The San Diego Foundation today announced the launch of the San Diego Regional Policy & Innovation Center, a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is uniquely positioned to engage government, corporations and philanthropy in new ways to enhance the long-term sustainability and prosperity of the San Diego region.
The San Diego Foundation announced today the historic awarding of more than $3.4 million in college scholarships – the highest annual amount ever – to 1,025 local students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year.
Continuing his efforts to support small businesses and get San Diegans back to work, Mayor Todd Gloria launched a grant program today with The San Diego Foundation to provide $12 million to small businesses and nonprofits hardest hit by the pandemic.
The goal of the San Diego Black Homebuyers Program is to improve the racial wealth gap in San Diego.
The San Diego Foundation today announced $698,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations expanding access to and instilling a love of the outdoors for children and families who have been historically denied equal access to parks, outdoor education or recreation opportunities throughout the San Diego region.
The Escondido Community Foundation (ECF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced the availability of grant funding through the 2021/2022 ECF mural project. The mural project will enhance the quality of life for those who live, work and play in Escondido by beautifying the community with local art.
The San Diego Foundation announced today that $200,000 in grants are available to support local efforts focused on supporting quality of life for older San Diegans.
With a new collaborative investment, the area near Normal Heights and City Heights is one step closer to having more affordable housing. A hundred and ninety affordable housing units are planned for the nearly 20,000-square-foot piece of land next to the City Heights Transit Plaza, at the corner of El Cajon Boulevard and 40th Street.
The San Diego Foundation Board of Governors has appointed Steven Klosterman, AIF, as chair for the 2021 – 2023 term, and unanimously approved the addition of three new board members: Rudolph A. Johnson III, Elvin Lai and Amanda Montgomery.
The San Diego Foundation expanded its team of experts with the recent hire of three new directors. The three new hires bring a wide breadth of local experience to their positions. Christiana DeBenedict is Director, Environmental Initiatives; Jason Rogers, AIF, CWS, is Director, Wealth Advisor Relations; and Lorena Nava Ruggero is Director, Communications.