Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) is the regional association for philanthropists and grantmakers working to make a difference in our communities and around the world. We are a leadership hub for our members to connect with each other, improve their grantmaking and amplify their independent efforts through collaborative work. Our members include corporate giving programs, family foundations, individual philanthropists, and private, independent, operating and community foundations as well as grantmaking 501(c)3s.
We believe that a strong and informed giving community is essential to improving the quality of life for all Southern Californians. At SCG, we understand the region’s philanthropic community, we know our local nonprofits and civic partners, and we recognize the key issues you face.
SCG connects grantmakers across Southern California through sector-wide conferences, trainings, networking opportunities, and funder convenings—providing space for collaboration and coordinated action on critical issues. We support and advance effective and responsible grantmaking for the public good in eight Southern California counties: Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura.