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Professional Development

SCG is well known for our highly rated hands-on skills building and professional development programs. Our wide range of offerings caters to philanthropy professionals at all career stages. Our flagship programs include the following:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Grantmaking: In this SCG signature program, local philanthropic leaders introduce new foundation staff to core grantmaking competencies. Participants also join a site visit with a leading local grantmaker.
  • Senior Peer-to-Peer: Bringing together select senior program staff to engage closely with colleagues in the field, this peer network addresses topics related to leadership development, trends in philanthropy, organizational dynamics, and collaboration.
  • Emerging Leaders Peer-to-Peer NetworkThis program brings together select professionals to engage closely with philanthropic colleagues to discuss and reflect on topics related to philanthropy trends and each member’s professional and personal goals.
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Key Financial and Compliance Strategies for Private Foundations

Monday, October 28, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
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Southern California Grantmakers

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Does your private foundation find it difficult to navigate ever-changing financial and compliance requirements?

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Community Foundation Excellence (CFE) Fundamentals Course - Los Angeles

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles

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Harassment Training for Grantmakers: Eliminating Bias in the #MeToo Era

Friday, April 12, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
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Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles

The #MeToo movement has had a profound impact on California employers. 2019 brings several new laws targeting sexual harassment in the workplace, including Senate Bill 1343, which expands existing harassment training requirements.

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