Empower the
community impact you want

$1 Billion in grantmaking for San Diego nonprofits and our community

2017: By The Numbers

Community Impact


Scholarships Awarded


NPOs Received Grants



Given in Grants


Grants Awarded



In Total Assets


In Endowment

"An endowment benefits your organization because it stabilizes your organization. "
Kevin Barnard President, The Escondido
Creek Conservancy

Support Future Generations

Learn About Endowment Funds

Recent News

San Diego LGBT Pride Month 2018

Nonprofits Embody Spirit of Pride Month All Year

In honor of Pride Month, learn about San Diego organizations that devote their missions...

Read More
Evan Apodaca

Creative Catalyst Spotlight: Evan Apodaca

Meet 2018 Creative Catalyst artist Evan Apodaca and learn about his passion for the...

Read More
William T. Grant Foundation

Nonprofit Update June 2018: Events & Funding Opportunities

To support San Diego nonprofit efforts, we share valuable information every month about upcoming...

Read More

Working Together to Grow a Vibrant Region

Since 1975, The San Diego Foundation has been helping passionate, socially minded citizens find ways to create positive impacts in communities across the San Diego region. Through more than 1,900 funds we manage, our donors have generously given over $1 billion to support nonprofit organizations that provide assistance and opportunity to people throughout our community. Our donors and funds all share a common purpose: to make the San Diego region a better place to be WELL (Work, Enjoy, Live & Learn) today and in the future.

Learn More About The San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization making all donations tax-exempt.

Community Heroes

A Community Conversation with Imam Taha Hassane

Join us for an in-person interview with the Director of the Islamic Center of San Diego Imam Taha Hassane, Community Hero for civility in public discourse.

See Event Details