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Thu, 02/13/2014
This program is a webinar.
Family foundations have an incredible array of tools to lift up their grantees. In this National Center for Family Philanthropy webinar, foundation leaders will share how new media tools can help you tell your grantees’ stories, deepen community connections, and advocate for your cause:... Read More
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Wed, 02/19/2014
9:00am - 11:00am
221 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 400 Los Angeles, CA 90012
Space is limited. Please contact Tuly Martinez for details on registration. In California and across the nation, momentum is building in support of learning models that integrate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and the arts. The intersection of the arts with the STEM fields... Read More
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Tue, 02/25/2014
8:00am - 12:15pm
Burns Back Court, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Forecast LA Conference: LA County’s Economic and Civic Outlook from Leaders and Residents. SCG is a proud partner of the inaugural Forecast LA conference, bringing together Southern California thought leaders for a lively and insightful discussion about the most important issues and... Read More
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Wed, 02/26/2014
8:30am - 11:30am
720 Kohler St. Los Angeles, CA 90021
As the policy debate on immigration reform continues to evolve, demographic shifts and trends in Southern California have dramatically altered the landscape of our region. These issues are pressing throughout California, but particularly in Los Angeles County, where one million of the state’s... Read More
Mon, 03/03/2014
7:00pm - 8:30pm
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
SOLD OUT! (The forum will be live streamed at and will be broadcast later on Channel 36, the City of LA's community cable access channel.) Did you know that one in four eligible Californians is not registered to vote? That our state ranks 45th in the nation in... Read More
Mon, 03/10/2014 (All day) to Wed, 03/12/2014 (All day)
1755 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028
SOLD OUT! In partnership with Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), we are pleased to offer SCG members special access to the GEO National Conference taking place in Los Angeles in March 2014.As an SCG member, you can take advantage of a special discounted registration rate ($150 less... Read More
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Tue, 03/11/2014
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Hollywood Hills Suite, 19th floor, Loews Hollywood Hotel, 1755 North Highland Avenue,
 Hollywood, CA 90028 (Hotel of the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conference)
The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) invites SCG members to help celebrate the 173 foundations that have signed onto Philanthropy’s Promise. It’s also an opportunity to learn more about the campaign for those interested in joining.Taking place at the Loews Hollywood... Read More
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Wed, 03/12/2014
6:30pm - 8:30pm
By Invitation Only - CEO Salon This invitation only CEO salon with philanthropic and global leaders is hosted by SCG and Ron Burkle and held in partnership with  the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. We will be joined by special guest Vuk Jeremić, who is a candidate to... Read More
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Thu, 03/13/2014
11:30am - 12:30pm
How does a family foundation with no defined mission, no staff, no structure, and a family that was never brought into the fold pull itself together to fashion a high performing foundation in less than four years?Hear the remarkable story of the George B. Storer Foundation, including their lessons... Read More
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Tue, 03/18/2014
8:30am - 10:00am
By Invitation Only – Funders Breakfast Meeting At this invitation only breakfast meeting, foundation representatives will discuss the Summer Night Lights (SNL) program. The breakfast, presented by the Weingart Foundation and SCG, will be held at the Weingart Foundation offices. We... Read More
Tue, 03/18/2014
11:00am - 12:00pm
As the March 31st deadline for open enrollment quickly approaches, how can we accurately assess the implementation of the ACA to date? We all know the issues. Challenges at the national level slowed implementation of the health insurance marketplace, while California’s website launched... Read More
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Tue, 03/18/2014
11:30am - 1:30pm
333 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071
For grantmakers working domestically and around the world in post-disaster regions, it’s not always clear how to ensure that funds and other donated resources are used safely and effectively to support vulnerable communities. Furthermore, rebuilding community resilience requires an... Read More
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Sun, 03/23/2014 (All day) to Tue, 03/25/2014 (All day)
9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90210
We are pleased to offer SCG corporate members a $200 discount for the renowned Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s 2014 International Corporate Citizenship Conference, taking place March 2014 in Los Angeles!This year’s conference theme, Adaptable Leadership, focuses on the... Read More
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Mon, 03/24/2014
8:30am - 1:00pm
221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012
SCG is proud to partner with California Budget Project, CalNonprofits, Community Partners, and Public Works on a half-day training for nonprofit, philanthropic, and community leaders to understand the state budget and how your organization can influence the outcomes. ... Read More
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Wed, 03/26/2014
8:00am - 10:30am
California Community Foundation, 281 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012
From our phones to our cars, everything around us is becoming “smarter.” How can emerging ideas and innovations make our philanthropy smarter too? CEOs, executives, and trustees of SCG member organizations are invited to join a high-level SCG Leadership ExChange on ways that funders can... Read More
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Thu, 04/03/2014
8:00am - 3:00pm
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
 FREE for SCG Members / $250 for Eligible Non-Members >> View the conference participant list. >> Speaker BiographiesConferenced out? Too busy? Here are the top 3 reasons why it’s really worth taking a few hours to attend SCG’s conference on April 3rd:1... Read More
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Thu, 04/10/2014
9:00am - 10:00am
How do seasoned family foundation CEOs stay renewed and refreshed in their work? How do experienced CEOs find ways to balance the needs of the family with those of the foundation? When is it time to move on, and how can leaders work with the board to prepare the donor family for an eventual... Read More
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Thu, 04/17/2014
8:30am - 12:00pm
1505 E. 17th Street, 2nd Floor (CASA Meeting Room), Santa Ana, CA 92705
Is your organization maximizing its efforts to reach grantees, partners, and philanthropy thought leaders? Have you tried a few social media platforms but aren’t sure how to really take advantage of them to advance your foundation’s work?Join Southern California Grantmakers and the... Read More
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Wed, 04/30/2014
9:00am - 11:00am
1000 North Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
Join your grantmaking colleagues for the first session of SCG’s 2014 In Focus: Health Care Reform series. Featuring Brenda Solórzano, Chief Program Director of the Blue Shield of California Foundation, this program will focus on the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in California as it... Read More
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Wed, 04/30/2014
6:00pm - 8:30pm
905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Join us as candidates seeking election to Los Angeles County's Third Supervisorial District express their platforms on the role creativity and culture will play in Los Angeles. Moderated by Dr. Frank Gilliam of the University of California Los Angeles, candidates will respond individually... Read More