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The California Wellness Foundation appointed Arun Baheti as vice president of operations, effective August 6, 2018. He will oversee grants management, information technology, facilities and risk assessment. As part of the executive team, Baheti will help promote excellence and innovation throughout... Read more
Southern California Disaster Resources for the Holy Fire Our heartfelt thoughts go out to our members, partners, friends and everyone affected. We will keep this page updated with information that could be helpful in responding appropriately to these disasters. As of August 15, the Holy Fire has... Read more
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Final Call! The Jewish Federation is searching for innovative ideas from eligible 501(c)3 organizations with the goal to make Los Angeles a better place for us all. We’re seeking proposals that aim to make a meaningful impact on our city in the following areas: Homelessness, Reentry/Job Training,... Read more
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The cash-strapped city of Stockton is hoping so, courting millions of dollars from private investors to solve a whole host of social problems. The philanthropists came on air-conditioned buses from big cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. They were driven past vacant lots overrun with weeds,... Read more
The inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the next census has funders and advocates even more worried about getting a full and accurate count in 2020. The concerns add to earlier warnings about low funding, access and data security. Back in March, the Trump Administration added a... Read more
Before Detroit filed for bankruptcy in 2013, the most populous US city to file for bankruptcy was Stockton, California. One key driver was a 70 percent decline in median home prices between 2006 and 2009, which sharply cut property tax income. Making matters worse was a city decision in 2007 to bet... Read more
PBS SoCal recently received a $30,000 grant from Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, to create a STEM Library Corner at the Compton Library. The Library Corner will become an educational hub for the community, providing iPads loaded with educational apps, as well... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, Last month, I was fortunate to attend the 2018 United Philanthropy Forum Annual Conference (#ForumCon18) in Boston with several hundred of my peers from regional associations and philanthropy-serving organizations from around the world. The Forum Conference brings together the... Read more
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Learn more about developing a club at your local high school or community-based organization! Unprecedented numbers of teens are excited about esports and we want them to be excited about learning too. We’ve built an innovative research-based system of learning with esports at its core. Attend a... Read more
This month United Ways of California released Struggling to Stay Afloat: The Real Cost Measure in California 2018. This report dives into the financial challenges of working families in California by dissecting groups based on neighborhood, race/ethnicity, household type, education and citizenship... Read more

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