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Current Initiatives

Sahm Family Foundation's current initiatives are specific targets within each of our focus areas. We want to be precise in our giving to make long-lasting, impactful changes in our communities. 


Please note: The Sahm Family Foundation is NOT accepting new grant requests at this time. However, if your organization fits the criteria and you are interested in us taking a look at your organization, please fill out our contact form with an overview of what you do or a link to your website. If we are interested, we will be in touch.


SFF will only accept inquiries from 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in good standing with the IRS in California and Idaho.


Grant funding will not be provided for individuals, private foundations, endowment funds, for-profit organizations, or religious and political groups.

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Children in the Environment 

Engaging and educating today's youth to help provide meaningful experiences in the outdoors. Recognizing the tremendous value of outdoor experiences and environmental education in youth development and fosters an understanding and appreciation of our ever-changing natural world.

Please click here for our full initiative guidelines.

Every Community Deserves a Modern
Senior Center

In partnership with the San Diego Seniors Community Foundation, we funded the first-ever Master Plan for Senior Centers. We believe every senior deserves a place to turn to and trust.

Senior Centers have the potential to enrich the aging experience and serve as the hub for older adults to support the challenges that come with aging. A dynamic community-based senior center can become the trusted source for all things related to aging, allowing every older adult within their community to thrive.

Please click here to view the Master Plan.

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New Arts Initiative

Sahm Family Foundation is currently in a strategic planning process regarding our new Arts initiative. 

More updates to come in 2023. 

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