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 »

The San Diego Foundation to Partner with Nonprofit Management Solutions on Centralized Public Resource Library

October 8, 2013- San Diego, CA – Open House to take place on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 at Nonprofit Management Solutions Headquarters. The San Diego Foundation is partnering with Nonprofit Management Solutions to merge both of the organization’s public resource libraries at the Nonprofit Management Solutions headquarters in Kearny Mesa, with the support of a... Read More »

The Escondido Charitable Foundation Awards $147,380 in Grants

September 27, 2013- Escondido, CA – The Escondido Charitable Foundation (ECF) awarded $147, 380 to five deserving programs in Escondido on Thursday, September 19. This year’s focus was on “Safe, Vibrant, and Healthy Communities,” and each of the grantees addresses a crucial health and human service need in Escondido. The programs funded were “Senior Food-for-a-Week” 21-Meal Emergency... Read More »

The Ramona Community Foundation Grants $24,450 to Local Nonprofits

September 27, 2013- Ramona, CA – The Ramona Community Foundation (RCF) awarded $24,450 to six deserving programs in Ramona on Thursday, September 26. This year’s focus was on “Safe, Vibrant, and Healthy Communities,” and each of the grantees addresses a crucial health and human service need in Ramona. The programs funded are Be A Hero ($2,000),... Read More »
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