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LA County Department of Arts and Culture Cultural Policy...

The LA County Department of Arts and Culture is hosting a Cultural Policy Stakeholder Meeting for LA Arts Funders that will be facilitated by consultants The Soluna Group. As part of the Cultural Equity and Inclusion Initiative, one of the recommendations funded by the LA County Board of Supervisors is the development of a first-ever cultural... Read More

Health Funders Group Peer Meeting

Program Description The SCG Health Funders Group is a peer group of funders seeking to improve the health and well-being of the communities they serve. These facilitated sessions provide opportunities for shared learning and collaboration. All funders seeking to address barriers to health and equity through an intersectional approach are... Read More

Addressing Implicit Bias in Nonprofits

    Back due to popular demand!! Dr. Marks’ engaging and interactive workshop will not only provide a clear description of implicit bias, but also describe its causes, consequences, measurement, potential solutions, and implications for nonprofit organizations. Join us for this deep-dive workshop into how implicit bias shows... Read More

Preserving Culture and Community: Touring Chinatown, HiFi, and...

Background Join Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy – LA Chapter (AAPIP-LA), the Asian Pacific Community Fund, and SCG for a special tour of three historic LA neighborhoods – Chinatown, Historic Filipinotown (HiFi), and Little Tokyo – and discover how each is responding to urban development and change. You’ll explore and... Read More

Career Technical Education: Promising Practices from the Field

Career Technical Education: Promising Practices from the Field While California is enjoying resurgent economic growth, benefits are not accruing equally across different demographic groups and geographic regions.  Some of this inequality stems from differences in educational attainment and the sectoral composition of varying regional... Read More

How Do You Know You're Having an Impact, If You Don't...

As philanthropy increasingly seeks to advance equity in all communities, it needs to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served, and the communities impacted. Less than half of grantmakers collect demographic data and even fewer report out intended beneficiaries of specific... Read More

What's New at SCG

  Hurricane Dorian at peak intensity as a Category 5 hurricane making landfall on the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas (Source:... more

By Cecilia Chen, Public Policy Director, Northern California Grantmakers Census and redistricting—two sides of the same coin. ... more

Recapping our 2019 Family Philanthropy Conference & Philanthropy California Updates  Dear SCG Family,    Last month, our SCG... more


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