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Manage your Time and your Energy: A Path to Personal...

As we continue to adapt to our virtual work environments, many of us feel an increased tension between getting things done and cultivating our sustainability. Often, conversations about managing our time and energy focus exclusively on “productivity,” and neglect the importance of tending to our whole selves and practicing the habits that will... Read More

Market Rate Impact Investing

Join Philanthropy California to hear from leading California foundations, the County of Fresno, and advisors, on the tools they are employing to activate their portfolios for impact in California’s underserved communities. During this conversation, we will explore the challenges foundations face when maximizing impact across asset classes. How do... Read More

Transit Justice is Racial and Climate Justice

Join Smart Growth California’s Los Angeles Funders Collaborative, the Collaborative on Mobility and Access at TFN, Southern California Grantmakers, ClimatePlan, Transit Center, ACT-LA, Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance and the Community Power Collective for a conversation about transit justice in Los Angeles and its state and national... Read More

NCFP Webinar: Trust-based Family Philanthropy

Trust-based philanthropy is being embraced by a growing number of family foundations as a way to alleviate power imbalances between funders and grantees while fostering more productive and informative relationships. Driven by the central philosophy that funders should approach grantee relationships as learning partnerships, a trust-based approach... Read More

Our Freedoms are Tied Together: Incarceration & Immigration...

Each year, thousands of noncitizens are released from state prisons and jails, often immediately detained by ICE where they face deportation, a process that the Governor and County Sheriffs have the direct power to halt. This is one of the countless connections between local and state incarceration and the criminalization, detention, and... Read More

LA Arts Funders Meeting - October

LA Arts Funders is delighted to welcome Eddie Torres, President & CEO of Grantmakers in the Arts. Eddie will share his reflections on this moment for America’s cultural funding community, the ways we’re responding to the pandemic and systemic racism, and how we’re creating our futures.   Speaker Eddie Torres... Read More

What's New at SCG

SCG is thrilled to welcome David J. Carroll to our team as the new Vice President of Public Policy & Government Relations. In... more

Because of the dual reality of remarkable strides in racial justice and seemingly insurmountable inequities, we must work harder... more

SCG is a nonpartisan organization. As a 501(c)3 organization, we do not endorse or oppose political candidates. Opinions... more


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