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Humanizing Immigration: Policy Updates and Coordinated...

Registration for this program has closed.   Join Southern California Grantmakers, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), and Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) for a conversation on unprecedented challenges presented by record breaking numbers of asylum-seeking families at the southern California border, and on-the-... Read More

Investing in Survivor Wealth and Wellness

Please join the Asset Funders Network and Southern California Grantmakers for a funders-only roundtable discussion on Investing in Survivor Wealth and Wellness You are invited to a private reception featuring a conversation with Mona Masri, the Asset Funders Network’s West Coast Regional Program Officer, and Sonya Passi, FreeFrom’s Founder... Read More

Standing Together: Coalition Building to Stop Jail Expansion

Throughout the state of California, organizers and communities impacted by incarceration are demanding an end to jail expansion. JusticeLA (a coalition of grassroots organizations) celebrated an unprecedented victory in February 2019 when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to stop jail expansion in LA County. However, the fight... Read More

Putting the “D” in Diversity: Enabling Foundations, Nonprofits...

Fee NCG, SCG and SDG, members: No cost to attend Eligible Non-members: $100 Who May Attend Current SCG members, NCG, SDG and eligible non-members Registration SCG members: register online. NCG & SDG members: contact [email protected] to register. Eligible non-members: If you already... Read More

Family Philanthropy Through Multiple Vehicles

How can families with multi-faceted philanthropic efforts – those with multiple foundations or funds, who are also using impact investing and other creative strategies – develop governance systems and structures that accommodate this complexity? What processes are these “complex” families using to allocate available human capital to the various... Read More

Reimagining Philanthropy’s Role in Building Resilient...

Regardless of their identified grantmaking priorities, many funders find themselves in the position of supporting disaster relief when wildfires, extreme heat, earthquakes, and other natural disasters happen in their own backyards. As former Governor Jerry Brown declared, these events are becoming “the new abnormal,” and funders can expect to... Read More

What's New at SCG

Over the past weeks, immigrant communities have grown fearful with threats of raids and deportation by Immigration and Customs... more

On July 4th and July 5th, two major earthquakes struck in Kern County near Ridgecrest, California, approximately 150 miles... more

This month, SCG'S President & CEO Chis Essel has offered our staff her platform to share key takeaways from our 2019 Public... more


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