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North County COVID-19 Response Fund Receives $100,000 Challenge Grant

The North County COVID-19 Response Fund, a collaborative fund established to support the specific needs presenting in North County San Diego due to COVID-19 and managed by Coastal Community Foundation, Leichtag Foundation, and Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, has received a $100,000 challenge grant to raise additional funds to continue to help the North County community. […]

Paycheck Protection Program & CARES Act for Nonprofits

In partnership with Coastal Community Foundation and Impact Cubed, Rancho Santa Fe Foundation has created a video to help nonprofits understand the newly passed Paycheck Protection Program and CARES Act. We hope this helps our local nonprofits better understand the program, learn if your nonprofit is eligible, how to apply, and find more resources to […]

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North County COVID-19 Response

Summary: This Response Fund will serve the basic needs of nonprofits serving the vulnerable populations affected by COVID-19 in North County San Diego. Donate here or contact our staff with questions. The Coastal Community Foundation, Leichtag Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Foundation are honored to come together to launch the North County COVID-19 Response Fund […]

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Donors: How to Conduct a Successful Site Visit at a Non-Profit

Questions to Ask Prior to Visiting a Nonprofit Organization You’re Considering Supporting A site visit to a nonprofit you’re considering supporting is extremely helpful and informative. Nonprofits are serving diverse populations and communities, sometimes the best way to understand them and how they operate is in person. Why should you request a site visit to […]

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Taking Advantage of Strong Market Conditions

Planning ahead during times of uncertainly is often challenging with unpredictable outcomes. But one thing we do know for sure is that right now the markets are close to all time highs. Most people who own publicly traded securities have posted gains over the last several years. Not only is this a positive sign for […]

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How We’re Celebrating the Women in Philanthropy

At Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, we believe in the power of women. As March is Women’s History Month, we thought it would be appropriate to celebrate the different ways that women are impacting philanthropy and celebrate their successes. Giving Groups In 2004, the Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund was established as a way for members […]

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When the government shut down, nonprofits stepped up

By now, you might have seen the countless news stories of nonprofits offering their services to those affected by the 34-day government shut down. While many were going without pay, nonprofits opened their doors and extended services to fill in the gaps felt by the missing paychecks. It’s a strong reminder of the importance of […]

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January Thoughts: Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) from a Qualified Retirement Account

Traditionally, December marks the end of the calendar year and is also the month in which many donors make annual charitable contributions to those organizations and causes they care the most about. And for those readers who are less than 70 ½ and who are not yet mandated to take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) […]

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How to Help With California Wildfires

As fires continue to erupt in different parts of our state, it can be challenging to decide where to donate relief funds. Donors want to be timely about their giving so the problems facing the community can be addressed as quickly and responsively as possible. They also want to know that their gifts are being […]

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Double Your Gift to Wreaths Across America Through The Patriots Connection

Every December, the San Diego community comes together for the Wreaths Across America (WAA) ceremonies serving Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Miramar National Cemetery, Greenwood Memorial Park, Valley Center Cemetery, and Oak Hill Cemetery to honor our veterans, remember our fallen heroes, and teach our children about the sacrifices made by veterans and their families. Each […]

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