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2015: By The Numbers

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Kevin Barnard President, The Escondido
Creek Conservancy

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Recent News

Press Release from The San Diego Foundation

San Ysidro Community Foundation Promotes Unity with $10,000 in Grants at First Annual Celebration

The San Ysidro Community Foundation (SYCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, hosted...

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San Diego Museums for Opportunity Youth

Museums Open New World of Education to San Diego’s Opportunity Youth

Museums give youth an opportunity to explore new topics and engage in interactive learning....

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Philanthropy Roundup: April 2016

Our “Philanthropy Roundup” posts highlight stories – at the local and national level –...

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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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Charis Kubrin

Race: Are We So Different?

Join us, in partnership with the San Diego Museum of Man and Dr. Charis Kubrin, to learn together about how structural and systemic racism relates to opportunity in education.

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