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Women's Foundation of California Philanthropy and Public...

The Institute will take place on May 7-9, 2018 in Sacramento, CA. Applications are due February 27, 2018. Imagine the kind of transformative change we could achieve if every philanthropist applied an advocacy lens to their giving. The Women’s Foundation of California is excited to announce that applications are now open for the second... Read More

Liberty Hill Foundation - Impact Investing: Using Your...

Investors now have expanding opportunities to use their portfolios to power social, economic and environmental justice. To learn more, join us for an interactive program on impact investing—choosing investments that generate a positive outcome for women, communities of color or the climate, in addition to a financial return. Investors and... Read More

Ventura County Funders Forum – Special Thomas Fire Response...

Thomas Fire Response Network Fundraising Task Force Presentation The Thomas Fire Response Network Fundraising and Philanthropy Subcommittee will discuss the data gathered on the impact of the Thomas Fire and present an initial outline of a potential case statement that nonprofits can adapt to raise funds for recovery. Attendees will be... Read More

A Conversation with Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab

Join us for a lively conversation over breakfast with Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab! Sara is one of the nation's leading experts on innovative ways to make higher education more accessible and affordable. Her latest book, Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream (University of Chicago, 2016), is an... Read More

Full Cost Project - 90-Minute Briefing: Understanding Full Cost

Nonprofit Finance Fund will lead this 90-minute training geared toward foundation trustees and board members which will set a clear understanding of the importance full cost plays in achieving sector outcomes. The components of full cost will be clearly defined, and connected to different grantmaking strategies. One funder will never be... Read More

Ventura County Funders Forum 3/6/2018

Please join us as we continue to discuss the role of foundation grantmaking and the state of philanthropy in Ventura County. Vanessa Bechtel, President and CEO of the Ventura County Community Foundation, will present data and lead a conversation on the financial health of the Ventura County nonprofit sector.  Lunch will be provided... Read More

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With President Trump and Congress boosting overall non-defense discretionary funding for 2018 and 2019, they now must use some of... more

By Carolyn Gray Anderson Woman Worth Watching … Philanthropist of the Year … Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow … Inspirational... more


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