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The North County COVID-19 Response Fund creates grants to support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more

The COVID-19 Response Fund creates grants to support those affected by COVID-19. Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Foundation accept all kinds of planned gifts?

Can the Foundation be named a beneficiary of my IRA or other qualified retirement plan?

Does the Foundation have a pooled income fund?

Does the Foundation handle charitable gift annuities?

Will the Foundation act as Trustee on a charitable reminder trust?

May I place my name or the name of a loved one on the fund that is created?

Can my planned gift remain anonymous and still fulfill my wishes?

Can I make a planned gift into a donor advised fund for the benefit of my heirs?

What does the Foundation recommend that I support?

What roles do my financial advisors play in my decision?

How do I become a member of The Legacy Council?

What are the benefits of membership in The Legacy Council?

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Our Mission

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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