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Baumberger Endowment


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Baumberger Endowment

7201 Broadway, Ste. 300

San Antonio, TX United States 78209-3774

Telephone: 2108228915

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $30,271,373

Total giving: $1,206,150






Trust established in 1979 in TX - Mr. Baumberger was a lifetime resident of San Antonio and a former president and chairman of the board of the San Antonio Portland Cement Company. His will stipulates that the income from his fortune be devoted to education of Texas youth in the basic arts and sciences

Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards paid directly to the institution for graduating high school seniors from Bexar County, Texas, to attend Texas colleges and universities.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships only to graduating seniors of high schools in Bexar County, TX.


The applicant must be a graduating senior of an accredited (TEA) high school within Bexar County, Texas, have resided in Texas for at least 10 years, graduate in the upper one-half of the class, and achieve a minimum total score of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math scorse only) on the Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT) or composite of 22 on the American College Test (ACT). The scholarships are limited to state-supported or non-denominational colleges and universities located in Texas. Baumberger scholars are evaluated on a competitive basis without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, sex, age, or religion and are selected by an impartial committee of professional educators. The scholars are awarded scholarships with the amount of stipend calculated each year based on college costs and student resources and are challenged to pursue quality higher education to the fullest extent culminating in a degree. For additional information, eligible students should contact their high school counselor.

Fields of Interest

  • Community college education
  • Education
  • Higher education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $30,271,373 (market value)

Expenditures: $1,553,401

Total giving: $1,206,150

Qualifying distributions: $1,405,309