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The USC Price School of Public Policy has established a new Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management degree program. The program will build upon the school's longstanding commitment to working across government, business and the nonprofit sector to find solutions to intractable public issues,... Read more
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP-LA) invites SCG members to participate in Social Media for Professionals in Philanthropy on April 30th.  This program is designed for individuals who work for a foundation and may use social media like Facebook or Twitter. Learn if you are... Read more
Dear Colleagues,Thank you to everyone among the 175 regional philanthropic leaders at our 2014 Public Policy Conference on April 3rd! The day was packed with thoughtful insights, candid discussions, and ideas for action. I’m writing to share key takeaways and resources so that everyone in the SCG... Read more
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The California Community Foundation (CCF) is contributing $30,000 to establish an emergency relief fund to benefit the families of the students who lost their lives in the tragic bus accident in Orland, California, on April 10, 2014.If you contribute to a donor-advised fund at CCF, you can make a... Read more
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This year, The Eisner Foundation is partnering with Encore.org to help announce our Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence.  The 2014 Eisner Prize will be awarded at a special luncheon on October 29, 2014 at the 2014 Encore Nation Conference at the Tempe Mission Palms in Tempe, Arizona. ... Read more
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Steven Hilton, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation President and CEO (and SCG member) was recently highlighted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy (full article below):The way Steven Hilton sees it, he and the foundation started by his grandfather grew up together.A considerable chunk of Mr. Hilton’s... Read more
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First 5 LA is pleased to announce the second application window for their conference and event funding grant! Please help spread the word to your network. If you know of a grantee, CBO, or any other organization that is holding an event or conference in L.A. County that will advance the field of... Read more
SCG member Paul Vandeventer (Community Partners) and Daniel Rosenfeld published the following article in The Planning Report: Los Angeles’ urbanism is difficult to unravel, characterized typically as suburban, messy, and poorly planned. But how can we understand its origins and where the city is... Read more
The Blue Shield of California Foundation encourages funders to sign on the Philanthropy Joining Forces Impact Pledge, a new, national initiative that will provide funders an opportunity to receive recognition for their current and future commitments supporting veterans and military families. It... Read more
The three California regional associations - Southern California Grantmakers, Northern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers - submitted the below letter of support for Senate Bill 593 to State Senator Ted Lieu:March 25, 2014Senator Ted LieuState Capitol, Room 4061Sacramento, CA 95814RE... Read more
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