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Friday Morning Refresh | Session 6

Come, join us for a collective pause for mental hygiene curated by NCG's Senior Fellow Caitlin Brune and led by Mindfulness Coach Salina Mae. This brief period for meditation, gentle mindful movement, and quiet reflection in community is open to all skill levels. Beginners welcome!  Research tells us that chronic stress –... Read More

Financial Literacy for Funders: Accounting for Contributions...

Join Southern California Grantmakers and Donella Wilson, CPA, Partner and Amy Eybsen, CPA, Senior Manager of Green Hasson Janks Assurance and Advisory Practice, for a funder training focusing on understanding the implications of the new accounting standard (ASU 2018-08), and whether language changes to existing grant agreements should be a... Read More

Trust-Based Philanthropy Practice: Be Transparent &...

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 the nuts and bolts of putting the principles to... Read More

Protecting Access to California’s 2020 Election and Beyond

As our nation grapples with a global health emergency, our democracy and elections remain uncertain. Concerns regarding voter turnout, physical distancing, and the resurgence of the virus are moving state leaders to an all-mail voting system. However, all-mail voting threatens participation amongst historically marginalized communities such as... Read More

Southern California Funders' Discussion on COVID-19:...

As the first cases of COVID-19 reached Southern California, it quickly became clear that the wide-reaching impacts of the pandemic would do the greatest harm to those populations and communities who were already most vulnerable and marginalized. Leaders in philanthropy, nonprofits, community groups, and City and County government quickly developed... Read More

Addressing Implicit Bias in the Age of COVID-19

  COVID-19, the disease caused by global SARS-CoV-2, also known as the novel coronavirus, has changed our way of life. The virus has caused organizations and individuals to make significant and unexpected adjustments in their personal and professional lives. While this new reality involves the reduction of in-person interactions with others,... Read More

What's New at SCG

  Dear SCG Community,    As communities across the country take to the street and risk their lives to fight for justice, SCG... more

As communities respond to the COVID-19 crisis, a new foundation-inspired effort has launched to inform the roadmap for a just... more

  DEAR SCG COMMUNITY,    Welcome back to the SCG President's Message! SCG is excited to resume our regular communication... more


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