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Towards a Regenerative Economy: Envisioning a Just Transition...

According to the Climate Justice Alliance, Just Transition is a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes, and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy. This means approaching production and consumption cycles holistically and waste-free. The... Read More

Education Funders Group Meeting - February

The Education Funders Group and SCG invite you to join colleagues for our first meeting of the year where we'll identify topics to explore in more depth as part of planning 2020 education programming. In light of the ever-changing landscape of education policy, we are happy to convene our members to discuss timely topics to strengthen our... Read More

Ethical Storytelling for Social Impact

Join ComNet Los Angeles, Cause Communications, First 5 LA, and Southern California Grantmakers for a free, interactive workshop led by Michael Kass, a leading voice and practitioner of ethical storytelling. As part of this discussion, we’ll take a closer look at what it means to take an “ethical” approach to storytelling – both in terms of... Read More

The Form 990: Back to Basics—Understand Your Grantees’ Stories

The IRS Form 990 is a complex, comprehensive document—and a useful tool for confirming that an organization is meeting its not-for-profit requirements. It can also provide insight into important opportunities, and help reveal potential risks and vulnerabilities related to financial health. Join Southern California Grantmakers and Moss Adams to... Read More

Protecting our Democracy: National and Local Voices

In partnership with Liberty Hill Foundation and Singer Philanthropy, we invite you to join a conversation with three national leaders who are working to educate and engage communities to be active participants in the democratic process. From motivating voters to fighting voter suppression, civic engagement takes many forms. This intimate... Read More

SCG Veteran Funders Peer Group Meeting

Join fellow SCG members to share and discuss the ways your organization is supporting veterans and military families and organizations that provide key services to them in our region. This meeting is also an opportunity to provide input to shape the future of the SCG Veteran Funders Peer Group as well as a time to get to know SCG’s new Veteran... Read More

What's New at SCG

IN THIS ISSUE:  Recapping Traditions of Giving | 2020 Policy Forecast | Family Philanthropy Member Updates | Upcoming Events |... more

By Seyron Foo This year, SCG is committed to tracking the policy trends most likely to impact our members' grantmaking... more

By Eddy Gonzalez   On January 1, 2020, James Alva, Senior Vice President & Southern California Market Manager at Citi... more


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