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Let's Keep San Diego County Creatives Working!

San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition partners with the San Diego Foundation to provide emergency relief to local individuals and nonprofit organizations in San Diego County's agile and resilient creative sector.

the challenge fund

The purpose of the San Diego Arts + Culture Challenge Fund is to raise money and to distribute gap funding to nonprofit arts and culture organizations based in San Diego City and County in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Challenge Fund Fundraising Campaign 

The Campaign initiative is to raise money to support the creative workforce employed by non-profit arts and culture organizations countywide.  These funds will be distributed through the Challenge Fund Grant.

Donate by Check:
Include the “Attn: San Diego Arts + Culture Challenge Fund” in the memo line of checks and mail to: The San Diego Foundation
Attn: San Diego Arts + Culture Challenge Fund
2508 Historic Decatur Rd., Ste. 200
San Diego, CA 92106

Wire or Transfer Funds:
Contact The San Diego Foundation’s Giving Team at 619-814-1332 or  Please make sure to designate your gift for the "Arts & Culture Challenge Fund."

Challenge Fund Grant

The Grant will distribute funds ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 in phases with this first phase prioritized for the most vulnerable small and mid-sized nonprofit arts and culture organizations that meet the program’s eligibility criteria. 

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