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Dear Colleague,I am writing to ask your assistance in identifying potential candidates for the Board of Directors of Southern California Grantmakers (SCG). The Board plays a critical role in organizational oversight, resource development, member outreach and policy formulation, as the organization... Read more
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It has already been an eventful summer for Southern California Grantmakers! We were thrilled to partner with a diverse cross-section of leaders in the philanthropic, nonprofit and public sectors to bring SCG members an impressive lineup of recent events.  Deputy Mayor Aileen Adams (center) was... Read more
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Los Angeles, CA, June 25, 2013 -- Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), a regional association of philanthropic leaders working to support and advance effective grantmaking and drive innovative strategies for community problem solving, is pleased to announce two new Director appointments and a new... Read more
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I am thrilled to share some exciting promotions and staff additions that will enable Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) to accomplish key organizational objectives and plan for continued growth and member service enhancements. This spring, Cara Underwood was promoted to Director of Programs... Read more
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In April, SCG presented Activating a New Partnership with City Hall: Los Angeles City Council Forum, setting a precedent by convening candidates and Council Members-elect before entering office. This served as part of SCG’s strategy to proactively establish strong working relationships with... Read more
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Recently, a record number of family foundations gathered at the Annenberg Community Beach House for Southern California Grantmakers' (SCG) fourth annual Conference on Family Philanthropy. With an incredible line-up of local family foundation leaders, the conference illustrated that positive,... Read more
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Heading in to the final week of this year's city elections, it has become an instance of all spin all the time.Did Controller Wendy Greuel's campaign make a mistake in figuring out its funding? Or was it a smart strategic move to appeal to those who vote by mail and rely on the independent... Read more
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Last week's Activating a New Partnership with City Hall: Los Angeles City Council Forum set a bold precedent by convening candidates and Council Members-elect before entering office—part of Southern California Grantmakers' (SCG) strategy to proactively establish strong working relationships with... Read more
Recently, members of Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) and other corporate colleagues gathered at City Club in downtown Los Angeles for a special reception to share high-level ideas and best practices for engaging corporate employees in nonprofit, private and public board service.As a follow-up... Read more
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Los Angeles, CA, March 20, 2013– The Board of Directors of Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), a regional association of philanthropic leaders working to support and advance effective grantmaking and drive innovative strategies for community problem solving, is pleased to welcome Wendy Garen,... Read more
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