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Youth Health Outcomes through School-Based Substance Use...

It is estimated that only 40% of teens aged 13 to 17 have visited their primary care provider in the past year. As a result, communities are increasingly looking for new strategies to reach young people with essential health, mental health and substance use services. Given the amount of time young people spend in schools, there is significant... Read More

Apply for the 2018 Golden State Learning Series!

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and Philanthropy California are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2018 Golden State Learning Series. This highly interactive, six-session online learning series gives California grantmakers the opportunity to learn from peers about grantmaking approaches and... Read More

California Policy Forum - We All Count: Tackling the 2020...

The 2020 Census will likely be the most difficult census in recent history, and there could not be more at stake. With the 2020 Census less than two years away, California is at serious risk of an undercount and losing billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP and Medicare resources as well as a congressional seat. However, with the addition of... Read More

Collective Impact: From Common Goals to Uncommon Results

Collective impact has proven to be an effective approach in tackling a wide range of complex social and environmental problems in communities all over the world. Introduced in a 2011 Stanford Social Innovation Review article, the collective impact framework brings people and sectors together in a structured process that leads to a common agenda,... Read More

NCFP Webinar - Cultivating A Healthy Family Culture

The health of a family is often defined by its culture. Creating connections, positive relationships and a lifetime of closeness takes effort. Achieving this is much easier said than done. Join NCFP as we explore how to create a vibrant family culture that allows your family giving to flourish.  Fee As a membership benefit, SCG family... Read More

A Humanitarian Crises: The Harsh New Realities Facing Refugees...

Over the past year-and-a-half, the systems and infrastructure that support and protect the most vulnerable immigrants have been gravely damaged by cuts in refugee admissions to the United States, federal funding cuts to the country’s national network of refugee resettlement agencies and administrative barriers that continue to make seeking... Read More

What's New at SCG

Recently, The James Irvine Foundation announced its commitment of $1 million in new funding to support California-based efforts... more

The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund announced today that it has hired Sepi Aghdaee as a Program Officer. Sepi joins the Fund... more

Dear Colleagues, I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the Independence Day holiday. This year, the holiday held a special... more


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