BIA Cares and Amazon

Whether you are new to the San Diego BIA or a long time member you may or may not be aware of one very important aspect of how we help our communities, by not only providing the infrastructure to develop safe places to live and work but we have a charitable giving arm, as well – BIA Cares. Our mission at BIA Cares is “To build and contribute to projects that facilitate charitable outreach on behalf of San Diego’s building industry.”

As with all charitable organization we are constantly looking for fund raising opportunities so we can continue to provide assistance to those in need.  And we have found a partner in Amazon, with the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.

We encourage you to sign up with AmazonSmile to support the BIA and BIA Cares in its outreach to help those in our community who need help. But whatever charity you might choose to support, this is a great way to show how much you care.

Below is the process to set up your AmazonSmiles account:

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you are prompted to select a charitable organization from the list of eligible organizations. You can change your selection at any time.

To change your charitable organization:

  1. Sign in to on your desktop or mobile phone browser.
  2. From your desktop, go to Your Account from the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page.
  3. Select a new charitable organization to support.

For more information about the AmazonSmile program, go to

What BIA Cares Does:

The Building Industry of San Diego believes in giving back to the community it serves. In 1990, BIA established this 501(c)3, charitable organization to help build a better future for those in need. BIA Cares has donated more than $2.3 million to charitable projects and programs in San Diego County.

We hope you will sign up today!

BIA Cares Board of Directors