Emerging, Important Needs

In times of great emergency, community foundations are uniquely positioned to put our philanthropic leadership and deep, cross-sector relationships to work.

This Emerging, Important Needs page provides up-to-date resources and guidance on how you can support the region during times of need and respond to major crises around the world.

Racial Equity & Social Justice

Please consider supporting these San Diego nonprofit organizations working toward racial equity and social justice in our community.

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COVID-19 Pandemic

Hosted and administered by The San Diego Foundation in collaboration with County Board of Supervisor Nathan Fletcher, the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund receives donations and rapidly deploys resources to local nonprofit organizations supporting low-income workers, families and vulnerable communities most affected by the COVID-19 global pandemic and its economic consequences. Grant funding focuses on food security, the digital divide, financial assistance, workforce, medical support and other emerging needs.

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