Community Night In

June 2 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Thursdays: CANCELED

June 4 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Summer Twilight Concert: CANCELED

June 16 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Summer Twilight Concert: CANCELED

July 7 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Summer Twilight Concert: CANCELED

July 28 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

No need to be “stuck” at home – even if you can’t go out to your favorite activities, you can enjoy some terrific programs that will inform and inspire you.

Visit our Get Inspired! Page

View First-Ever Virtual DMF Talk

The Foundation’s first-ever virtual DMF Talk “Our Lagoon: What is it Worth?” presented by UCSD’s Dr. Richard Carson was a great success.

Click Here to View the Talk

Note: The presentation begins 4 minutes after the start of the video.


Event cancellation/postponement

March 12th, 2020|

Postponement/Cancellation of March, April and May events due to coronavirus The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is evolving rapidly across the United States. As local, national and global public health recommendations [...]

Who We Are

Founded in 1982, the Del Mar Foundation is Del Mar’s community foundation and its oldest 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We sponsor a wide range of programs and events, make community grants, and manage over $5 million in endowment funds to benefit Del Mar and the San Dieguito Lagoon. Our mission: to promote civic pride and cohesiveness, acquire and preserve open space, improve beaches and parklands, raise and grant funds, and sponsor diverse cultural programs and community events in Del Mar. As we work to inform and inspire the Del Mar community, we welcome your participation and support.