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

2016: By The Numbers

Community Impact

954

Scholarships Awarded

1,666

NPOs Received Grants

Giving

$58.5M

Given in Grants

5,650

Grants Awarded

Reach

$672M

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 $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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Community Heroes

Community Heroes: A Community Conversation

Join us for a community conversation to honor our first Community Hero of 2017, a leader focused on racial justice and equality in San Diego who gave selflessly to benefit their community and actively made it a better place.

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