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

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

- Mahatma Gandhi

2015: By The Numbers

Community Impact


Scholarships Awarded


NPOs Received Grants



Given in Grants


Grants Awarded



In Total Assets


In Endowment

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Kevin Barnard President, The Escondido
Creek Conservancy

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