The San Diego Foundation Hires Community Impact and Communications Directors

March 25, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation today announced the hire of two new directors in key leadership positions: Michelle Jaramillo as Community Impact Director, and Justin Nunez as Communications Director. Jaramillo will develop and manage strategies that drive the implementation of priorities derived from “Our Greater San Diego Vision,”... Read More »

New video, “Answering the Call,” showcases leaders focused on the San Diego region’s changing climate

March 19, 2015 – San Diego, CA – Working with policymakers, business and community leaders, environmentalists and climate scientists, Climate Education Partners (San Diego Region) released Answering the Call, a new video connecting the efforts of local scientists and regional leaders, working together on efforts to maintain San Diego’s quality of life and strong economy... Read More »

U.S. EPA Honors San Diego Foundation & Partners with National Award

February 25, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation and its partners in the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative were honored today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at its annual Climate Leadership Award Ceremony. One of only two organizations in the nation to receive the “Innovative Partnerships Certificate,” the Climate... Read More »

SDG&E Establishes $2 Million Endowment Fund to Support Chula Vista’s Living Coast Discovery Center

February 18, 2015 – San Diego, CA – Today, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) announced the establishment of a $2 million endowment fund benefiting the Living Coast Discovery Center (Living Coast). The SDG&E Living Coast Discovery Center South Bay Enhancement Fund (Fund) will support the continued operation of Living Coast, environmental education programs, and... Read More »

$200,000 Available in Grants to Prepare San Diego for Climate Change

February 17, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation, in partnership with the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, today announced the availability of $200,000 in grants to help local governments prepare for climate change. The Building Regional Resilience to Climate Change grants will support projects that advance community efforts to prepare for... Read More »

Environment Grants of $117,000 Aid Climate Change Research

February 9, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation announced grants for three local climate change research projects from San Diego State University, the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, and UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography that support up-and-coming scientists while improving the quality of life in San Diego. The... Read More »

Creative Catalyst Fund Selects 10 Local Artists for Fellowships

January 25, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst Fund has announced its 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship Program recipients, giving 10 local artists the opportunity to advance their careers while encouraging civic engagement in San Diego. Artist fellows each receive a 12-­‐month, $20,000 grant with the impact of that investment... Read More »

San Diego Foundation Names James Howell Vice President, CFO

January 22, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation has named James Howell vice president and chief financial officer. His responsibilities include oversight of the accounting, finance, and information technology roles at The Foundation. Howell is a member of The Foundation’s leadership team, coordinates the finance and audit committees, and works closely... Read More »

Grant Opportunities for Projects Connecting San Diegans to Nature

January 9, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation today kicked off the 2015 “Opening the Outdoors” grant cycle with $450,000 available to nonprofit organizations proposing community-driven projects that develop an interconnected network of natural areas, gathering places and trails across the county so that the outdoors is easily accessible to all... Read More »

100+ Scholarship Opportunities Available for San Diego County Students

January 5, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation announced the 2015-2016 Community Scholarship Application for The San Diego Foundation Community Scholarship Program is available online now through February 4, 2015. Using one online application, students can access more than 100 scholarship opportunities for the 2015- 2016 academic year, with awards generally... Read More »
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