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Following Attorney General Kamala D. Harris' very impactful keynote address at SCG's 2013 Annual Conference, her office invited SCG President Christine Essel to attend the launch of a new initiative designed to curb recidivism in California through partnerships between the California Department of... Read more
Dear Friends,Having marked in 2013 my 10th anniversary as Irvine's CEO and my 20th year at the Foundation, I have decided it is time for a new professional challenge. In early spring, I will step down as Irvine's CEO in order to become the first President of the Barr Foundation in Boston, beginning... Read more
Thank you again to the more than 300 philanthropists and change makers who joined us earlier this month at SCG's 2013 Annual Conference and 40th Anniversary Celebration! Whether you were there or not, now you can enjoy these wonderful resources from the conference:View photos on FacebookWatch... Read more
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The Durfee Foundation of Santa Monica, California has announced the 2014/2015 recipients of its Stanton Fellowships to Los Angeles nonprofit leaders. They are:Omar Brownson, Executive Director, LA River Revitalization CorporationDebra Duardo, Executive Director, Student Health & Human Services... Read more
Recently, I was honored to have SCG co-host a special program on Reframing Sexual Abuse: Understanding the Needs of Male Survivors. Developed as a partnership between SCG, the Annenberg Foundation, The Durfee Foundation, the Weingart Foundation, and the Bettingen Corporation, this discussion sent a... Read more
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Are you and the nonprofits you serve prepared for the next major earthquake? While some areas of California are more likely to have earthquakes than others, all of California is at higher risk compared to the rest of the country. Disaster preparedness is a critical issue for SCG and the Southern... Read more
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Dear Colleague,I'm very pleased to announce the formation of an SCG Veterans Steering Committee. SCG and the Southern California philanthropic community recognize the critical importance of veteran support and the cross-cutting issues that impact veterans, their families, and their communities. ... Read more
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40th Anniversary Celebration Conference Highlights:HEAR California Attorney General Kamala Harris share her vision for effective collaboration between philanthropy and government. JOIN the cutting edge at The Future of Philanthropy: Using Imagination and Focus to Harness Innovation, a panel of... Read more
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Abt Associates Inc. was contracted by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in September 2011 to conduct an evaluation of the Hilton Foundation's Chronic Homelessness Initiative, a strategy designed to reduce and eliminate chronic homelessness within the Los Angeles County region. Since the beginning of... Read more
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Recently, Southern California Grantmakers held a Corporate Leadership ExChange hosted by three SCG Board Members: Union Bank Foundation President Carl Ballton, Moss Adams Foundation Partner Melissa Harman and Mattel Children's Foundation Executive Director Deidre Lind. All three have been... Read more
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