Background While only 20 minutes away from downtown San Diego, the U.S.-Mexico border at San Ysidro, feels like a world away. As the largest land border crossing in the world, it has increasingly become a highly active location for deportations, human rights violations, and abuse by Customs Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Many years […]
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“Philanthropy is the gift of who you are, not the size of your check, or the recognition you receive. It does not have to be bold or dramatic. Philanthropy reflects who you are as a person. This is a message that I love to share as it has enriched my life and given me a […]
Some of our team attended San Diego Grantmakers’ 2019 conference and grappled with how to deal with the inherent power that comes with being in a position to give resources to nonprofits. This dynamic is one thing to realize and another to address. When we’re trying to make our funds go the furthest, how we’re […]
Impact. What does it mean to you? Your carbon footprint? Your children’s education? Smiling at the elderly man while out for a stroll in your neighborhood? The food you put in your body? How you honor your parents? Our community and our world abound with opportunities to impact. Each of our choices produce rippling effects, […]
Working together is working smarter. Something new is coming: A place for funders to access customized tools, resources and services to magnify their charitable impact. Our team at Leichtag Foundation has learned that tackling complex problems in our community takes integrated funding and working together. As a way to make our grantmaking go further, we […]