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Building Greater Economic Mobility Through Social Enterprise

A Californian coalition (The Economic Mobility Collaborative) sets out this vision: “Every Californian should have a chance to work, to discover their potential, and to share that potential with others.” The Collaborative suggests that, among the most important things we need to do is to, “effectively promote evidence-driven... Read More

Community Foundation Excellence (CFE) Fundamentals Course - Los...

       A well-trained staff and an informed board are critical to the success of community foundations in our fast-changing world. This two-day course helps new and experienced community foundation staff build the essential skills they need to balance governance and management. Created and led by experienced... Read More

NCFP Webinar: Money, Values, and Culture

Each of us has our own money story – the underlying assumptions, messages, hopes, and behaviors that we’ve learned over time about the meaning and use of money. Those stories are also influenced by increasing online data about family wealth and public skepticism of concentrated wealth. The alignments and clashes among family members, branches, and... Read More

LA Arts Funders Meeting, July 2019

Join us for the next LA Arts Funders Meeting on Thursday, July 11, from 10 am – 12:30 pm at the Marciano Art Foundation. This meeting will feature an interactive hands-on experience at the GENESIS STEAM Innovation Lab, as well as a private tour of the Marciano Art Foundation’s collection and current exhibitions, including OBSIDIAN LADDER, the... Read More

Humanizing Immigration: Policy Updates and Coordinated...

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-ground updates from leaders at the local, state, national... Read More

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

Please join Southern California Grantmakers, Annenberg Foundation, The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, Weingart Foundation and WITH Foundation for a full day workshop on disability inclusion.  We know that problems are solved most effectively when we include the... Read More

What's New at SCG

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

Dear Colleagues: On the heels of last month’s Foundations on the Hill event in Washington, DC and heading into next week’s sold-... more

Chad Franks, Principal at KPMG, discusses with SCG the company's corporate giving.   Tell us about your company’s CSR/... more


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SCG’s Public Policy Team works with partners on several advocacy
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