Our Vision

Our vision is to inspire stewardship for the San Antonio River and the ecology it supports.

Our Mission

Our mission is to preserve, enhance, and transform the San Antonio River Basin as a vibrant cultural, educational, ecological, and recreational experience.

Our Purpose

We support scientific and educational activities that promote and encourage the conservation, stewardship, restoration, preservation and enjoyment of the land and water resources of the San Antonio River Basin.

Who We Are

The San Antonio River Foundation is the nonprofit partner to the San Antonio River Authority. Established to provide amenities and enhancements along the San Antonio River and its tributaries not funded by public monies, the Foundation invests in and manages public projects that provide opportunities for residents and tourists alike to enjoy the river’s natural beauty, immerse themselves in its history and become thoughtful stewards of its future.

What We Do

The River Foundation’s ambitious projects range from creating unprecedented opportunities for education, recreation and interaction with nature along the river to initiating, funding and installing exciting urban art projects by renowned regional, national, and international artists.

Our Projects

Pearl Turning Basin at nIght

Pearl Turning Basin

Carlos Cortes | The Grotto

The Grotto

River Origins

River Origins and Movements #1 and #2

Donald Lipski | F.I.S.H.


Ewing Halsell Pedestrian Bridge

Ewing Halsell Pedestrian Bridge

Support Art Along the River

Support Art Along the River

HemisFair Panels

HemisFair Panels

Bill Fontana | Sonic Passage

Sonic Passage

Under The Over Bridge

Under the Over Bridge

Stuart Allen | 29° 25' 57" N AND 98° 29' 13" W

29° 25′ 57″ N AND 98° 29′ 13″ W

Rolando Briseño | Los Encuentros

Puente de los Encuentros

Lock and Dam on Museum Reach

AT&T Lock and Dam

Shimmer Field vertical

Shimmer Field

Maverick Tile Mural closeup

Maverick Tile Mural

Anita Valencia | Butterfly Bench


Vincent Valdez | Serapes


Confluence Park during springtime at night

Confluence Park

Anne Wallace | The Once and Future River

The Once and Future River

Stacy Levy | River Return with skateboarder

River Return

Support Art Along the River

Support Art Along the River

Mel Chin | CoCobijos


Riley Robinson | Yuanaguana on river


Arne Quinze | Whispers


Arbol de la Vida Margarita Cabrera

Árbol de la Vida: Memorias y Voces de la Tierra

Escondido Creek Parkway

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San Antonio River Foundation

600 E Euclid Ave,
San Antonio, TX 78212

Contact Us

Tel: 210.224.2694
E-mail: info@sariverfound.org

Your Generosity Has Changed Your World

Since 2003, our Foundation has privately raised and reinvested over $43 million dollars in enhancing your San Antonio River experience. Our project partners —the San Antonio River Authority, Bexar County, the City of San Antonio, and the US Army Corps of Engineers — have invested over $789 million in river improvements for our community. Together, our investments have added over $3.6 billion in economic impact through adjacent private investment and development.