The work and impact of San Diego nonprofits is important to advance a vibrant quality of life in the San Diego region.

To support your efforts, we’re sharing valuable information every month about upcoming workshops, events, fundraising opportunities and resources with your organization.

What’s Upcoming

Funding Opportunities at The Foundation

  • The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) 2019 Grant Cycle seeks to support those at risk for and victims of human trafficking. SDWF will fund prevention and intervention programs. Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) will be due on September 10, 2018. Learn more >

Other Funding Opportunities

  • Cal Humanities is accepting applications for the California Documentary Project, a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio and new media productions designed to enhance an understanding of California and its cultures, peoples, and histories. Projects must use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective and be suitable for California and national audiences through broadcast and/or distribution. Deadline September 14
  • The Clif Bar Family Foundation is awarding small grants for general organizations support as well as funding for specific projects that address their funding priorities from a holistic perspective: protect earth’s beauty and bounty, create a robust healthy food system, increase opportunities for outdoor activity, reduce environmental health hazards, and build stronger communities. Deadline October 1
  • The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is doing a call for applications for their 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize. The RWJF Culture of Health Prize (the Prize) recognizes communities that have come together around a commitment to health, opportunity, and equity through collaboration and inclusion, especially with historically marginalized populations and those facing the greatest barriers to good health. The Prize honors those communities that are working to give everyone the opportunity to live WELL, including residents that are often left behind. Deadline November 1
  • A Blade of Grass invites applications for its 2019 Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art. The fellowship is meant to support courageous artists in creating exchanges, experiences, and structures that highlight seemingly intractable social problems, inspire audiences, and energize people to participate in and sustain long-term social change work. Deadline November 16
  • Borealis Philanthropy invites proposals for its Immigration Litigation Fund (ILF). The ILF supports impact litigation efforts challenging immigration enforcement policies and practices that are inhumane, unjust and unlawful. In addition to support for impact litigation, the ILF will also support convenings, advocacy, organizing, and communications related to impact litigation efforts. Deadline December 1


  • Nonprofit organizations can utilize our Community Engagement Space for conference and meeting rooms at no charge. Learn more >
  • Through a partnership with The Foundation, Nonprofit Management Solutions offers access to a free resource library for management and fundraising information.

Local Resources

Know of other upcoming events or grant opportunities? Share them with San Diego’s nonprofit community in the comments below!