The 2019 Opening the Outdoors grantmaking prioritized collaboration among nonprofit organizations working together to create a more vibrant region by increasing the number of natural amenities in low-income communities.
As part of its national Thrive Outside Community initiative, the Outdoor Foundation has awarded a multi-year grant of $410,000 to The San Diego Foundation and a network of regional partners to support capacity building that will strengthen local partnerships, as well as create repeat and reinforcing positive outdoor experiences for youth and families.
Thanks to grant support from the Brutten Family Fund at The San Diego Foundation, you can find any of the 1,100 parks in San Diego with the click of a mouse or tap of a finger on GetOutsideSanDiego.org.
Learn how 2018 Opening the Outdoors grant recipient Casa Familiar is increasing access to green space and developing the next generation of environmental stewards in San Ysidro.
The 2019 Opening the Outdoors grant cycle will prioritize nonprofit projects that protect and connect outdoor spaces and improve access to nature, especially for the San Diego region’s most park-poor and underserved communities.
How will you #OptOutside on Black Friday? The "Get Outside San Diego" web tool provides 1,100+ San Diego County parks to enjoy outdoor activities.
Learn how Sue Randerson became a longtime champion for connecting, protecting and increasing access to San Diego's outdoors through her philanthropy.
Learn how our Opening the Outdoors Program has furthered investment in the regional environment by granting $558,000 to nonprofits with programs and initiatives that connect, protect and increase access to nature throughout the County.
The San Diego Foundation announced $558,000 in grants for 12 programs that will connect, protect and increase access to nature, especially for San Diegans in underserved and park-poor communities.
Through The San Diego Foundation Opening the Outdoors Program, we are honored to partner with impactful nonprofit organizations regionwide to help bridge the environmental access gap.