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We understand that no single investment plan can meet every donor’s needs.

When you choose to invest your fund in one of our seven portfolios, you’re choosing world-class investment managers and strategies. All investments are overseen by our experienced Investment Committee and Investments team on-staff.

Choose from one of our professionally managed investment portfolios to meet your grantmaking objectives, whether they are short-term or long-term:

Performance of investment portfolios through September 30, 2022:

Quarter CYTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 7 Years 10 Years
Endowment Portfolio -3.5% -12.0% -8.0% 7.6% 6.1% 7.6% 6.9%
Sustainable Endowment Portfolio -6.5% -26.5% -22.6% - - - -
Sustainable Non-Endowment Portfolio -6.4% -26.4% -22.5% - - - -
Long-Term Non-Endowment Portfolio -4.5% -16.7% -14.4% 3.2% 3.3% 5.6% 4.9%
Medium-Term Non-Endowment Portfolio -4.7% -16.3% -15.1% 0.0% 1.7% 3.2% 2.7%
Intermediate-Term Non-Endowment Portfolio -2.9% -10.8% -11.1% - - - -
6/30/20 9/30/20 12/31/20 3/31/21 6/30/21 9/30/21 12/31/21 3/31/22 6/30/22 9/30/22
Short-Term Non-Endowment Portfolio 0.10% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.20% 0.50%

Investment Committee

With over 150 years of combined global and domestic expertise, the San Diego Foundation Board of Governors Investment Committee drives asset management and investment growth to meet fund objectives.

The Investment Committee is committed to:

  • Protecting the corpus of the Foundation
  • Preserving the spending power of the income from the fund
  • Maintaining a diversified portfolio of assets in order to meet investment return objectives while keeping the level of risk commensurate with that of the median fund in a representative
  • foundation and endowment universe
  • Complying with applicable law

Investment Committee Members



Kevin Hamilton
Kevin Hamilton, CFA, Chair

Business Consultant & Advisor
Investment Management

Amanda Montgomery
Amanda Montgomery, Vice Chair

Managing Director, Sycamore Tree Capital Partners

Marty Cassell
Marty Cassell

Principal, Chief Executive & Investment Officer
Chandler Asset Management

Liz Crisafi
Liza Crisafi

Chief Investment Officer
San Diego City Employee’s Retirement System

Ana Gomez Chapman
Ana Gomez Chapman

Managing Director
Hamilton Lane

Steve Klosterman
Steven Klosterman, AIF

Regional Director
Halbert Hargrove

Clifford Schireson
Clifford Schireson

Financial Consultant

Mark Stuart
Mark Stuart, CFRE

President & CEO
San Diego Foundation

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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