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Ruby Awards

  • US Grant 326 Broadway San Diego, CA, 92101 United States (map)

2019 Ruby Awards

May 16, 2019
The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel

Call for Nominations will open on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Nomination Guidelines for a Strong Ruby Award Nomination

  • Complete the nomination form fully by the due date.

  • Write a compelling description of the nominee and include why they should be awarded.

  • Nominations can be made by anyone, regardless of membership status.

  • Self-Nomination is acceptable.

  • Nominations can be made in multiple categories.

  • Nominees are considered “finalists” at the Ruby Awards.

    • We will release the list of Finalists after the Selection Committee has met.

  • Be gracious. Only ONE winner in each category is announced at the Ruby Awards during the dinner program.

    • Remember, it is an honor to be considered for an award.

Nominations due Friday, February 15, 2019.

2019 Ruby Awards Nominations PDF

2019 Ruby Awards Nominations Word Doc

If you have questions, call or email Sarah Buchanan, Director of Events & Membership at (619) 239-6693 or

What to Expect

One of SDHF’s signature events, the annual Ruby Awards is the county’s largest affordable housing industry recognition event honoring the best people, projects, and achievements during the past year. Every year, hundreds of housing and community leaders from across the region and around the state will be on hand to applaud winners in more than a dozen categories and be inspired by their achievements.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel

  • 5:30 – 7 pm

    • Onsite Registration/Check-in and Reception

    • Presidential Foyer

  • 7:30 – 9 pm

    • Dinner and Awards Program

    • Presidential Ballroom

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The Ruby Awards recognize excellence in affordable housing and community development, highlighting the accomplishments of people, agencies and developments that work to ensure all San Diegans, regardless of income, have a safe, stable place they can afford to call home.

Sponsorship Information

Show your support for excellence in San Diego Affordable Housing and consider a sponsorship in 2019. Full sponsorship packets and other opportunities are available. This packet details the various SDHF membership and sponsorship opportunities available along with corresponding benefits, allowing you to choose the options.

For questions, please contact Sarah Buchanan, Director of Events and Membership via email or at (619) 239-6693.

Contact Sarah Buchanan with any questions.