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Q&A on Community Leadership: Highlighting Impact at Philanthropy Week in Washington - Jonathan Lorenzo Yorba, President & CEO, The Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside & San Bernardino Interview by Kim Bluitt, Council on Foundations Member Relations Director, Pacific... Read more
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SCG Board Chair Wendy Garen and President & CEO Chris Essel are featured in this article published by Inside Philanthropy. SCG is built on 40+ years of collaboration and vision on the part of many regional leaders. To everyone who has contributed to our impact over the years - thank you and... Read more
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2015 marks Coro's 40th Crystal Eagle Awards Gala. Coro’s unique position to impact the quality and depth of public discourse makes their work as important in 2015 as ever before. This year’s Gala will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. The 2015 honorees: Tom... Read more
A new report jointly released by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males. Education historically receives the largest... Read more
Dear Colleagues, We were greatly saddened to hear that our dear friend and colleague Leonard Aube, Executive Director of the Annenberg Foundation, has passed away after courageously battling cancer for two years.   Len led the Annenberg Foundation's work to give over $2 billion to more than 2,500... Read more
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Message  from Wallis Annenberg on the passing of Annenberg Foundation Exective Director Leonard Aube:  Dear Friends and Colleagues, It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that Executive Director Leonard Aube has passed away after his battle with cancer. Leonard was a crucial partner to me. His... Read more
Marcos Vargas has been named the new Executive Director of The Fund for Santa Barbara.  In this role, Vargas will lead the Fund in its ongoing efforts to drive economic, environmental, political, and social change throughout Santa Barbara County. This appointment marks the successful culmination of... Read more
Hundreds of foundations were nominated for the 2015 NCRP Impact Awards in recognition of their high-impact philanthropy – the largest pool of nominees since we launched the awards in 2013. This year's Corporate Foundation awardee is Blue Shield of California Foundation, an SCG member. The state’s... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, The month of March has been full of fascinating programs, exciting journeys, and promising new opportunities for SCG and our members. I'm also happy to welcome the newest members to the SCG family: Annie E. Casey Foundation; Brach Family Charitable Foundation; Cedars-Sinai Medical... Read more
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In the Final Report of the LA County Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection Commission, issued on April 18, 2014, the Commission’s first recommendation was for the Board to “Articulate a County-wide Mission to Prioritize and Improve Child Safety.”  In January, the Board of Supervisors approved... Read more