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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

Friday Morning Refresh: Session 4

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

Gratitude Circles: Self-care + Shared Connection + Synchronicity

This moment is not about going back to normal. It’s an invitation to reimagine our collective future. We take inspiration from nature which shows us that when we grow together, more blooming is still possible. Why do we talk about gratitude through the lens of self-care, shared connection, and synchronicity? Gratitude is a social emotion. When we... Read More

A Healthier California for All: Understanding Changes to Medi-...

California is at a pivotal moment to capture the innovation pioneered by community groups and philanthropy through an overhaul of our healthcare system. In 2019, the California Department of Health Care Services released a comprehensive proposal to reform our state’s Medi-Cal program, one of the largest health programs in the world. Known as the... 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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