Inspired Giving. Where Vision Meets Action.

At the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, a San Diego community foundation, we believe that charitable giving becomes inspired giving when vision meets action. We make it possible for your vision to become action that changes lives.

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At Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, a San Diego community foundation, our mission is to connect donors with regional and global needs through visionary community leadership, personalized service and effective grant-making.

We’re proud that our donors and community are served on a local level. Many of our donations are provided by residents of the Coastal North County San Diego, which include Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Solana Beach, and Encinitas. In return, we work to give back to communities in need throughout San Diego County.

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Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017; Informing Donors and Preparing Nonprofits

There are a lot of changes in the wind this year because of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). Donors and nonprofits alike should be aware of several implications as we enter the fourth quarter of the year.

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Avoiding Sham Nonprofits as a Donor

You may have seen recent news stories that shed light on organizations that are claiming to help veterans but in practice, some are just lining their own pockets. How do you know if your donation is going to a reputable, trustworthy, deserving, effective nonprofit?  We can help with that.

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