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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.

Partner Event - Rock Your Next Public Speaking Event or Presentation!

Friday, August 28, 2015
9:00am - 12:00pm
Center for Healthy Communities

Back by popular demand, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP LA) is helping our members build a critical professional skill that makes us all a little nervous...

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