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Human Resources/Operations/Finance Peer Learning Group

Southern California Grantmakers is thrilled to announce the Human Resource/Operations/ Finance peer learning group, a new resource for finance and investments, human resources and operations professionals. Based on our members' input, we anticipate that this peer learning group will: Meet quarterly to discuss emerging and pressing... Read More

Data, Dialogue and Deliberate Steps to Achieving Equity in Los...

Released at the Achieving Equity convening on March 2, 2017, An Equity Profile of the Los Angeles Region provides data, analysis and narratives around five themes: demographics, economic vitality, readiness, connectedness and neighborhoods. The profile is intended to equip leaders in the private, public, nonprofit and philanthropic... Read More

Listening Session: Community Reinvestment Act - A Catalyst for...

Banking institutions are one of the largest private-sector sources of community investment for economic development, education and social services efforts. Yet many in the nonprofit sector are unaware of the extent of these investments or how to tap into them for their own organization’s work.   The goal for this session is to acquaint... Read More

Southern California Blacks in Philanthropy

Please join Southern California Blacks in Philanthropy (SCBIP) for an informative discussion about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) from the Black immigrant (African, Caribbean and Afro-Latinx) perspective.   About 690,000 immigrants are enrolled in DACA with Los Angeles County having one of the largest number of active... Read More

2018 San Diego Grantmakers Annual Conference: “Frameworks for...

Join your fellow philanthropists, foundation staff and trustees, corporate funders, impact investors and giving circle members for an energizing day that is sure to fuel conversation and help strengthen effective philanthropy in our region! San Diego Grantmakers is committed to educating and equipping members and conference attendees... Read More

LCF Community Conversaciones Series: Yo Voy a Contar ¿Y Tú?

The Census is about power and money. The Census count determines the number of seats our state receives in the U.S. House of Representatives and how the government will allocate over $600 billion in federal funding to your community. As a result of the 2010 Census count, California received nearly $76 billion in federal funding. These dollars... Read More

What's New at SCG

The LA84 Foundation has awarded $1.8 million in grants to Southern California youth sports organizations in its latest attempt to... more

The WHO estimates that 2.1 billion people lack access to safe, readily available water at home. This problem, in turn, drives... more

Donations collected by United Way will begin distributing to local nonprofits this week. United Way of Greater Los Angeles ... more


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