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Four Initiatives Will Receive Grants to Aid Victims, Ensure Community Security, Combat Hate and Aid Immigrants The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation), in response to Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Congregation attack, announced $200,000 in emergency grants to four initiatives... Read more
Wednesday night, November 7, 2018, an unspeakable tragedy occurred with the shooting deaths of 12 of our community members including a Ventura County Sheriff‘s sergeant. While the horror washes over all of us, many from around the region and around the country are leaping into action to support the... Read more
Amgen Foundation's Vice President, Scott Heimlich, discussed with SCG Amgen's giving.     Tell us about Amgen’s CSR/philanthropy goals: Inspire. Prepare. Engage. These three words are top of mind for those of us at the Amgen Foundation, the primary philanthropic vehicle for the global biotech... Read more
This week, Citi joined other companies in signing the Human Rights Campaign’s Business Statement on Transgender Equality. We are proud to join with other major businesses to reaffirm our commitment to stand with the millions of people in America who identify as transgender, gender non-binary, or... Read more
Through a new $21 Million, Four-Year Investment, Amgen Scholars Program to Reach Additional 1,500 Undergraduates Nearly 4,000 Undergraduates From More Than 700 Colleges and Universities Have Participated to Date Alumni Pursuing Advanced Scientific Degrees and Careers Across the U.S. and Globe   The... Read more
Dear Colleagues, I am writing to you for the second time this week, following my statement about the need and opportunity for unity in the face of so many horrific attacks on the fabric of our civil society (I also encourage you to read this post by Judy Belk, President and CEO of The California... Read more
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Over the past week, we have witnessed a series of tragedies across the country that have become disturbingly too common. These events include the massacre of 11 Jewish people in Pittsburgh in a house of worship; the slaying of two black customers at a grocery store in Kentucky; the delivery of pipe... Read more
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The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) is conducting a survey of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Los Angeles region to understand the scope of nonprofit displacement and how organizations are responding to the region’s challenging real estate market. While the topic of rising... Read more
For nearly 20 years, UniHealth Foundation has been deeply committed to supporting nonprofit, community-based hospitals and health organizations in Southern California. It is with this commitment in mind that we are pleased to announce the appointment Jennifer Vanore, Ph.D. as our new President and... Read more
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At a pivotal time in its shift to a new strategic direction, Blue Shield of California Foundation has engaged two new senior fellows, marking the launch of a new fellowship program that will bring fresh perspectives to the complex problems facing California’s communities. The first two fellows, who... Read more