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Events this month

09.02.20
Wed, 09/02/2020
10:00am - 11:30am
The confluence of anti-racist social progress and a global pandemic will forever change our nation’s vision of equitable economic development. Despite billions invested in local businesses each year, communities most impacted remain structurally neglected. Over the next ten years, an... Read More
09.02.20
Wed, 09/02/2020
11:00am - 12:15pm
“How much should we spend?” It’s an essential question for all funders, and an especially complex one for endowed private foundations. The answer of “around 5%” was never universal as foundations sought creative means of ensuring that assets would serve mission rather than the other way around. In... Read More
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09.03.20
Thu, 09/03/2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Health funders have long raised concerns about health disparities in communities of color, and the current pandemic has only exacerbated these inequalities. Data continues to show that Black, Indigenous, and people of color have higher rates of infant mortality, heart disease, and even an advanced... Read More
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09.04.20
Fri, 09/04/2020 - 7:00pm to Fri, 10/02/2020 - 9:00pm
We are calling on our non-Black community members to join us over Zoom for a three-part community workshop series to deeper understand, unpack, and undo anti-Blackness in ourselves, our families, and our communities. In partnership with the Palestinian Youth Movement LA-OC-IE, American Friends... Read More
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09.10.20
Thu, 09/10/2020
9:00am - 10:15am
webinar
Advocacy is an important tool for funders seeking to address systemic inequalities engrained in our policies and practices, and it can be sole focus of an organization or an additional strategy employed to create lasting change. Many families pursue advocacy because of a founder’s interest or... Read More
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09.10.20
Thu, 09/10/2020
9:00am - 10:00am
By now it has become clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has been doing disproportionate harm to Black and Latinx communities in L.A. County who were already dealing with the impacts of widespread systemic racism. Over the last few months, the Committee for Greater L.A. has formed to tackle these... Read More
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09.10.20
Thu, 09/10/2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
This November, California has the opportunity to reimagine how to engage underrepresented community members in the electorate process.  Important racial justice measures on the ballot offer opportunities for California to improve voter turnout in communities of color and continue the powerful... Read More
09.14.20
Mon, 09/14/2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
This meeting is for group members to discuss the immediate and long-term needs of veteran and military family populations in our region. A focus will also be on the current COVID-19 crisis and members’ response efforts in relation to veterans and military families, trends and challenges our... Read More
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09.15.20
Tue, 09/15/2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Philanthropy California and the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project invite you to join us for a monthly webinar series for funders. Each month, we’ll explore each of the six trust-based principles that, when practiced together, help alleviate power imbalance in the sector. Each webinar will explore... Read More
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09.16.20
Wed, 09/16/2020
10:00am - 11:30am
A perfect storm is swirling around November’s presidential election with ominous signs of bitter partisanship and chaos amid surging Coronavirus cases. With daily attacks on a vote by mail system; swing states with little experience in absentee voting, multiple voter suppression tactics;... Read More
09.17.20
Thu, 09/17/2020
9:00am - 10:30am
Webinar
Amongst its far-reaching effects, the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 illuminated another as-yet-unsolved plague on American society: the yawning economic and educational chasm perpetuated by the “digital divides,” across access to a device, high speed internet, and digital literacy. Put differently:... Read More
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09.17.20
Thu, 09/17/2020
10:00am - 11:00am
As grantmakers, we want our organizations to have cutting-edge, impactful investments that align with our mission. But to get there the conversations can be challenging, different sets of risks are put before us, and it takes time to make the case. Join Philanthropy CA in a conversation to... Read More
09.21.20
Mon, 09/21/2020 to Thu, 09/24/2020
Virtual
SCG’s 2020 Annual Conference, Meeting the Movement, invites funders to embody adaptive and authentic leadership, to reimagine our role as stewards of resources and power, and to integrate community-based solutions for a better future. SYSTEMIC INEQUITIES & THE ROLE OF PHILANTHROPY The past... Read More
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09.25.20
Fri, 09/25/2020
9:30am - 10:30am
The State of California recently launched Project Homekey as the State’s next phase of response to protect Californians experiencing homelessness from COVID-19. This effort leverages $600 million in CARES Act funding to support counties in acquiring and renovating properties to convert them... Read More
09.25.20
Fri, 09/25/2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Webinar
The UniHealth Foundation, in partnership with stakeholders from hospitals, health plans, nonprofit, philanthropy, and the public sector, has been exploring the landscape of supports and recuperative care for homeless patients exiting hospital settings. To better understand the opportunities to... Read More
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09.29.20
Tue, 09/29/2020
10:30am - 12:00pm
We are living through an unprecedented, generation-defining moment, full of uncertainty. When this crisis passes — and it will — we will experience a moment of reckoning, where will confront a need to imagine a new world — one where everyone can thrive. The past few months have also underscored... Read More
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09.29.20
Tue, 09/29/2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
What does it take to win in the fight to end prisons and criminalization? This year, we have seen historic victories from ending police contracts in Oakland’s schools to a plan to close the country’s largest jail facility in Los Angeles. These wins are the result of decades of organizing by... Read More
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09.30.20
Wed, 09/30/2020 - 9:30am to Mon, 10/05/2020 - 12:30pm
Webinar
As we continue to adapt to our virtual work environments, many of us feel an increased tension between getting things done and cultivating our sustainability. Often, conversations about managing our time and energy focus exclusively on “productivity,” and neglect the importance of tending to our... Read More
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09.30.20
Wed, 09/30/2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Join Philanthropy California to hear from leading California foundations, the County of Fresno, and advisors, on the tools they are employing to activate their portfolios for impact in California’s underserved communities. During this conversation, we will explore the challenges foundations face... Read More