The 5th Annual Tijuana River Action Month Tackles a River of Trash

September 18, 2014 – San Diego, CA – During Tijuana River Action Month, hundreds of volunteers will gather from September 20 to October 11 to clean up the massive amounts of ocean-bound trash and debris currently clogging the Tijuana River Valley. The Tijuana River Action Network (TRAN) will address the sediment, trash and other pollutants... Read More »

Local Nonprofits Receive $1 Million from Escondido Charitable Foundation

September 15, 2014, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The Escondido Charitable Foundation (ECF) today announced it has granted $1 million to local nonprofit organizations focused on programs that serve Escondido residents, including $187,715 this year. Six organizations, including Del Dios Middle School, Encuentros Leadership, Zoological Society of San Diego, North Broadway School, San Elijo... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation Great Neighborhood Challenge Incubates Community Engagement through Grants to 20 Community Groups

July 18, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement (the Center) has granted 20 community awards between $1,000 and $5,000 to encourage the creation of projects that improve neighborhoods throughout San Diego County. Nearly $100,000 was granted in total. The Great Neighborhood Challenge is... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation Scholarship Donors Make Higher Education Accessible to More Than 800 Students with $2.2 Million in Scholarship Awards

July 17, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The educational dreams of more than 800 students will become a reality in the 2014-2015 school year, as The San Diego Foundation’s scholarship donors once again came together and collectively gifted $2.2 million in scholarship awards. Unlike other scholarship programs in San Diego, Foundation donors have an... Read More »

Kathlyn Mead Selected President & CEO of The San Diego Foundation

July 15, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation Board of Governors today announced that former Chief Operating Officer of The California Endowment Kathlyn Mead has been selected as President and Chief Executive Officer of The San Diego Foundation. A long-time San Diego community member and resident of Escondido, Mead brings a... Read More »

Why a Small Project in San Diego, California May Change the Nation’s Approach to Climate Change

July 8, 2014 – San Diego, CA – Bridging the debate and often-cited challenges between policymakers, business leaders, environmentalists and climate scientists, Climate Education Partners (San Diego Region) and its partner organization, The San Diego Foundation, released a first-of-its-kind report, “San Diego, 2050 Is Calling. How Will We Answer?” connecting the work of local scientists... Read More »

Bob Kelly deja un legado de filantropía y participación ciudadana

July 2, 2014 – San Diego, CA – A lo largo de 20 años como presidente y director ejecutivo de The San Diego Foundation, Bob Kelly ha creado un legado perdurable, logrando que la Fundación se convirtiera en la institución principal de la filantropía en la región, y una voz fuerte que favorece la participación... Read More »
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