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In June, SCG convened over 150 family foundation members for our first-ever 2020 Family Philanthropy Virtual Town Hall, a day dedicated to exploring family philanthropy's role in shaping the future for generations to come. SCG is excited to elevate the critical conversations from our Town Hall to... Read more
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As we approach the November election, nonpartisan civic engagement will be one of the most potent tools foundations can use to advance their social missions and build a democracy that people believe in. Protecting our democratic institutions is even more urgent as the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more
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In the last few weeks, the SCG team has been balancing our feelings between optimism and skepticism, between composure and rage, between conviction and frustration. We are channeling the energy from our internal equity journey of the past few years into embracing the complexities of our daily and... Read more
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In April, Philanthropy California virtually convened over 600 funders from across the state for a day dedicated to philanthropy's role in strengthening our democracy and civic engagement during this unprecedented moment. Now, SCG is excited to launch our Policy Blog Series in order to elevate key... Read more
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In April, Philanthropy California virtually convened over 600 funders from across the state for a day dedicated to philanthropy’s role in strengthening our democracy and civic engagement during this unprecedented moment. Now, SCG is excited to launch our Policy Blog Series to elevate critical... Read more
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While systemic racism has suddenly risen to the national spotlight, it has long been embedded within our economic, political, and social institutions and been felt profoundly by Black and brown people. The uprisings we see today are the inevitable consequence of the three historic crises that... Read more
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Injustice does not just live outside in the community — injustice lives within each of us as individuals and as organizations. White supremacy is a disease that mutates and spreads through systems, ideologies, and language. The racism and anti-Blackness it creates must be actively confronted and... Read more
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  Dear SCG Community,    As communities across the country take to the street and risk their lives to fight for justice, SCG stands in solidarity with protestors because Black Lives Matter. We condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy. We are acutely aware that our humanity will not be... Read more
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  DEAR SCG COMMUNITY,    Welcome back to the SCG President's Message! SCG is excited to resume our regular communication schedule as we also continue to monitor and support our members' COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.  While I am happy to return to my monthly platform, my heart is heavy... Read more
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Last month, we virtually convened over 600 funders from across California for a day dedicated to philanthropy's role in strengthening our democracy and civic engagement during this unprecedented moment. Now, SCG is excited to launch our Post-Policy Summit Blog Series in order to elevate key... Read more
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