Join us for monthly luncheons featuring prominent community leaders sharing information on downtown projects, community partnerships, and much more. Each month a different downtown San Diego restaurant is selected to provide members and guests a unique dining experience.



Creating opportunities by raising scholarship funds for San Diego City College students to recognize potential and encourage future success. Friends of Downtown has awarded more than $400,000 in scholarships since 2000.


Friends of Downtown prepares 100 holiday gift bags by collecting non-perishable food items, books, blankets and other necessities. The bags are distributed in December to downtown senior shut-ins through the Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center meal delivery program.


Create opportunities, recognize potential and encourage future success by donating TODAY to help deserving San Diego City College students achieve their educational dreams.

Friends of Downtown is an organization that unites leaders committed to enhancing Downtown San Diego through community service, education and networking.