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How Philanthropy Can Support Innovation, Equity and the Future...

Join the Greater LA Education Foundation and Grantmakers for Education for a discussion on how philanthropy can support innovations such as blended learning models, alternative methods of assessment, and tele-health supports. The discussion will also touch on equity concerns related to assessing learning loss, accelerating learning and access to... Read More

Equitable and Sustainable Recovery and Growth for Inland...

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic and recent events surrounding the murder of George Floyd have only further exposed the large and pre-existing health, racial, economic, and regional disparities across our state. The challenges of the current moment only underscore​ the critical importance of maintaining our focus on driving greater... Read More

Friday Morning Refresh | Session 10

Join us in a collective pause for mental hygiene – a brief period for meditation, gentle mindful movement, and quiet reflection in community. Beginners welcome!  Current conditions place enormous demands on us. Maintaining good physical and mental-emotional health is essential. This online weekly gathering provides space to check in... Read More

Building Wildfire Resilience in the West: The Megafire-COVID19...

About this series Western landscapes have always burned and always will. The more we suppress fire and change the climate, the more catastrophic wildfires become. How can we make communities and wild lands more resilient in the age of megafire? Learn More About the Series >>>   About the Session Wildfire season in... Read More

Inland Empire Rising: The Case for Timely Investments in Racial...

Join us for a webinar featuring a comprehensive new report on the Inland Empire's nonprofit sector. The report, the first of its kind since 2009, shows that nonprofit jobs in the Inland Empire pay significantly more than other private-sector jobs. Inland Empire leads California with the highest share of nonprofit startups since 2010, and the... Read More

Southern California Funders' Discussion on COVID-19:...

Since March, SCG has coordinated regular funders' briefings to discuss topics including the social safety net, public health, nonprofit resilience, mental health, and more. Participate in these conversations as they continue on a bimonthly basis on the second and fourth Thursday of the month through August. As COVID-19 case counts continue to... Read More

What's New at SCG

While systemic racism has suddenly risen to the national spotlight, it has long been embedded within our economic, political,... more

Injustice does not just live outside in the community — injustice lives within each of us as individuals and as organizations.... more

In April, Philanthropy California virtually convened over 600 funders from across the state for a day dedicated to philanthropy’s... more


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