San Diego Grantmakers - Strengthening Philanthropy

San Diego Mayoral Candidate Forum: Issues of Importance to the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Date: 3/26/2012
Time: 6:30 PM TO 9:00 PM

Event Description:

This event has sold out! All new registrants will be added to the waiting list.

The City of San Diego will welcome a new mayor in 2013, marking a new era for the city.  How will the next mayor support the efforts of our philanthropic and nonprofit sectors?’s Scott Lewis and KPBS’s Gloria Penner will moderate a forum with San Diego Mayoral candidates on issues of critical importance to philanthropy and nonprofits.

Registration will begin at 6:30.  The forum will last from 7:00-8:30 p.m., followed by a reception until 9 p.m.

Share your tweets!  We'd love for attendees to share their thoughts about what the candidates say by tweeting using the hashtag #sdmayornp.  It's a great way for those who can't be there to follow the conversation!


  • Carl DeMaio (invited), San Diego City Council Member, District 5
  • Bob Filner, Congressman, California 51st District
  • Nathan Fletcher, California State Assembly Member, 75th District
  • Bonnie Dumanis (invited), San Diego County District Attorney

Presented by:

  • Nonprofit Management Solutions
  • SANDAN (San Diego Association of Nonprofits)
  • San Diego Grantmakers
  • San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition
  • San Diego River Park Foundation
  • The Old Globe
  • University of San Diego, Institute for Nonprofit Education and Research

Media Partners:

  • KPBS

Other Partners:

  • Foundation for Change
  • SANDAN (San Diego Association of Nonprofits)
  • San Diego Housing Federation
  • San Diego River Park Foundation
  • San Diego Women's Foundation
  • Springfield College
  • YNPN San Diego (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network)
  • University of California (UCSD) Extension


Partner and sponsor lists still in formation. To find out more about becoming a partner or sponsor, contact Tom Scott at

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The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101

(858) 875-3333

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