Support a specific area of focus through one of The San Diego Foundation’s programs and funds.
The Age-Friendly Communities Program addresses the needs of older adults by promoting systems-level change in partnership with local governments, experts on aging and community advocates.
The Arts & Culture Fund supports and advances a diverse range of artistic and cultural experiences that serve as a catalyst for innovation, equity and civic engagement in the region.
The Balboa Park Fund is dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing Balboa Park, the nation's largest urban cultural park and the crown jewel of San Diego.
The Malin Burnham Center for Civic Engagement brings community together to learn and discuss social challenges and opportunities by facilitating dialogue and collaborative action to create a vibrant San Diego region.
The Climate Program focuses on preparation for and resilience to the impacts of climate change by leading efforts to inform, educate and engage policy makers, and other regional and local leaders.
The Community Scholarship Fund helps low-income and first-generation students in San Diego County prepare for, pay for and persist through college.
The Creative Catalyst Program strengthens San Diego’s creative economy by providing opportunities for local professional artists to create work that advances their careers, increases civic engagement and enriches our quality of life.
The Early Childhood Education & Development fund expands equity and opportunity in San Diego by giving local children and families greater access to quality, affordable early childhood education and care throughout the San Diego region.
In March 2021, hundreds of migrant girls unaccompanied by an adult arrived at the Downtown San Diego Convention Center with little more than the clothes on their backs. Many of these migrant children have fled Latin America in
search of a better life absent the violence, hunger and poverty
they are experiencing in their home countries. Their journey has
been harrowing. As they arrive in San Diego, extending a sense
of hope and welcoming is important as they recover from the
trauma they have endured.
The For the Girls rapid-response fund connects donor support to local nonprofits providing assistance to the girls, including flexible emergency support and funds for the girls’ emerging needs.
The Fund for the Future is an endowment fund that will forever support the San Diego region’s unforeseen challenges and enable us to create and respond to opportunity thanks to your vision and leadership today.
The Health & Human Services Fund supports the health and well-being of individuals and families by investing in programs and initiatives that provide essential human and social services for San Diegans.
Social good and profit can go hand-in-hand. Through the Impact Loan Fund, philanthropy and market-based solutions work together to address our region’s most pressing social challenges.
The Opening the Outdoors Program connects, protects and increases access to nature across the county, especially for San Diegans in underserved and park-poor communities.
The Science & Technology Program is funded by the Blasker-Rose-Miah and Reuben H. Fleet Foundation Endowments. The Science & Technology Program supports efforts to expand the pipeline of under-represented students pursuing STEM degrees and career pathways at local community colleges, universities, companies and organizations.
The Social Enterprise Fund supports the region's nonprofit community by empowering organizations to develop and grow sustainable, revenue-based business models in alignment with their social missions.
The Strong Families, Thriving Communities initiative aims to strengthen the connections between children and families by improving systems and reducing disparities for system-involved youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
The Youth Development Fund provides opportunities for children and youth of all ages and backgrounds to participate in programs that help them build character and develop leadership and social skills that will benefit them as they grow into healthy, responsible and productive adults.
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