The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation is a nonprofit foundation that works to build a stronger community through a selection of entrepreneurial projects and hands-on learning relationships in San Diego. The organization works in partnership with the Jacobs Family Foundation. It also unites residents, organizations and funding partners to build the social well-being of communities. Founded in 1995, the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation serves individuals and families. In addition, the organization works to foster the creation of community wealth, businesses and jobs. It expands avenues and opportunities for participation in the planning, decision-making, implementation and ownership of community change for residents.