OneStar Foundation is proud to present the 2019 Texas Nonprofit Summit in historic San Antonio!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
San Antonio, Texas


  • $75 for individuals, students, and nonprofit leaders from organizations with annual operating budgets of less than $500,000

  • $125 for nonprofit leaders from organizations with annual operating budgets of $500,000 to $1 million

  • $175 for business leaders, philanthropists, academics, and nonprofit leaders from organizations with annual operating budgets of more than $1 million

Join more than 400 nonprofit professionals, board members, funders, business leaders, and government and academic representatives for an energizing day of learning, networking, and idea sharing.

This year's theme is all about inspiring collaborative approaches to our work. Together, we will explore how innovative partnerships with volunteers, philanthropists, business leaders, and other nonprofit organizations lead to extraordinary impact. By working together, we can amplify our resources and talents to overcome the most pressing challenges facing our communities.

Learn about nonprofit trends and innovative strategies and practices, and get to know social sector leaders from across Texas and beyond.  Register today to ensure your spot at Texas' premier nonprofit conference! 



8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Check In & Breakfast


3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Late Afternoon Breakout Sessions


4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Networking Reception overlooking the San Antonio River Walk

If you would like to purchase admission to Networking Reception only, please contact Ann Starr, Conference Coordinator.


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The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
115 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78205

The 2019 Texas Nonprofit Summit will be held at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, a dazzling architectural treasure located on San Antonio’s historic River Walk. The Tobin Center is the performance home for all of San Antonio’s nonprofit performing arts organizations and regularly serves the greater San Antonio community by hosting conferences and events.



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The Hotel Indigo San Antonio River Walk
830 North Saint Mary's, San Antonio, TX 78205

Attendees of the Texas Nonprofit Summit may reserve hotel accommodations at Hotel Indigo San Antonio Riverwalk for $149 per night. Book your room by Friday, October 18 to get this special Texas Nonprofit Summit discount rate!

The Hotel Indigo is an upscale, beautiful boutique hotel located one block from the Tobin Center. It is a grand, Spanish-style villa located directly on the River Walk in our thriving arts community and featuring local artwork, an outdoor pool, terrace and guest room balconies with views of the river. The Hotel Indigo is located within walking distance of many of downtown’s popular attractions, including the Alamo, with easy access to the Blue Line Trolley.



Edith Lutnick, Co-Founder and President, Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund

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The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit charity was established September 11th, 2001 to address the short and long term needs of victims of terrorism. In 2005, The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund expanded its mission to include aid to families impacted by natural disasters and emergencies as well as direct service charities. Under Ms. Lutnick’s leadership as Co-Founder & President, The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has raised and distributed approximately $336 million and implemented numerous programs to assist victims and their families.

The Relief Fund’s expanded scope has included direct financial aid to victims in natural disasters including the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Puerto Rico, Hurricane Harvey in Houston, the 2017 Northern California Wildfires, Superstorm Sandy in New York and the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, as well as assistance to the wounded members of our military.

Ms. Lutnick facilitates the annual Charity Day events at Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, where 100% of the firms’ revenues on September 11th are donated to The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, which in turn assists hundreds of deserving not-for-profits around the world. Since its inception, Charity Day has raised approximately $159 million.

A sought after and inspiring public speaker, Ms. Lutnick addresses a wide variety of audiences on topics including leadership, corporate and social responsibility, 9/11, resilience, living with tragedy, non-violence, and disaster relief and planning. She is also the author of An Unbroken Bond: The Untold Story Of How The 658 Cantor Fitzgerald Families Faced The Tragedy Of 9/11 And Beyond.

Ms. Lutnick holds a BS from the University of Rhode Island (1980) and a JD and MBA from Syracuse University (1982). She is a respected voice on several 9/11 advisory committees including the September 11th National Memorial and Museum, and is a member of the Board of Directors of The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, Evolve, and an Honorary Board member of A Caring Hand: The Billy Esposito Foundation.


The Texas Nonprofit Summit is made possible by these generous sponsors.




OneStar Foundation equips Texas communities to meet their needs by convening partners across sectors to build the capacity of nonprofits, promoting service and volunteerism, and investing in effective solutions.

OneStar accomplishes its mission in these ways:


OneStar is a statewide convener, bringing together key stakeholders from nonprofits, business, government, academia, and philanthropy to advance collaborative approaches that build strong, resilient communities. The Texas Nonprofit Summit builds on a 40+ year history of conference hosting, and is OneStar’s signature nonprofit convening.


OneStar promotes the value of service and volunteerism, effective philanthropy, cross-sector partnerships, and innovative practices to drive community solutions


OneStar strategically invests our resources and talent to strengthen promising programs, scale proven models, and provide essential tools and support in alignment with state priorities.

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