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The Goldsbury Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-09

At A Glance

The Goldsbury Foundation

P.O. Box 460567

San Antonio, TX United States 78246-0567

Telephone: (210) 582-2074


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $48,503,820

Total giving: $4,856,933






Established in 1996 in TX - Founded by Christopher Goldsbury, Jr., the former owner of Pace Salsa, which he sold to the Campbell Soup Company.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is committed to providing meaningful philanthropic support that stimulates positive and lasting change for the children and families of San Antonio, Texas. Reflecting its historic funding focus on the prevention of substance abuse, the foundation remains strongly committed to providing positive healthy and transformational experiences and opportunities for the children and families of San Antonio. On a going forward basis, it is specifically interested in addressing the issues contributing to young people dropping out of school in its community.

Program Area(s)

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

Healthy Choices

Giving to prevent conduct problems/risky behavior by enhancing a young person’s ability to make healthy choices.

Healthy Families

Giving to ensure children grow up in healthy, strong families that have access to health care, have all their basic needs met and are headed by well prepared, nurturing parents.

Healthy Future

Giving to facilitate graduation from high school or attainment of GED by encouraging an integrated focus on academics, credit recovery, remediation, youth development, family support, health and social services, and community development.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child abuse
  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Heart and circulatory system diseases
  • Homeless services
  • Specialty hospital care
  • Substance abuse prevention
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $48,503,820 (market value)

Expenditures: $5,266,634

Total giving: $4,856,933

Qualifying distributions: $5,052,994

Giving activities include:

$4,856,933 for 15 grants (high: $3,000,000; low: $100)