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Listening Session: Census 2020 – A Complete Count for the...

A complete and accurate census count is necessary to ensure our region receives the federal and state funding we are entitled to, our communities have the congressional representation they deserve and programs and services accurately reflect the diversity and cultural makeup of our residents. Many local communities are considered “Hard-to-... Read More

Being the Change: Foundations Transforming for Greater Impact

Today, many foundations are re-examining the role they can play in addressing society's most challenging problems. As foundations embrace more ambitious and complex approaches for creating social change, they are taking an intentional approach to rethinking their own makeup to achieve the greatest impact. They recognize that you can’t... Read More

Funder Briefing: Why & How Funders Should Invest in Grantee...

The Foundation Roundtable of Santa Barbara is extending an invitation to members of SCG to attend a funder briefing on ‘Why & How Funders Should Invest in Grantee Talent.’ We are very fortunate to have Rusty Stahl, Founder of Fund the People in town for a conference, so he’s offered to provide this briefing for local funders. Fund the People... Read More

#MeToo 1 Year Later: What's Changed/What's Possible

Since October of 2017, powered by the courage of girls and women who have shared their #MeToo stories at scale, we have seen a quantum leap forward in the movement to ensure that all girls and women can live, learn and work with safety and dignity. But now, even amid unprecedented mass mobilization against sexual violence across every sector... Read More

Fresh Perspective: Food, Equity and Community Development...

Please join The California Wellness Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders (SAFSF) and Southern California Grantmakers for a funders-only bus tour in South Los Angeles to explore how food can be a powerful driver... Read More

Public Policy Forum: Marshall Tuck, Candidate for State...

California’s voters will head to the polls on November 6, 2018 to cast a ballot on a wide array of issues, including leadership of California’s Department of Education. The State Superintendent of Public Instruction and Director of Education is in charge of executing Board of Education policies and leads the Department of Education. The Department... Read More

What's New at SCG

The following is an article published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy by SCG members Fred Ali, President and CEO of the Weingart... more

LOS ANGELES, CA – Since its launch in 2016, the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships has helped its partners co-... more


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