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Desert Protective Council Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Desert Protective Council Foundation

P. O. Box 3635

San Diego, CA United States 92163-1635

Telephone: (619) 342-5524


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Organization that normally receives more than 33 1/3% of its support from contributions, etc.

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-12-31)

Assets: $354,857

Total giving: $66,529



Additional Contact Information

Additional E-Mail Address :


Established in 1989 in CA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation works to safeguard for the wise and reverent use of desert areas that have unique scenic, scientific, historical, spiritual, or recreational value; and to educate children and adults to a better understanding of the deserts.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Mesquite Fund Grants

This program works to enhance and protect the environment and public health in Imperial County by supporting conservation and desert education projects.

Fields of Interest

  • Deserts
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Natural resources
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-12-31

Assets: $354,857 (market value)

Gifts received: $17,375

Expenditures: $173,940

Total giving: $66,529

Qualifying distributions: $151,697