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Endowment Funds

Are you interested in making a long-term or short-term impact?

Endowment funds ensure you will make an impact in the region for generations to come. Grantmaking is derived from a portion of annual investment earnings, so your principal gift lasts forever. Non-endowment funds are impermanent, so you can immediately grant the entire fund balance.

Our Investment Committee manages our endowment and non-endowment fund investment portfolio strategy that targets sustained financial growth to maximize returns. These funds are crucial for an organization intended to serve generations of San Diegans and unknown future regional challenges.

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Set up a charitable fund that matches your philanthropic goals and personal interests.

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Donate online to our strategic programs and initiatives focused on our most urgent regional needs for just, equitable and resilient communities.

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Connect with our Giving Team

Your philanthropy is personal, and we are here to help you by delivering world-class service and promptly responding to your needs.

Our experienced staff understands the technical complexities of charitable giving and helps simplify the process. We are your personal support team here to help you manage your fund(s) and give confidently.

Contact us at (619) 814-1332, email us or submit a Contact Form.

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