Note: After 7 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST), all donations will be processed the following business day.
The San Diego Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization making all donations tax-exempt.
The San Diego Foundation has completed all sections of the Payment Card Industry’s Self Assessment Questionnaire resulting in a compliant rating.
Donate by Check:
Please make checks payable to The San Diego Foundation and mail them to “Attn: Donations” at 2508 Historic Decatur Rd., Ste. 200, San Diego, CA 92106. Please write the fund name and number on the memo line. For year-end charitable giving, checks must be postmarked no later than December 30.
Donate by Credit Card:
Please call 619-235-2300 (M-F, 8am – 5pm) to make a contribution to a donor advised fund with your credit card. Credit card transaction fees will apply.
Donate via Wire Transfer:
The Foundation partners with First Republic Bank (12626 High Bluff Dr., Ste. 400, San Diego, CA 92130; Account # 8000-167-8870) for wire cash transfers. Please identify the amount and institution the wire transfer will come from, and a contact name and phone number for wiring institution. For questions or assistance, please call us at 619-235-2300 (M-F, 8am-5pm).
Donate Appreciated Stock:
We have many brokerage accounts and may have one with your brokerage firm. IN ADVANCE OF YOUR STOCK GIFT, we will need to know the:
- Fund name and fund number receiving the stock gift
- Stock type
- Number of shares and/or approximate value
- Your broker’s name, address, and phone number
- Type of account the shares are coming from (individual; family trust; etc.)
For questions or assistance, please call us at 619-235-2300 (M-F, 8am-5pm). For year-end charitable giving, please note that some transfers of stocks and mutual funds may take up to 4-6 weeks. Please consult with your donor manager if you have questions.