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The Durfee Foundation’s Stanton Fellowship provides six fellows with $100,000 each over a two-year period to think deeply about the intractable problems in their sector, and to tease out solutions that will improve life for the people of Los Angeles. The FellowThe Stanton Fellow is a deeply... Read more
Judy Belk, President and CEO of the The California Wellness Foundation, recently wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times on "Memories of a Thirsty Childhood." Belk reflects on her own childhood experiences of water poverty and what our current drought means for California's most marginialized... Read more
This week, doctors and community members came together for a ceremony to dedicate the new Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in South Los Angeles. But few in the crowd knew the phoenix-rising-from-the-flames story behind this gleaming new facility. Let's go back 50 years. In August of 1965,... Read more
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) recently profiled SCG member the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in its newest publication, Learning Together: Actionable Approaches for Grantmakers. Below is an excerpt from the report: "Learning Together" Profile on Conrad N. Hilton Foundation: Enlisting... Read more
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In 2014, together with thousands of Angelenos, LA2050 developed a series of goals for LA in the year 2050. Now LA2050 is getting ready to support proposals that will move the dial on those goals and make LA a better place. In just a few short weeks, LA2050 will launch the 2015 My LA2050 Grants... Read more
Dear Colleagues, Summer is flying by, and we certainly haven't slowed down here at SCG! I wanted to share some of our members' exciting recent work and dynamic conversations—below are just a few highlights from the past month. WELCOME NEW MEMBERSPlease join me in welcoming our newest members to the... Read more
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A message from Claire Peeps, President, Los Angeles County Arts Commission and Executive Director, Durfee Foundation: The Los Angeles County Arts Commission recently announced the 2015 list of 184 awardees in the Organizational Grant Program. With these awards, totaling $4,518,000, the County... Read more
Over the last 16 years, the giving circles of the Women's Foundation of California (an SCG member organization) have collectively awarded over $10.8 million to 518 outstanding nonprofit organizations that serve low-income women and girls. For over sixteen years the Foundation's Giving Circle... Read more
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LA2050 is a movement shaping the future of Los Angeles. Spearheaded by the Goldhirsh Foundation, LA2050 has looked at the health of the region along eight well-defined indicators of human development, and has made informed projections about where we’ll be in the year 2050 if we continue on this... Read more
The California Wellness Foundation’s (Cal Wellness) Board of Directors elected a new member, Ernest J. Wilson III, who is Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, a professor of political science and a faculty fellow at the USC Center... Read more

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