Working to enhance the lives and hopes of children.

The Charity Ball Association’s mission is simple: to support and enhance the lives and opportunities of the children of Bexar County.

Its impact has been great: distribution of $28,000,000 to nonprofit agencies that provide services to children.


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Charitable Beneficiaries

Meet this year’s Charitable Beneficiaries who are committed to improving the lives of the children of San Antonio.

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Join us in meeting the needs of the children in our community. Make a contribution today.

Grant selection process

The Charity Ball Association selects annual Charitable Beneficiaries through a carefully researched vetting process.

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What we Do

Enhancing children's quality of life through generosity and advocacy

The Charity Ball Association makes a difference by providing direct financial support to those in need, by way of a rigorous grant selection process — comprised of financial, leadership and program review, site visits and evaluative follow-up after the money is distributed to assure compliance with all grant requirements.


CBA’s “unparalleled passion and dedication has transformed hundreds of thousands of tiny lives, with countless more to come.”

Shannon Gilliland Nesbit, Family Service Association

Stay up to date with our latest news

2024 Funding Delivery Day

What a great day it was delivering checks to the 22 agencies selected for 2024 on May 1, 2024!  This was our second year to deliver checks in-person and it has turned into a special

2024 Advocacy Event at Little Flower School

Each year, the Charity Ball Association hosts an Advocacy Event to bring a special experience to the children of a local charity. This year’s Advocacy Event took place on April 5, 2024 at the Little

Charity Ball Association Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Announcing our 70th Anniversary logo! This year is Charity Ball Association’s 70th Anniversary, and to mark the significant milestone a commemorative anniversary logo was created. From 1954 to 2024, CBA has raised over $27 million