Community Development : Community Foundations

The San Diego Foundation

Growing a vibrant region

four stars

95.68

2508 Historic Decatur Road Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92106
tel: (619) 235-2300   Web Site
EIN: 95-2942582

Board Leadership
P. Kay Coleman
Chair

CEO
Mark Stuart, CFRE
President & Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.68 four stars
  Financial 93.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The San Diego Foundation inspires enduring philanthropy and enables community solutions to improve the quality of life in our region.

The San Diego Foundation inspires enduring philanthropy and enables community solutions to improve the quality of life in our region.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of endowments
1,246
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

93.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.63
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The San Diego Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The San Diego Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $138,234,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $18,250
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $144,187
Total Contributions $138,396,808
   Program Service Revenue $9,904,036
Total Primary Revenue $148,300,844
   Other Revenue $7,488,801
TOTAL REVENUE $155,789,645
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $73,120,553
   Administrative Expenses $8,574,827
   Fundraising Expenses $1,867,264
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $83,562,644
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $72,227,001
   
Net Assets $740,069,162

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$381,959 0.45% Kathlyn Mead President, CEO

Mission

The San Diego Foundation inspires enduring philanthropy and enables community solutions to improve the quality of life in our region.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The San Diego Foundation (CA) 95.68 four stars
Community Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 98.23 four stars
The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 93.51 four stars
Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (MI) 94.34 four stars
The Community Foundation of Louisville (KY) 91.88 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The San Diego Foundation
2508 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92106
tel: (619) 235-2300
fax: (619) 239-1710
EIN: 95-2942582

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Board Leadership

P. Kay Coleman
Chair

CEO

Mark Stuart, CFRE
President & Chief Executive Officer