Empower the
community impact you want

Enriching the lives of San Diegans through philanthropy for over 40 years.

2015: By The Numbers

Community Impact


Scholarships Awarded


NPOs Received Grants



Given in Grants


Grants Awarded



In Total Assets


In Endowment

"An endowment benefits your organization because it stabilizes your organization. "
Kevin Barnard President, The Escondido
Creek Conservancy

Support Future Generations

Learn About Endowment Funds

Recent News

Press Release from The San Diego Foundation

Millions Available in Scholarships for San Diego Students Through Community Scholarship Program

November 30, 2015 – San Diego, CA – The San Diego Foundation, which supports...

Read More
Kathlyn Mead with TSDF donors

Not All Giving Is The Same

President & CEO Kathlyn Mead shares how individual giving is often influenced by how...

Read More
Erik and Tasha Wahl pose for a photo with their three sons.

UNThinking Philanthropy – Wahl Family’s Guide to Joyful Giving

Erik and Tasha Wahl have always believed in raising a family that would give...

Read More

Working Together to Grow a Vibrant Region

Since 1975, The San Diego Foundation has been helping passionate, socially minded citizens find ways to create positive impacts in communities across the San Diego region. Through more than 1,900 funds we manage, our donors have generously given over $900 million to support nonprofit organizations that provide assistance and opportunity to people throughout our community. Our donors and funds all share a common purpose: to make the San Diego region a better place to be WELL (Work, Enjoy, Live & Learn) today and in the future.

Learn More About The San Diego Foundation

Age Friendly Communities

The Future of Age Friendly Communities

Retired AARP National Events Housing Consultant Laurence Weinstein shared ways to create an “Age Friendly San Diego County”

See Event Details