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Center for Nonprofit Management - 2018 Nonprofit Sector...

Each year, the Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM) surveys hundreds of Southern California nonprofits to track current, local trends impacting the capacity of organizations to achieve their goals. Topics cover board performance, funding changes, relationships with funders, inclusion and their priorities for the coming year given growing... Read More

New Platforms for Shaping the Latinx Narrative

Join Southern California Latinxs in Philanthropy, The Walt Disney Company, Hispanics in Philanthropy and Southern California Grantmakers to learn from a panel of executives and storytellers who are changing the narrative on Latinx culture.   Agenda   8:00 am  Doors Open 10:00 am – 10:15 am  Welcome 10:... Read More

2018 Corporate Summer Reception

Please join Southern California Grantmakers’ corporate members for our annual summer reception in downtown Los Angeles! This will be a wonderful opportunity to network with your corporate colleagues. Please note, this is a corporate-only event.    Fee No cost to participate Who May Attend Current corporate SCG members and... Read More

New Research: Californians Working in Poverty and the...

With support from The James Irvine Foundation, Dr. Robert Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) – a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization – will brief attendees on new findings from its survey of working Californians who are struggling with poverty. The James Irvine Foundation’s President and CEO, Don Howard,... Read More

Summit on Advancing Gender Equity

Current events, combined with long standing gender inequality, have highlighted the need to advance gender equity in all segments of our society. The half-day summit provides a space to learn with your fellow funders, community, and thought leaders about the most pressing gender equity issues that are facing our region and strategies that have... Read More

Ventura County Funders Forum – Funders’ Roles in the 2020 Census

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

What's New at SCG

Southern California Disaster Resources for the Holy Fire Our heartfelt thoughts go out to our members, partners, friends and... more

Final Call! The Jewish Federation is searching for innovative ideas from eligible 501(c)3 organizations with the goal to make Los... more

The cash-strapped city of Stockton is hoping so, courting millions of dollars from private investors to solve a whole host of... 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
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