How You Can Help

How You Can Help

Do a Little or Do a Lot. It’s Your Choice.

One of the things we are proudest of at SDWF is our “no-guilt” factor.

Do a Little…

The San Diego Women’s Foundation members commit to making their annual contribution and voting on final grant recipients. Every member has one vote. We do no fundraising. We have no obligatory meetings.

Do a Lot…

Members wishing additional involvement are encouraged to serve on one or more of our six committees. For more information or to join a committee please email

How You Can Help

Our Committees

Programs Committee

This group provides programs that ensure we have the information and education needed to be effective philanthropists.

Finance Committee

This committee develops the budget and maintains financial accountability for the organization.

Grants Committee

This diverse committee develops and implements a grants process, assesses the impact of previous awards, and continues ongoing and productive relationships with our community partners. The Grants Committee has three separate teams, each with its own focus and chair: D-I-G Team, Implementation Team, and Impact Team.

Connection Committee

This committee promotes and grows SDWF through outreach to local women.  The committee also welcomes and nurtures new members (0-2 years).

Engagement Committee

This committee is responsible for enhancing the current member experience (2+ years)  through both social and educational opportunities.  The committee provides and promotes engagement opportunities for members and works to build passion and inspiration through their involvement.

Marketing Committee

This committee develops and implements a marketing and communications plan to support the mission of SDWF.  The committee will develop messaging and materials, press releases, media stories, oversee the web site and social media efforts.

Governance Committee

This group monitors our bylaws and standing orders to ensure our organization and its leadership are working appropriately and effectively.

Logistics Committee

This committee is responsible for event and program logistics, catering and additional event details as needed.

Want to help in other ways?

Here are some ideas…
SDWF welcomes additional support for special needs throughout the year. These include:

  • Individual member (angel) gifts
  • Additional contributions to the Endowment
  • Project sponsorships
  • Honorary or memorial gifts
  • Planned giving
  • Employee matching funds

Contact Tracy Johnson, Executive Director at or 619-814-1374 for more information.