5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

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SDF News blog articles share valuable insight about San Diego philanthropy, generosity and impact.

With 2018 nearing its end, let’s check out some of your favorite blog posts from the last year. These articles were viewed most by you, our readers, and share valuable insight about San Diego philanthropy, generosity and impact.


Difference Between Non-Endowment & Endowment Funds

Endowment Funds

So you’ve decided to open a donor-advised fund because of all the great benefits it has to offer. Great! Now, do you want to move forward with an endowment or non-endowment fund? Don’t know the difference? Take two minutes to read below and find out.


How is San Diego Impacted by Climate Change?

Cedar Creek Falls Trail
San Diegans hike at the Cedar Creek Falls Trail.

With the world’s climate changing, the effects on our quality of life in San Diego are shifting and evolving – from increased coastal flooding due to sea level rise and heavier rainfall, to longer wildfire seasons. But what does that mean for our economy, businesses, neighborhoods and everyday surroundings?


Bunching Charitable Contributions After the New Tax Law

Professional Advisor Insights

Do you itemize deductions on your personal tax return? The new tax law means fewer taxpayers will be itemizing beginning in 2018. Diane L. Gilabert, CPA shares how “bunching” your charitable donations under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could maximize future tax deductions and reduce the tax you pay.


14 Most Popular Questions Answered for Scholarship Donors

Scholarship Fund

If you’re considering establishing your own scholarship fund or contributing to an existing one at The San Diego Foundation, you probably have a few questions. To make things easier for you, we’ve outlined the 14 most popular questions we’ve heard from scholarship donors below with answers from our in-house expert, Community Scholarships Director Danielle Valenciano.


Knox Williams Personifies the Gift of Giving

Knox Williams San Diego Philanthropist
(Left to right) Carlsbad Charitable Foundation member Jodi Wallis, founding member Knox Williams and member Carmen Rene gather at The Landings at Carlsbad.

Learn how longtime philanthropist Knox Williams has been leaving his mark in Carlsbad and the greater San Diego region for more than 56 years.

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