Celebrating the Joy of Giving

Joy is one of the greatest, mutual benefits of philanthropy. That joy was on full display at our 2019 Annual Meeting held on September 17 at The Conrad in La Jolla.

Giving on the Rise in San Diego

The latest Nonprofit Institute State of Nonprofits & Philanthropy report details how San Diego is a leading driver for nationwide growth in giving.

Strengthening Community Together

At our 2018 Annual Meeting, more than 250 philanthropists and community partners celebrated the longstanding impact philanthropy continues to have in San Diego.

San Diego Philanthropy by the Numbers

The San Diego region is known as one of the most generous communities nationwide. Explore the numbers behind San Diego philanthropy to learn why it was most recently named America's Most Charitable City.

2016 Marks Most Generous Year Ever For The San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation today announced 2016 was the most generous year of grantmaking in its 41-year history, with $58.5 million awarded to the nonprofit community. The San Diego Foundation maximizes the impact of charitable giving to enact positive social change in our region.

Your Partner in Philanthropy

President and CEO Kathlyn Mead discusses reaching $1 billion in grantmaking together in 2016 and the different roles you can play to help us get there.