Studies & Reports

Before we act, we must understand. The San Diego Foundation helps community members better understand challenges and opportunities in our region by collaborating with strategic partners to publish a wide range of studies, reports and publications.

Featured Reports

2017 Lilac Fire Impact Report2017 Lilac Fire Impact Report (2018)
In December 2017, the Lilac Fire burned through the San Diego region, destroying homes and impacting countless lives. In response and at the request of the County, The San Diego Foundation activated the San Diego Regional Disaster Fund to collect and manage charitable funds to help the survivors and their communities with disaster recovery and rebuilding. More than $426,000 was donated and the following report outlines how those contributions helped survivors rebuild their lives and get back on a path to normalcy.
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2012-reportOur Greater San Diego Vision (2012)
The region’s many local and tribal governments, special districts, and local and state agencies have different geographic and issues-based scopes. None span the entirety of the region’s geography and its intertwined issues. Our Greater San Diego Vision is intended to support and inform the work of these and other organizations, and to provide a voice for our residents. Our Greater San Diego Vision is a shared vision of the future for the region in its entirety. Read the Executive Summary > | Read the Full Report >
2014-reportSan Diego, 2050 is Calling. How Will We Answer? (2014)
Decisions we make today will affect how well our children are able to cope with the impacts of climate change a few decades from now. This report is part of an effort by Climate Education Partners to engage local expert scientists, educators and a wide range of community leaders. Together, we are helping San Diegans learn more about, prepare for and respond to the impacts of a changing climate. Read the Report >

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