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SCG is the leadership hub where 300 of our region's grantmakers come together to learn, connect, and take action. 

Upcoming Events


Public Policy Speaker Series: California State Senator Ben Allen in Conversation with Tara Roth

California Community Foundation
The Public Policy Speaker Series provides SCG members the opportunity to engage with public officials and participate in meaningful discussions on the policy issues affecting Southern California and the state, and the role which philanthropy can play as thought partners to support our communities.  In this interactive conversation with... Read More

Transformative Prison Work in California Criminal Justice Reform

This program is a webinar
The California Criminal Justice Funders Group invites you to remotely join a discussion with Sohrob Nabatian from Kalliopeia Foundation and a panel of field leaders who are creating a statewide coalition of providers of transformative rehabilitative programming in California’s 35 prisons. These programs focus on transformational rather than... Read More

Census 2020: Understanding the Risks and Implications of Undercounting LA’s Young Children

California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center
Children 0-4 years old have been identified as one of five populations most at risk of being under-counted in the 2020 Census. In fact, experts believe that in LA County alone, as many as 500,000 young children, birth to age four, may not have been counted in the 2010 Census. With nearly 75% of all federal grant funding determined by Census data,... Read More

LGBTQ Professionals Network

Village Idiot
You are invited to join SCG and the LGBTQ Professionals Network for a fun and informative gathering with remarks from Mara Keisling, Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.    ... Read More

Wisdom from the Front Lines: Lessons for Disaster Planning

Northern California Grantmakers
The devastating impacts of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma vividly demonstrate the urgency of community needs and the long-term nature of recovery. They also remind us that we need to prepare for the risks we face in California and, for those funders that provide support beyond our local area, to be ready to respond... Read More

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