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Philanthropy in Sacramento Day

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Where: 
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. 
Event

Ventura County Funders Forum 3/6/2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Where: 
Ventura County Community Foundation

Please join us as we continue to discuss the role of foundation grantmaking and the state of philanthropy in Ventura County. Vanessa Bechtel, President and CEO of the Ventura County Community Foundation, will present data and lead a conversation on the financial health of the Ventura County nonprofit sector.  Lunch will be provided.

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News

Adopting a Racial Justice Framework for a Resilient Democracy

Release Date: 
05/28/2020
Last month, we virtually convened over 600 funders from across California for a day dedicated to philanthropy's role in strengthening our democracy and civic engagement during this unprecedented moment.
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Five Opportunities for Philanthropy in COVID-19 Response: A Conversation With Secretary Mark Ghaley and Dr. Sandra Hernández

Release Date: 
05/28/2020
Last month, we virtually convened over 600 funders from across California for a day dedicated to philanthropy's role in strengthening our democracy and civic engagement during this unprecedented moment.
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