Center for Civic Engagement Grants $182,412 for Land Conservation: Funds from Conservation Catalyst Support Opening the Outdoors Initiative

April 7, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) awarded $182,412 in grants to six nonprofit organizations committed to land restoration and acquisition. The six grant recipients include: Earth Discovery Institute ($28,575), Endangered Habitats Conservancy ($50,000), Escondido Creek Conservancy ($29,756), Living Coast Discovery Center ($30,392), Preserve Calavera... Read More »

giveBIG Event will Benefit Local Nonprofits

March 11, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation is pleased to announce the return of giveBIG, a 24-hour online event to increase philanthropy in San Diego. giveBIG 2014 will take place on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from midnight – 11:59 p.m. PST. Every dollar donated through giveBIG on May 6 will... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation Grant will Minimize the Costs of Extreme Weather Caused by Climate Change: Last year, Americans Spent $300 Per Person of $100 Billion Total

February 27, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Center for Civic Engagement at The San Diego Foundation granted $75,000 to ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) to collaborate with the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services (OES) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) to update the region’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. While climate... Read More »

Engineering a Brighter Future

February 20, 2014 – Chula Vista, CA – On Thursday, February 20, 2014, the Chula Vista Charitable Foundation (CVCF) joined 100 YMCA ASES (After School Education and Safety) youth, and members of the UTC Aerospace Systems Early Professional Organization to celebrate Engineers Week at Vista Square Elementary School (540 G Street) in Chula Vista. Engineers... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation Showcases Creative Catalyst Grantees

February 6, 2014 – San Diego, CA – On February 20, The San Diego Foundation will launch “Meet the Artists” a public event series showcasing several of the San Diego-based professional artists who received a total of $200,000 in grants through the Creative Catalyst program to support the creation and development of new work. “The... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation’s Civic Leadership Fund Announces New Steering Committee Members: Public Can Join to Pool Funds to Create a Better San Diego

January 29, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation today unveiled 16 new steering committee members who will primarily serve as neighborhood ambassadors for a number of new initiatives being launched in 2014. This minority majority committee will help build a new civically engaged constituency and drive the continued outreach endeavors of... Read More »

The San Diego Foundation Selects Firm for CEO Search: Russell Reynolds Associates to Lead Outreach

January 27, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation today announced that Russell Reynolds Associates, a global, senior-level executive search firm, has been retained to identify a new President and CEO to advance the organization’s CEO succession plan. “Russell Reynolds Associates is a highly regarded firm with a well established nonprofit practice,”... Read More »

The Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement Opens Applications for First-Ever Great Neighborhood Challenge

January 13, 2014 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation’s Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement (the Center) today launched the Great Neighborhood Challenge, a new initiative that takes an innovative approach to community organizing, civic engagement and strategic grantmaking. In an effort to elevate traditional public involvement and drive change... Read More »
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