• Foundation Report

    View the latest comprehensive guide to the Foundation's services and resources.
  • Jewish Teen Foundation

    Get updates on the new teen program launching this September.
  • Jerome & Miriam Katzin

    We join the Jewish and San Diego community in mourning the recent passing of Jerome S. and Miriam Eve Katzin.
  • CEO Transition Updates

    Learn the latest news on the Foundation's transition process here.
  • Family Philanthropy Resources

    Find tools for involving many generations of family in discussions about philanthropy here.
  • Multigenerational Discussion

    How can we create & support an engaging, inclusive Jewish community?
  • Tax Benefits

    The Foundation makes it simple to choose charitable giving options that provide maximum tax benefits.

The Foundation engages, educates and inspires generations of givers throughout the San Diego Jewish community.

We celebrate Jewish Local Heroes recognized by KPBS and Union Bank!
Mazal tov to Ed Samiljan, Camp Mountain Chai co-founder and board member,
and to Helene Bortz and Myrice Goldberg, G’mach Jewish Gift Closet co-founders.

If you are interested in supporting local nonprofits that responded during and after the fires in San Diego County, click here.

$98 MIL

Grants awarded & facilitated FY2013
Current Assets = $314 million


Distributions to more than
1,300 organizations in FY2013

$230 MIL

Estimate of endowments or gifts through
the Endowment Leadership Institute


of the 5,600 grants awarded by Foundation donors in FY2013 were between $100 and $1,000.