radius Center
Rahm Carrington
Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner
REI San Antonio
Renaissance Guild
Rey Feo Consejo Educational Foundation
Richard Canfield
Roy Maas Youth Alternatives
Sam’s Covers
San Antonio Area Association for Bilingual Education
San Antonio Art League and Museum
San Antonio Automobile Dealers Association
San Antonio Bar Association
San Antonio Bar Auxiliary
San Antonio Beer Festival
San Antonio Chamber Choir
San Antonio Chamber Music Society
San Antonio Choral Society
San Antonio Conservation Society
San Antonio Current
San Antonio Dance Umbrella
San Antonio de Bexar Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
San Antonio Folk Dance Festival
San Antonio Food Bank
San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside
San Antonio Founding Heritage
San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society
San Antonio Glass Art Guild
San Antonio Healthy Start
San Antonio Housing Authority’s Education Investment Foundation
San Antonio Humane Society
San Antonio Juneteenth Association
San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce
San Antonio Living History Association
San Antonio Lutheran Coronation Association
San Antonio Magazine
San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet
San Antonio Mural Ride
San Antonio Museum of Art
San Antonio Museum of Science and Technology
San Antonio North Central Rotary
San Antonio Parks Foundation
San Antonio Polo Club
San Antonio Public Library
San Antonio Public Library Foundation
San Antonio Railroad Heritage Museum
San Antonio Retired Teachers Association
San Antonio River Authority
San Antonio River Foundation
San Antonio Sports
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo
San Antonio Swing Dance Society
San Antonio Symphonic Band
San Antonio Symphony
San Antonio Area Tourism Council
San Antonio Youth Ballet
San Antonio Zoo
SATX Inner City Development
Scottish Society of San Antonio
Seton Home
Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
Sociedad Herencia Puertorriquena
Soka Gakkai International-USA
Sol Center at University Presbyterian Church
Soldiers’ Angels
South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Southwest High School
Southwest ISD Fine Arts Department
Southwest School of Art
St. Ann Catholic Church
St. Anthony the Great Orthodox Church
St. Francis de Assisi Catholic Church
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
St. Mary’s University
St. PJ’s Children’s Home
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
State Association of Texas Pioneers
Stop the Meanness
Summer of Service
Susan G. Komen San Antonio
Tech Skills on Wheels
TEDx San Antonio
Tehuan Band of Mission Indians
Texas A&M University San Antonio
Texas Children’s Choir
Texas Kidney Foundation
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: Goliad State Park
Texas Pentathlon
Texas Revolution Soccer Club
Texas Trail Roundup
Texas WWI Centennial Commemoration
The Circle School
The Pink Ring Club
The Prosthetic Foundation
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Tobin Fine Arts School at Saint Mary’s Hall
Traditional American Indian Society
Tribal Fire Dance Theatre
Trilogy Dance Center
Trinity University
TRL Productions
United Way Emerging Leaders Council
Urban 15
US Army All American Bowl
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures
UTSA International Society for Historical Linguistics
UTSA Libraries
Valero Alamo Bowl
Venture Lab
VIA Metropolitan Transit
Villa Finale
Viva Theatre Company
Westside Development Corporation
Witte Museum
Women in Aviation – Alamo City Chapter
Women’s Chamber of Commerce
Woman’s Club of San Antonio
Women’s Energy Network: South Texas Chapter
Woodlawn Theatre
World Collegiate Soccer Championship
World Heritage Office
Write Art Out
Youth Orchestra of San Antonio

About the San Antonio Tricentennial

In 2018, San Antonio will mark its 300th anniversary: a rare, historic event that will be remembered for generations. The Tricentennial Commission, a public nonprofit, leads the way in celebrating and commemorating our 300 years by developing a year of educational, artistic, and entertaining events. As San Antonio takes the world’s stage, key initiatives include: History & Education, Arts & Culture, Community Service, and Commemorative Week. The yearlong commemoration will celebrate our memorable past and propel us into our equally remarkable future. You are invited to join our community and be a part of the next chapter in San Antonio’s legendary story.