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Women in Los Angeles County are 5 million strong. Some own businesses, others are unemployed. Some are healthy, others sick. Some live in spectacular homes, while others have no idea where they will sleep tonight. A new report out Monday delves into the shifting demographics, education levels and... Read more
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Beating the odds. It’s one of Hollywood’s favorite storylines. We all love it when the underdog gets the scholarship, lands the job, and makes it out of the ‘hood. It’s the struggle and the glory that defines the human condition and capture our imaginations. And this hope of overcoming the past for... Read more
Members of Native Americans in Philanthropy are preparing to attend the 11th Annual Philanthropy Institute on May 25-27, 2016 at Catamaran Resort & Spa Hotel, in San Diego, CA. Some featured sessions include: Indigenous Women,  Environmental Health and Philanthropy This session will present... Read more
Public-private partnerships are the philanthropy of the future, and there’s a big one starting up in Los Angeles right now. Los Angeles County and 13 local foundations have recently banded together around improving the well-being of vulnerable children. And to solidify this collaboration, the... Read more
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After a four-month search involving 26 applicants, Los Angeles County and Southern California Grantmakers have named a leader to forge deeper partnerships between the county and philanthropic institutions in a novel bid to improve the child welfare system. The so-called Center for Strategic Public-... Read more
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Recently, the newly formed ComNetworkLA group held its inaugural public event. About 45 hardy souls braved the weather traffic and made it to the headquarters of our host, First5LA, one of LA County’s leading early childhood advocates. The goal of our newly-minted group is to gather some of the... Read more
Each year, The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize and support individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to significant state issues. The Foundation awards $200,000 to each recipient's organization and helps them share their promising approaches with... Read more
(LOS ANGELES) April 5, 2016– The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved $20.56 million in grants during the first quarter of 2016, including a $5.44 million grant to the UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD) for the creation of an initiative that... Read more
For Immediate Release: March 31, 2016 Contacts:Susan Dunn, Southern California Grantmakers, (818) 384-7781Barbara Osborn, LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, (323) 683-1160Rachel Estrada, LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis, (213) 974-4111 Government and Philanthropy Join Forces to Launch New Center... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, I have many recent and upcoming events and leadership opportunities to share with you! First and foremost, please mark your calendars for our 2016 Annual Conference, which will take place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on Monday, September 19th! And now, on to this month’s snapshot... Read more
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