San Diego Theatres, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization, managing two theatres in downtown San Diego: the iconic Civic Theatre (1965) and the historic Balboa Theatre (1924). Our mission is to "to deliver exceptional performing arts and educational experiences, foster collaboration and partnerships and create an accessible place for all people to enjoy the arts," and you can help make a difference by choosing to support our local nonprofit arts community users in this endeavor.

Balboa Theatre Grant Fund

The Balboa Theatre Grant Fund was established to support local, non-profit organizations in their use of the Balboa Theatre. The intention was to make the production of an event at the Theatre as affordable and accessible as possible to the San Diego Community.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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Mail-In Donations

Please designate ‘Balboa Theatre Grant Fund’ and make check payable to:
     San Diego Theatres Development
     233 A Street, Suite 810
     San Diego, CA 92101

Matching Gifts

Be sure to ask if your company will match your gift and double your donation! Many employees don't realize that their companies have this process in place and that these matching funds can have a huge impact on the scope of our programs.

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