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In this article, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation's Vice President, Grant Programs, Edmund J. Cain talks about the need for donors to keep pace with the evolving disaster relief and recovery sector. In recent years, prolonged humanitarian responses, like the Syrian refugee crisis, have become more... Read more
Chronicle of PhilanthropyMay 18, 2016Drew Lindsay Last year, several local foundations gave Atlanta Celebrates Photography a most unusual three-year grant. It was for $160,000, roughly half the small nonprofit’s annual budget, and it came without strings. In the grant’s first year, the group used... Read more
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Riverside, CA – The Community Foundation serving the Counties of Riverside and San Bernardino announced plans for celebrating its 75th Anniversary which will honor a legacy of generous donors who’ve made Inland Southern California stronger and more vibrant through philanthropy. “At the center of... Read more
Chronicle of PhilanthropyMay 17, 2016Suzanne Perry Groups like GuideStar and the Council on Foundations say organizations like theirs need more resources to help charities and foundations advance.  More than 20 nonprofit organizations and associations have signed a letter asking grant makers to... Read more
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Southern California is the birthplace of the modern environmental justice movement. We have served as the nation’s laboratory for landmark policies on clean air and water conservation. Across the world, automobiles are cleaner because of innovations that started in smoggy L.A. Perhaps less well-... Read more
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LOS ANGELES – May 10, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF), Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Weingart Foundation are partnering to provide $16 million in loans and grants to increase permanent housing solutions for our most vulnerable homeless neighbors. With the City of Los Angeles... Read more
Guest commentary in the Los Angeles Daily News by Kim Belshé, Executive Director of First 5 LA, and Dr. Robert K. Ross, M.D., President and CEO of The California Endowment: When Jake was a child, his parents would scream at him every day. They told him everything he did was wrong and he was... Read more
May 6, 2016 / PRZen / LOS ANGELES -- The leading candidates competing for the fifth district seat of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will debate their positions on children's issues on May 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Pasadena City College. The fifth district contenders will be asked pointed... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, April has been a particularly active month for SCG and our funder community! From new partnerships at the city, county, and state levels, to fruitful meetings with national leaders in Washington, DC, SCG members have been leading the way on a wide variety of crucial issues. Keep... Read more
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Women in Los Angeles County are 5 million strong. Some own businesses, others are unemployed. Some are healthy, others sick. Some live in spectacular homes, while others have no idea where they will sleep tonight. A new report out Monday delves into the shifting demographics, education levels and... Read more
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