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Funding Hate: A Philanthropist’s Guide to Prevention

Program Description Philanthropy supports community and policy partners to change hearts and minds and improve quality of life. The solutions funded can be as diverse as the people innovating them, so a critical step in grantmaking is gaining an understanding of the values and belief systems driving an organization’s work. In a world where a... Read More

'All Immigration is Local': Philanthropy’s Role in...

Grantmakers Concern with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) invites you to join and learn about coordinated policy efforts across the states, a unique model for building farmworker power in Florida, and how advocates in Tennessee defeated anti-immigrant legislation. There are many opportunities across the country for funders to support... Read More

NCFP: Passing the Baton: Reflections on the Past, Present, and...

In 2020 the National Center for Family Philanthropy will welcome Nick Tedesco as President and CEO and see the transition of founder and longtime President Ginny Esposito to the role of Senior Fellow. These two leaders will reflect on the past 20 years of NCFP’s work and discuss current priorities, the future of the field of family philanthropy,... Read More

Addressing Implicit Bias 201

Through our Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation – Los Angeles (TRHT-LA) initiative, SCG is proud to offer Addressing Implicit Bias 201.   DESCRIPTION This deep-dive, follow-on workshop lead by expert Dr. Bryant T. Marks, Sr. will go into much more detail about how you can change your personal and... Read More

Community Resilience as the Path to Preparedness: Lessons...

Description When a wildfire or other extreme natural event affects a community, it exposes and exacerbates existing gaps in the social safety net in areas such as housing, homelessness, and health, and for vulnerable populations such as immigrants, children, and seniors. For this reason, grantmakers working to strengthen the social safety net... Read More

Ending Excessive Sentencing & Punishments in California

Earlier this year, Governor Newsom declared a moratorium on all executions in California. In the wake of this decision, a new statewide coalition was formed to leverage this momentum and to forge new partnerships in the movement to end excessive sentencing. This webinar will explore how ending excessive sentencing and extreme punishments can... Read More

What's New at SCG

What is the Future of Work?: A Conversation with Tracie Neuhaus and Michele Prichard SCG's Back to the Future blog series is a ... more

The Future of Art Funding: A Conversation with Vijay Gupta and James E. Herr SCG's Back to the Future blog series is a ... more

To celebrate the launch of evolve — a new suite of programming championing transformational leadership — Christine Essel held a... more


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