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Friday Morning Refresh: Session 3

Current conditions continue to place enormous demands on us. Still, we have cause for hope: bold new leadership in many places, budgetary step stones toward a just recovery, and a rising tide of action to disrupt systemic racism. Now, as always, we are each asked to bring clarity, generosity, and courage to our efforts to heal, reimagine, and... Read More

Southern California PRI Convening

Join the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, The California Endowment, and Weingart Foundation for a convening on program-related investments (PRIs). Advanced practitioners in are invited to share: their respective PRI strategies; best practices and challenges in the administration and operation of PRIs; opportunities for deal sharing and co-investments... Read More

Exploring New Spaces: A Quick Guide To Evaluating Potential New...

Many foundations are exploring potential new programs in response to the pandemic, racial reckoning, and threats to our democracy, among many other challenges. This workshop will introduce a structured, efficient process that foundations can use to quickly learn ‘the lay of the land’ in potential new spaces and identify how they can complement –... Read More

NCFP: Demystifying Decision Making

Philanthropic families employ a wide range of models to make decisions—from unilateral authority to consensus. However, identifying the appropriate structure is often a challenge and can serve as a barrier to effective philanthropic practices. Developing an appropriate decision-making framework for distinct situations allows families to rely on an... Read More

LA Arts Funders Meeting -- May

LA Arts Funders is a peer learning group that provides opportunities for public and private sector grantmakers to deepen their knowledge of arts philanthropy, expand their professional networks, and explore topical issues affecting LA County's arts and culture ecosystem. Fee No cost to participate Who May Attend LA Arts Funders Group is open to... Read More

Can Corporate America Help Build a Racially Just Society?...

In the wake of COVID-19 and a long-overdue national reckoning on racism, the call for all sectors to address structural racism has rarely been stronger. Corporate leaders from around the country made commitments in response to the increased demand from the public to take leadership in addressing and finding solutions to end structural racism. But... Read More

What's New at SCG

BY EDDY GONZALEZ   Last year, the Specialty Family Foundation’s team and its Board of Directors began the stimulating and... more

Friends and colleagues,     It was a pleasure to address you at SCG's 2021 Public Policy Conference, and my sincere thanks go to... more

The piece below was based on SCG's program "Equitable Vaccine Distribution with Blue Shield and the State of California" hosted... more


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