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Reconstructing Philanthropy with Paul Shoemaker

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
9:30am - 11:00am PDT
City Club Los Angeles
555 S. Flower St. 51st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Members: $0.00
Non-Members: $100.00
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Southern California Grantmakers is excited to invite you to a special discussion with Paul Shoemaker, Founding President of Social Venture Partners International and author of Can’t Not Do. Join philanthropic leaders in a strategic discussion about opportunities to examine overhead and grantmaking practices, an issue that directly affects all nonprofits and, in turn, all of the people they serve.

In his recent article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Reconstructing Philanthropy from the Outside In, Paul argues that to achieve a breakthrough social change, “we need to fundamentally change the underlying practices we use to construct our philanthropy.”

In 2011 and 2012, Shoemaker was named one of the “Top 50 Most Influential People in the Nonprofit Sector” by The NonProfit Times, and in 2013, was named “Philanthropist of the Year” by Future in Review. Shoemaker has spoken at TEDx and United Nations events and has written for the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fortune, and The Huffington Post.

This provocative discussion is part of our continuing focus on the Real Cost Project – a joint initiative of Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers that aims to support foundations, individual donors, corporations, governments, and community leaders as they adapt their grantmaking to strengthen outcomes.


9:00 am - Breakfast & Networking

9:30 am - Program begins

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Who May Attend:

Current SCG members and other grantmakers eligible for membership. For eligibility requirements, click here.

SCG members: register online (you must log in to your SCG account to register).
Eligible non-members: If you already have an SCG account, log in to register. If you do not have an account yet, contact [email protected].

SCG members: free
Eligible non-members: $100



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