Our Mission

The Carroll and Marguerite Wheeler Foundation is a tax-exempt organization dedicated to educating, supporting and strengthening families and communities, with an emphasis in McMullen, Atascosa, and surrounding Texas counties.

Focus Areas

The Foundation intends to support a broad spectrum of charitable organizations which sustain, encourage and promote one or more of the following focus areas:


The Foundation is committed to ensuring education is a key component in life by supporting organizations which emphasize the importance of education.


The Foundation is committed to making a positive difference in people’s lives by supporting organizations, that aid, empower and enhance the quality of life of others.


The Foundation is committed to encouraging communities and community-based organizations to move towards a strong, sustainable future. This includes inspiring partnerships and philanthropy that strengthen communities.

Apply for a Grant

The Foundation supports many causes and programs. If you would like to submit an application for consideration, click the link below.

Questions? Please email foundations@sendero.com for help.