Gifts and Donations

Gifts and Donations

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We can help you help the community

The County accepts gifts and donations in the form of cash, and non-monetary assets, such as land or equipment.  Such gifts and donations can help support important services and programs the County provides to the community.   

View County of San Diego departments with donation opportunities

Board policy on acceptance of gifts and donations (pdf)

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I make a gift or donation to the County of San Diego?

A: Visit our list of departmental donations opportunities, select the department you would like to donate to and follow the instructions provided.

Q: What can I donate to the County of San Diego?

A: The County accepts gifts and donations in the form of cash, and non-monetary assets, such as land or equipment.  The decision to accept a gift or donation rests with the department heads.  You may find the types of gifts and donations that each department is interested in by clicking here.  Don’t see the type of gift or donation you have in mind, contact the Chief Administrative Office at (619) 531-5880 or cao_email@sdcounty.ca.gov   

Q: Is my donation or gift tax deductible?

A: Yes. Municipal governments qualify as charitable beneficiaries under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.  However, you should consult with your tax advisor on the specifics of your donation.

More Questions?

If you have additional questions not related to a specific department, please contact the Chief Administrative Office at (619) 531-5880 or cao_email@sdcounty.ca.gov.

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