Our Purpose

We serve as the most effective funding force in supporting, strengthening and growing nonprofits in our community.

Our mission is to celebrate and invest in Carlsbad. We improve our quality of life and meet emerging needs through responsible philanthropy, our community endowment, annual grantmaking, and legacy planning that will benefit Carlsbad, now and forever.

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Benefitting Carlsbad Now & Forever with Board Chair Justin Peek

Listen to Board Chair Justin Peek speak about how Carlsbad Charitable Foundation celebrates and invests in the people and programs dedicated to improving the Carlsbad community.

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When you become a member of the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation, you give together with others who are passionate about this special community through collective grantmaking and endowment building.

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Meet Our Members


Bret Schanzenbach
*Karen Pearson
Vice Chair
*Justin Peek
Membership Chair
*Jim Brubaker
*Stefan Prvanov
Renee Cohen
Events Chair
Matthew Anderson
Grants Chair
*Hollyce Phillips
Legacy Chair
*Carlton Lund
Special Projects Chair
Polly Williams
Governance Chair
Justin Frank
Dale Isaacs
*Sandy Lund
*Ray Pearson
JR Phillips
Carl Pinkard
Chris Ryan
Banner Bank
Corporate Member
Carlsbad by the Sea
Corporate Member
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Partners in Education
Corporate Member
Eaton Fuschia Investments
Corporate Member
Famulare Jewelers
Corporate Member
Grand Pacific Resorts
Corporate Member
Hoehn Motors
Corporate Member
The Lund Team
Corporate Member
Rayne Water Conditioning
Corporate Member
Ryan Video Productions
Corporate Member
Sanders Tech-Ed Foundation
Corporate Member
Ting Internet
Corporate Member
WWM Financial
Corporate Member
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News & Events

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation
Academy of Environmental Stewardship
Autism Tree Project
Programs and Services for Families Impacted by Autism
Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito
Big 8 Middle School Sports Program
Burn Institute
Fire Safe Kids Program
Kids For Peace
Great Kindness Challenge
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
STEM Workshops for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Students
Southern California Care Community
Mental Health Services for Uninsured & Unhoused Residents
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Contact Us

For more information or to join today, contact Michael Oliveri, Regional Affiliates Manager, at moliveri@sdfoundation.org or (619) 791-1773.

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