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Member Call: Exploring the Challenges to Sustaining Funder...

Collaboration requires everyone to be honest, trusting and humble. It means being open about what our strengths are as well as what knowledge and expertise our partners bring to the table. And once we understand what role we should play, solving complex challenges together becomes possible. However, building collaboratives is hard work... Read More

Partner Event - The Keys to Building Effective Social Change...

 The early childhood field has decades of data, research and evidence-based programs that demonstrate the health, education and fiscal impacts of investing in the early years. Polls also consistently show strong public support for investing in early care and education, including a recent statewide poll by the Silicon Valley Community... Read More

990-PF Tax Seminar

Designed for anyone who prepares or signs a Form 990-PF, this seminar will give you a thorough understanding of the 990-PF, the 5% payout requirement, and expenditure responsibility. Taught by top accountants, the seminar examines the form line-by-line and helps you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep your trustees out... Read More

Partner Event - How the Parks and Water Bond Could Reshape...

Join funders in a conversation via video conference about SB 5, the parks and water bond slated to be on the June 2018 ballot. SB 5, known as the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection and Outdoor Access for All Act, would be the largest parks and natural resource bond passed in California’s history. The measure, if... Read More

Enhancing Public Health Through Environmental Strategies

The conditions in which we live play a crucial role in our well-being. According to the United States Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, there is a strong correlation between the cleanliness of our water, food, and air, the nature of our social interactions and relationships, and our health. The environment plays a key role in... Read More

Partner Event - Equitable Implementation of Measures M and A in...

In November 2016, Los Angeles County voters approved ballot measures to invest public funding into infrastructure that will improve the sustainability, connectivity and livability of our region: Measure M for the build out of our transportation infrastructure and Measure A for parks and open space. To ensure that these... Read More

What's New at SCG

Now in its 24th year, the annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts provides five unrestricted $75,000 grants to five independent... more

The William and Flora Foundation announced that Emiko Ono is the new Program Director of the Foundation’s Performing Arts Program... more

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced David Orr has been named chair of the Board of Trustees. Orr, grandson of David... more


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SCG’s Public Policy Team works with partners on several advocacy
fronts related to the ability for philanthropy and nonprofits to serve
our communities. Get SCG's analysis on the latest public policy
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