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Climbing to $1 Billion in grantmaking for San Diego nonprofits and our community
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An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

- Mahatma Gandhi

2015: By The Numbers

Community Impact

1,036

Scholarships Awarded

1,773

NPOs Received Grants

Giving

$48.1M

Given in Grants

5,600

Grants Awarded

Reach

$686M

In Total Assets

$423M

In Endowment

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

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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 $900 million 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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Linking Innovation with Inclusion, with Dolores Huerta

See civil rights icon Dolores Huerta’s life on film and converse with her, Dr. Manuel Pastor and other local leaders focused on innovative and impactful employment access and opportunity.

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