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"An endowment benefits your organization because it stabilizes your organization. "
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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Growing Resilience in Our Community

Growing Resilience in Our Community

Join The San Diego Foundation, County of San Diego, South Bay Youth Coalition and our partners for a special screening of Jamie Redford’s Sundance-debuted film Resilience.

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