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Fresh Perspective: Food, Equity and Community Development Funders' Bus Tour

Monday, October 1, 2018
8:00am - 2:00pm
Community Health Councils

Please join The California Wellness Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, the Los Angeles Funders’ Collaborative, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders (SAFSF) and Southern California Grantmakers for a fu


2018 Annual Conference: "Our Common Humanity"

Monday, September 17, 2018
7:30am - 5:30pm
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown


Early bird registration deadline is August 20, 2018
$400 for SCG members registered by August 20


Youth Health Outcomes through School-Based Substance Use Intervention and Prevention

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Redwood Room

It is estimated that only 40% of teens aged 13 to 17 have visited their primary care provider in the past year.


Trauma-Informed Philanthropy: From Knowledge to Action

Monday, July 16, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
This program is a webinar.

Join us to learn more about Trauma-Informed Philanthropy, a two volume guide from the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia.  Panelists from the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and Health Federation of Philadelphia will explore the impact of trauma-informed philanthropy on both internal organizational culture and cross-sector collaboration, and share lessons for Bay Area funders interested in this work.

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20 Years of Life - Book Launch and Discussion with The California Endowment

Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
The California Endowment Yosemite Room

Suzanne Bohan’s Twenty Years of Life shares the little-told stories of individuals across California who have been devastated by underperforming schools, polluted parks, over-policed communities and other health hazards in their areas.

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Philanthropy in Sacramento Day

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Sacramento, CA

Philanthropy California’s annual Philanthropy in Sacramento Day is a special event bringing together our state’s elected officials with leaders of our sector. The day is our opportunity to share the work of philanthropy so that our state’s policymakers can take the best practices developed from your grantmaking and scale it up to improve the lives of millions of Californians. This year, we will also place a special focus on 2020 Census preparation efforts. Our 1.5 days in Sacramento will include opportunities to:

  • Educate legislators and the administration about philanthropy’s role in civil society, the importance of 2020 Census, and best practices on issues that you fund;
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with policymakers; and,
  • Encourage legislators to view foundations as thought partners. 

Green Investment without Displacement along the Los Angeles River

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

For decades, advocates, community members and policymakers have worked to revitalize the Los Angeles River, which like many other rivers in Southern California, was encased in concrete in the early 20th century.


A Conversation with Nancy Aossey, President/CEO of International Medical Corps

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
International Medical Corps

Please join the SCG International Funders Group for an inspiring conversation with Nancy Aossey, President and CEO of the International Medical Corps. A global non-profit humanitarian aid organiz


Where Trauma Meets Ethics: Exploring Moral Injury as a Compelling Issue for Public Health

Monday, February 12, 2018
9:00am - 11:00am
LA84 Foundation

Increasingly, for many people, the human condition puts us face-to-face with circumstances that challenge our sense of "what's right" and leave us with behavioral choices that don't always sync with our personal values and ethics.