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Inland Empire Rising: The Case for Timely Investments in Racial...

Join us for a webinar featuring a comprehensive new report on the Inland Empire's nonprofit sector. The report, the first of its kind since 2009, shows that nonprofit jobs in the Inland Empire pay significantly more than other private-sector jobs. Inland Empire leads California with the highest share of nonprofit startups since 2010, and the... Read More

Southern California Funders' Discussion on COVID-19:...

Since March, SCG has coordinated regular funders' briefings to discuss topics including the social safety net, public health, nonprofit resilience, mental health, and more. Participate in these conversations as they continue on a bimonthly basis on the second and fourth Thursday of the month through August. As COVID-19 case counts continue to... Read More

LA Arts Funders Meeting - July

Save the Date! The next LA Arts Funders Meeting will take place on Thursday, July 9, 2020, from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. This program is part of SCG's 2020 recurring programs. To register for all upcoming dates, please click the "Register for Recurring Dates" button. Recurring Dates Include: Thursday, July 9, 2020 | 10:00am -... Read More

Justice in Recovery: Building a New Economy for California

In a matter of weeks, California’s years of record-breaking economic growth were wiped out, and the state now faces a historic recession. Confronting a $54 billion budget deficit, the Governor and Legislature are making hard choices considering cuts to education, healthcare, and other critical safety net programs – deeper cuts may be... Read More

Friday Morning Refresh | Session 11

Join us in a collective pause for mental hygiene – a brief period for meditation, gentle mindful movement, and quiet reflection in community. Beginners welcome!  Current conditions place enormous demands on us. Maintaining good physical and mental-emotional health is essential. This online weekly gathering provides space to check in... Read More

Trust-Based Philanthropy Practice: Solicit & Act on Feedback

Philanthropy California and the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project invite you to join us for a monthly webinar series for funders. Each month, we’ll explore each of the six trust-based principles that, when practiced together, help alleviate power imbalance in the sector. Each webinar will explore the nuts and bolts of putting the principles to... Read More

What's New at SCG

Injustice does not just live outside in the community — injustice lives within each of us as individuals and as organizations.... more

In April, Philanthropy California virtually convened over 600 funders from across the state for a day dedicated to philanthropy’s... more

In April, Philanthropy California virtually convened over 600 funders from across the state for a day dedicated to philanthropy's... more


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