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Last updated May 16, 2013.
- City of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has appointed Denise Montgomery executive director of the City of San Diego’s Commission for Arts and Culture. Montgomery, who held a similar position with the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, starts on June 12. She succeeds Victoria Hamilton, founding director of the 25-year-old commission.
- The United Way of San Diego County has released its 2012 Annual Report.
- San Diego Social Venture Partners is pleased to to announce a call for applications for its Advance San Diego 2013 program!
- Neville Billimoria, Senior Vice President of Marketing/Membership & Chief Advocacy Officer at Mission Federal Credit Union, will be honored with the True Triton Award by the University of San Diego, California at a special university brunch on June 9. Neville is being honored for his tireless dedication, passion and commitment to their alma mater through active service, leadership and advocacy.
- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has kicked-off its annual Environmental Champions initiative, a $1 million charitable giving campaign that funds local environmental non-profit organizations in San Diego and southern Orange Counties. Applications will be accepted until May 31.
- In recognition of National Volunteer Month, hundreds of Bridgepoint Education, Ashford University, and University of the Rockies volunteers spent Saturday, April 20, giving back, including close to 300 Bridgepoint and Ashford employees and their families and friends who helped beautify the San Diego River Garden in East Mission Valley.
- Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego is providing San Diego County organizations with a record-breaking $1.4 million (up from $1.2 million in 2012). Komen San Diego continues to be the County’s largest funder of free breast cancer treatments, services and support for uninsured women and their families.
- The San Diego County Bar Association held its Law Week Luncheon and Celebration of Community Service on April 30. Congratulations to the Bar's 2013 Service Award winners!
- Moss Adams LLP announced the release of its first corporate social responsibility report.
- United Way of San Diego County has announced the next phase of its work in ending chronic homelessness -- contracting with LeSar Development Consultants to help accelerate the effort.
- The Rancho Santa Fe Women's Fund has chosen 10 organizations as finalists for its 2013 grants. The final 10 were selected from more than 150 organizations.
- Registration is now open for the Jewish Community Foundation's Philanthropy Leadership Training Institute. Learn about local nonprofit organizations, visit them, and experience the services they provide and decide which organization you want to support for over $3,600.
- San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood children won’t go without preventative and primary health care thanks to The California Endowment, Price Charities, Mid-City Community Clinic, and La Maestra Community Health Centers.
- The James Irvine Foundation has moved to a new downtown San Francisco location.
- Two scholarship funds at the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation can help with any college expenses, including tuition and fees, on-campus housing and meal plans or textbooks. The application deadline for both scholarships is April 30, 2013.
- A new report by Harder+Company Community Research about The James Irvine Foundation’s Families Improving Education (FIE) initiative offers fresh insights into the impact of parent and community involvement in educational policymaking.