Join forces with your fellow San Diegans who are getting involved to improve our region, our cities and our neighborhoods. Let The San Diego Foundation facilitate your commitment to the community by leveraging our relationships, resources and deep San Diego roots. On a personal level, our expert advisors will work with you to create a tailored solution that meets your specific interests. On a larger scale, we can utilize collective giving together strategies though the largest network of donors in the region to maximize the impact of your gift. Become a partner now to invest your legacy in the place you love and benefit the region forever.
Top 10: Why Partner With TSDF?
We have deep roots in the community
With more than 40 years of philanthropic leadership region-wide, we understand San Diego’s diverse challenges and the nonprofits working to address them.
We simplify the giving process
We coordinate with financial advisors, attorneys and your chosen nonprofit beneficiaries to ensure your charitable giving is seamless.
We are expert advisors in philanthropy
Our experienced staff understands the technical complexities of charitable giving and helps to maximize your gifts.
We accept a variety of assets
In addition to simple gifts of cash and stock, we administer complex gifts including partnership interests, life insurance, annuities, real estate and more.
We ensure optimal tax advantages
The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity, so your gifts garner maximum state and federal tax benefits – especially compared to private foundations.
We maximize the impact of your gift
We provide opportunities for you to give together with like-minded donors to identify community challenges and opportunities, as well as new forms of philanthropy.
We deliver the highest degree of personal service
We tailor our service to your unique needs and interests.
We connect you with your charitably-minded peers
We provide opportunities to build lasting relationships through one of the largest donor networks in our region.
We honor your legacy
We help you create a personal legacy through endowment funds that support your chosen cause forever.
We have a track record of success
For more than 40 years we have supported thousands of donors and funds serving the San Diego region.
The San Diego Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization making all donations tax-exempt.