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

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

Earth Day 2018

Access & Enjoy San Diego’s Green Space on Earth Day

As Earth Day approaches Sunday, April 22, we’re reminded that the outdoors plays a...

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Press Release from The San Diego Foundation

Ramona Community Foundation Announces 2018 Grants Available

In its 7th year of grantmaking, Ramona Community Foundation invites nonprofit organizations and agencies...

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Hundreds More Low-Income Students Targeted for College Success with Community Scholars Initiative

The San Diego Foundation today announced the Community Scholars Initiative, a pilot project that...

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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.

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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