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

2017: By The Numbers

Community Impact

1,127

Scholarships Awarded

1,714

NPOs Received Grants

Giving

$50.9M

Given in Grants

5,686

Grants Awarded

Reach

$732M

In Total Assets

$462M

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

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Community Heroes

Community Conversation

KPBS and the National Conflict Resolution Center present Community Heroes, honoring individuals who give selflessly to build civility and community in San Diego.

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