About Us

Our Goals & Objectives

The RGV Community Foundation is organized to provide continuing funding for the arts, education, economic development and scientific purposes that exist in McAllen and the surrounding areas. The Foundation’s goal is to provide a simpler method of giving back to our community. Organized through a board of directors, the RGV Community Foundation aims to serve as a fund supported by multiple donors designed to benefit a wide range of area residents and non-profit organizations.

2011 Board of Directors

Ruben Bosquez, Chairman
Frost Bank
510 E. Ridge Rd., McAllen, TX 78503 

Joe Brown
Border Capital Bank
1801 S. McColl Rd., McAllen, TX 78503

Ricky Longoria
Burton McCumber & Cortez, LLP
205 Pecan Blvd., McAllen, TX 78501

Anne Cragg
Hart Silva & Company, CPAs
522 N. Main St., McAllen, TX 78501

Charlie Lopez
Denny’s
P.O. Box 70, McAllen, TX 78505 

Greg Seiler
Rio Grande Regional Hospital
101 E. Ridge Rd., McAllen, TX 78503

Susan Valverde
Sylvan Learning Center
901 Dove Ave., McAllen, TX 78504

Dr. James Ponce
McAllen ISD
2000 N. 23rd St., McAllen, TX 78501

A Growing Mission

Able to distribute seven grants its first year, the RGV Community Foundation has made significant contributions over the last ten years. The number of grants has increased yearly and money has been given to choirs, museum, dance, and theater groups. Our goal is to continue to expand the giving to critical missions and organizations – with your support.

Contact Us

Contact Information

RGV Community Foundation

1200 Ash Ave.

McAllen, Texas 78501

(956) 682-2871

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