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2017: By The Numbers

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In Endowment

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

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Recent News

Carlsbad City Council Meeting

December 2017 Letter from CCF Board Chair Catherine Magaña

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The San Diego Foundation today activated the San Diego Regional Disaster Fund to collect...

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#GivingTuesday 2017 San Diego

#GivingTuesday Sets $274 Million Online Donation Record

#GivingTuesday 2017 resulted in $274 million in online donations from more than 150 countries...

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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.

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

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Community Heroes: Environmental Sustainability

Join KPBS and the NCRC for an in-person interview with Diane Takvorian and KPBS reporter Erik Anderson.

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