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2021 Policy Conference: Build Anew

Join us for two mornings exploring the policy and advocacy actions needed to combat the challenges of a generation and maximize lessons learned from listening deeply, building power, and meeting the social justice movements of 2020.

Regional Border Response to Emerging Migration &...

Over the last four years, significant damage has been done to the infrastructure that protects asylum seekers and refugees coming to the U.S. From limited shelter capacity to harmful narratives complicating reform efforts, real obstacles stand in the way of the U.S. mounting a robust humanitarian response. Fortunately, NGOs on both sides of the U.... Read More

Grounded Action: Grassroots Movements and Climate Justice |...

In philanthropy, ‘grassroots’ is often equated with ‘community’ and with ‘small-scale’. Grassroots solutions do come from the community, but they are not often small. And because grassroots solutions come from the people most impacted by the problem they seek to solve, they can be more effective and holistic in the problems they address. As... Read More

Family First Prevention Services Act Funder Briefing Part II —...

The Center has heard you and is back in action as requested with our Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) - Part II Deep Dive Briefing! After the recent Child Welfare Funders Collaborative FFPSA session, participants shared widespread desire to continue to dig deeper together about what this landmark legislation will mean for families in... Read More

Full Cost Workshop

Join Nonprofit Finance Fund and Philanthropy California to advance full cost practices for the nonprofit sector by participating in a remote learning series in February. This workshop series invites you to take what you’ve learned as a nonprofit leader or funder and help pave the way for others to have transformative conversations about more... Read More

State of Play: Local, National, and Intersectional Responses to...

While the significant and tragic rise of anti-Asian violence in recent weeks has caught the attention of the general public, coordinated and strategic efforts led by AAPI organizations, networks, and coalitions to respond to anti-Asian violence have been in place since before the pandemic began early last year. Those efforts have been born of... Read More

What's New at SCG

The piece below was based on SCG's program "Equitable Vaccine Distribution with Blue Shield and the State of California" hosted... more

SCG's "Funders' Briefing on COVID-19 Vaccine" program hosted on Monday, March 1, 2021. Below, you'll find a broad overview of... more

SCG's "Philanthropy’s Role in Addressing Inequity in South LA and Advancing Policy and Systems Change" program hosted on ... more


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SCG’s Public Policy Team works with partners on several advocacy
fronts related to the ability for philanthropy and nonprofits to serve
our communities. Get SCG's analysis on the latest public policy
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