Who We Are

San Diego Grantmakers (SDG) is a network of people and organizations working to make our region better through philanthropy.

We are a 501(c)3 association that provides unique services in support of organizations and individuals who are strategic about philanthropy and provide significant funding to multiple nonprofits. Members of our network may either fund or be located in San Diego and/or Imperial counties.  

Our membership currently includes more than 115 foundations, corporate philanthropy programs, giving circles, donor advised funds, grantmaking public charities, government funders, philanthropy advisors, and individual philanthropists who support a wide range of issues and causes in a variety of ways.

Mission & Vision

Our MISSION is to connect and activate funders to learn, lead and invest in our community.

Our VISION is an equitable, collaborative, and impactful social change ecosystem that improves the lives of all residents in our region.