The San Diego Foundation is San Diego's leading resource for information about charitable giving and community needs. They encourage and support meaningful dialogue on issues affecting the communities of San Diego and work with philanthropists to develop creative solutions to meet critical community needs. Since its inception in 1975, The San Diego Foundation has helped citizens find ways to address community problems. The funds they manage now number more than 1,050. Through them, donors support numerous organizations and serve a variety of community needs. Their donors and funds all share a common purpose: to make San Diego a better place in which to live, work and play.