The San Diego Foundation Names Theresa Nakata Vice President, External Affairs Officer

December 9, 2013 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation has named Theresa Nakata vice president, external affairs officer. She will serve on The Foundation’s Executive Leadership Team and provide strategic leadership for Marketing & Communications, Regional Outreach, San Diego Women’s Foundation, Volunteer Engagement, Community and Government Relations, the Public Policy Committee, and the... Read More »

The Escondido Charitable Foundation Awards to release 2014-2015 Letter of Intent Guidelines focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

December 9, 2013 – Escondido, CA – The Escondido Charitable Foundation (ECF) will release its 2014-2015 Letter of Intent Guidelines on Friday, December 13, 2014. The foundation is in its eighth grant cycle and invites nonprofits serving Escondido to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to express interest in applying for 2014-2015 grants. The foundation... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation Names New Board Members

December 5, 2013 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation has named Bob McNeely, Christine Moore, Audie de Castro, and Jacob James to its Board of Governors. These four distinguished individuals join a Board of Governors composed of 30 volunteers with diverse professional backgrounds, who are involved in many community and charitable activities. The... Read More »

Habitat Restoration Project Starts at Rancho Jamul

November 13, 2013 – San Diego, CA – The statewide environmental organization River Partners announced today it has begun a floodplain and upland habitat restoration project at the Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve and Hollenbeck Wildlife Area in southern San Diego County. This three-year, 178-acre project will restore wildlife habitat along Dulzura and Jamul creeks on... Read More »

Manzanita Canyon Gathering Place to Hold Community Build from Thursday – Sunday, November 7 – November 10, 2013

November 7, 2013 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation’s Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement and partners will hold a Community Build at Manzanita Gathering Place Project in a clean-up project in City Heights. WHAT: Volunteers that include program partners Arts/A Reason to Survive and Pomegranate Center, along with project... Read More »

Manzanita Canyon Gathering Place Completes Community Build

November 7, 2013 – San Diego, CA — The San Diego Foundation’s Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement and partners held a Community Build at Manzanita Gathering Place Project in a clean-up project in City Heights. The project, located at Manzanita Canyon, 4300 Thorn Street, San Diego, CA 92105, brought together hundreds of... Read More »

Two New Artworks by Internationally Celebrated Artists Robert Irwin, Philipp Scholz Rittermann, and Catherine Opie to be installed as part of Murals of La Jolla

October 28, 2013 – La Jolla, CA – Two new artworks by international artists will join the Murals of La Jolla series. The Shores, by Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie will be installed on Monday, October 28. A second mural, by artists Robert Irwin and Philipp Scholz Rittermann (in collaboration) will be installed within the... Read More »

Hervey family gives $1 million to Sanford-Burnham to advance melanoma treatment

October 14, 2013- La Jolla, California – Philanthropic gift comes through San Diego Foundation just weeks after discovery of new target for blocking disease progression. A $1 million gift from the Hervey family of San Diego, Calif., will enable a team of cancer scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) to advance their breakthrough research in... Read More »
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