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community impact you want

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

2016: 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

Water Conservation Garden

Water Conservation Garden Leads County Efforts in Water Efficiency

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Coronado Bridge

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Press Release from The San Diego Foundation

Mission Edge to Launch San Diego Accelerator and Impact Lab (SAIL)

Mission Edge and The San Diego Foundation announced the launch of the San Diego...

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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


Join us for a community conversation to honor our third Community Hero of 2017, a leader working to make a difference in immigration in San Diego.

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