The San Diego Directory

The San Diego Directory is a listing, based on careful research and rigorous evaluation, of trustworthy and accountable nonprofits in San Diego County providing services to military members and their families.

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If you would like to donate to a nonprofit serving military members:

The San Diego Directory is a resource for donors desiring to be more impactful with their giving to the needs of military service members, both active duty and veteran, and their families. As a program of the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, The Patriots Connection has significant expertise in philanthropy and experience in partnering with organizations that best serve the military community. Our database of pre-vetted nonprofit organizations makes it easy for you to put your vision for addressing these needs into action that changes lives.

If you are a nonprofit seeking grant opportunities:

Organizations seeking funding from The Patriots Connection must first be reviewed through TPC’s vetting process. Once qualified, your organization will be listed in the San Diego Directory, and is eligible to submit a Letter of Inquiry.

Submit a Questionnaire to begin the vetting process. For more information contact:

If you are a military service member seeking resources:

The San Diego Directory provides a listing of the most effective, efficient and reliable service providers in the San Diego region. For further information about the categories and programs in this list, visit our partner organization, zero8hundred.

Basic Needs
211 San Diego
American Red Cross-San Diego
CA Veterans Legal Task Force
Camp Pendleton ASYMCA
Fan of the Feather
Feeding America San Diego
Interfaith Community Services
Jewish Family Service
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Navy SEAL Foundation
Operation Homefront California
San Diego ASYMCA
San Diego Food Bank
San Diego Habitat for Humanity
San Diego Military Outreach Ministries
San Diego Nice Guys Victory Fund
SAY San Diego (SD Military Family Collaborative)
Second Chance
Semper Fi Fund
Spirit of Sharing
Support the Enlisted Project (STEP)
Veterans Village of San Diego
Wounded Warrior Homes

Physical & Mental Health
Art & Creativity for Healing
Arts for Learning San Diego
CA Veterans Legal Task Force
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra
Family Health Centers of San Diego
Freedom Dogs
Home Start
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
Kids’ Turn San Diego
National Conflict Resolution Center
Navy SEAL Foundation
Next Step Service Dogs
Physician Advocates for Veterans (PAVE)
Resounding Joy
Shelter to Soldier
Southern Caregiver Resource Center
Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs
The Moyer Foundation
Twelfth Step House (Heartland House)
Veterans 360
Veterans Village of San Diego
Warrior Foundation Freedom Station

Education & Jobs
Accion San Diego
Air Group One
Blue Star Families
California State University San Marcos
Easter Seals of Southern California
Financial Independence Training, Inc. (FIT)
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Military Child Education Coalition
Mira Costa College
MVPVets, Inc.
Patriotic Hearts (Hire Patriots)
Second Chance
The Honor Foundation
The Mission Continues
VANC (Veterans Association of North County)
Workshops for Warriors

Social & Personal Connections
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego
Blue Star Families
Blue Star Mothers San Diego North County
Camp Pendleton ASYMCA
Captain Book
Fleet Week San Diego Foundation
Girl Scouts, San Diego-Imperial Council
Honor Flight San Diego
Military Child Education Coalition
Operation America Cares
Operation Gratitude
San Diego ASYMCA
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
San Diego Symphony
The New Children’s Museum
The Old Globe
Travis Manion Foundation
USO San Diego
Wreaths Across America
YMCA of San Diego County

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