Corporate Engagement

Corporate Engagement

Partnerships with our Corporate Community

Our corporate partnerships provide a meaningful relationship that help create the socially significant outcomes we are committed to achieving. We are so grateful to our corporate partners who join the Center to invest in a healthier and happier San Diego community!

We are eager to create a strong partnerships that meet your goals in corporate social responsibility, cause-marketing and employee volunteerism.  And the children and youth at the Center benefit directly from our relationships too…opportunities to introduce our clients and students to the work environment and your professional industry can provide a wonderful, life-changing experience.

Corporate Engagement Opportunities:

Corporate ComMISSIONers

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Corporate ComMISSIONers of the San Diego Center for Children help further the mission to “Protect the joy of childhood” by making a minimum annual commitment of $10,000 that includes customized engagement opportunities in the various programs at the Center. In addition, Signature Event benefits are built into our Corporate ComMISSIONer partnerships to allow for a true, year-round partnership with your organization. 

Sponsorship of our Signature Events

Involvement at these events allow incredible exposure to various target audiences and position your company to be aligned with the oldest children’s non-profit in San Diego.
Various levels of sponsorship are available and can be a great way to meet marketing objectives while giving back to at-risk and foster children and teens.  Learn more about our annual Signature Events here!

Workplace Giving

Are we on your employee giving ballot? Workplace Giving is a wonderful way to promote the importance of philanthropy within a company’s culture, allowing employees to designate portions of their paycheck to be donated (pre-tax) to the charity of their choice. The San Diego Center for Children would be honored to be listed on this ballot! Please let us know if we need to provide more information to get this started in your organization.

Matching Gifts

Whether employees give directly through a paycheck or from their personal finances, many companies choose Matching Gifts as a way to support employees’ philanthropic interests. Taking advantage of this incredible opportunity offered by companies allows a gift to be potentially doubled in size!
Ask your Human Resources Department or a Matching Gifts Administrator for a form once your gift is made.
You may fill out this form and submit to the Center at this address:

San Diego Center for Children
Development Department
3002 Armstrong Street
San Diego, CA 92111

Host a Corporate Fundraiser or Donation Drive

Does your office want to give back as a team? Corporate Donation Drives are welcome anytime during the year to help collect much-needed items for the children and teens at the Center.
See our Wish List for all our programs here.

Another option is to create a social fundraising campaign for the company all of your own. We can create a platform for this to match a theme or initiative at your office to make “crowd-raising” for the Center tons of fun – maybe even with a hint of competition between divisions or departments!
Learn more about our Community Fundraising here.

Lunch and Learns

Would your office benefit from learning more about improving behavioral health?  Or perhaps your group wants a better understanding about the work we are doing with children and families and why it matters?We are happy to present a Lunch and Learn at your company or organization and can customize the topic to something relevant and beneficial to your team!

For More Information on Corporate Opportunities, please contact:

Kristi Worley
Senior Development Manager
(858) 634-8342
kworley@centerforchildren.org