Thank you for your interest in helping the Foundation meet community needs, support classroom art and business education, get involved with women’s philanthropy, or support other charitable activities.  You can designate your gift to an existing fund, become a Partner in Philanthropy or establish your own charitable fund.

Make a donation online to Coastal Community Foundation below. Donations are processed through PayPal.  Please click on the Donate button below which will take you to a secure site to make your contribution. Please be sure to indicate the specific purpose of your donation on the top of the page.  (i.e. Solana Beach Fund, Hand to Hand, general donation).  A list of charitable funds can be found under Ways to Give – Fund List.




Donate by Mail

Download a Donation Form for contributions to a fund.  To join as a Partner in Philanthropy, download the Partners form.  Mail your check to Coastal Community Foundation, P.O. Box 230415, Encinitas, CA 92023-0415.  Make checks payable to Coastal Community Foundation.  In the memo line, please write the name of the fund or the purpose of the donation.

Privacy Policy

Coastal Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recognizes that the Foundation has an ethical responsibility to respect the privacy of its donors, and to protect and maintain the confidentiality of all information about its donors and their family members. Information provided by mail or online for making a gift becomes part of our donor database and is used for gift verification purposes and confirmation of tax exempt gifts. CCF does not sell or otherwise make its mailing list available to third parties. Individuals wishing to provide anonymous contributions may designate this intention at the time of donation. Those requests are respected.

Contributions are Irrevocable

All gifts made to Coastal Community Foundation become the asset of Coastal Community Foundation.  Contributions are irrevocable as tax deductible gifts.  The Foundation reserves the right to review and approve all contributions to protect the fiscal and legal integrity of the organization.

Donors will receive a tax receipt from Coastal Community Foundation when the donation is processed.