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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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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


*Justin Peek
*Sandy Lund
Immediate Past Chair
*Stefan Prvanov
Justin Frank
Membership Chair
Steve Puterski
Events Co-Chair
Polly Williams
Events Co-Chair
Renee Cohen
Grants Chair
*Dale Isaacs
Carlton Lund
*Karen Pearson
*Ray Pearson
Tom Pilcher
*Hollyce Phillips
Chris Ryan
Bret Schanzenbach
Banner Bank
Corporate Member
Carlsbad by the Sea
Corporate Member
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Partners in Education
Corporate Member
Eaton Fuschia Investments
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
WWM Financial
Corporate Member
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News & Events

2021 - 2022 Grant Cycle

Carlsbad Charitable Foundation (CCF) awarded $116,396 in funding to six nonprofit organizations. CCF focused on projects that support many aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic for Carlsbad residents, such as food security, homelessness, education and childcare.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad
Summer and After School Programming
Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce
Restaurant Recovery Program
Carlsbad Educational Foundation
Kids Care Summer Adventure
Grocery Gifts
Groceries for Carlsbad Unified School District Families
Interfaith Community Services
Coronavirus Response Project
Women’s Resource Center
Emergency Services COVID Relief Program
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Contact Us

For more information or to join today, contact Trudy Armstrong, Regional Affiliates Director, at or (619) 764-8602.

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