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Homelessness Policy Research Institute, housed within the USC Price Center, drives work to end homelessness in Los Angeles by convening top researchers and policymakers The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has granted $1 million to continue its support of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI... Read more
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles announced that it awarded a record $100 million in grants to more than 2,600 nonprofit organizations last year. Grant distributions increased 23 percent from $81 million in 2016, enabled by $120 million in contributions, according to the Jewish... Read more
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Homelessness Policy Research Institute drives work to end homelessness in Los Angeles by convening top researchers and policymakers The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has granted $1 million to continue its support of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI), a county-wide effort to foster... Read more
  SEEKING EMERGING INITIATIVES TACKLING THE ROOT CAUSE OF PRESSING SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN LOS ANGELES ABOUT THE A­CCELERATOR Social Venture Partners Los Angeles (SVPLA) is excited to open the application process for the 2018–2019 Systems Change Accelerator, a nine-month intensive program designed to... Read more
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In order to sustainably transform the health and safety of communities, collaborations must have their eye on the long game, towards prevention. To do so, collaborations must involve multiple players who can make change in their own sectors and across systems.  As part of our Collaborating for... Read more
Recently, The James Irvine Foundation announced its commitment of $1 million in new funding to support California-based efforts to reunite and advocate for the families being separated and imprisoned for seeking refuge in the U.S. We are pleased to share that The James Irvine Foundation Board of... Read more
The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund announced today that it has hired Sepi Aghdaee as a Program Officer. Sepi joins the Fund after a two-year fellowship with the San Francisco Foundation for emerging leaders in philanthropy. In her new position, Sepi supports grantmaking toward the Haas, Jr. Fund’... Read more
Dear Colleagues, I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the Independence Day holiday. This year, the holiday held a special meaning and importance for me. I struggled to find a narrative of what it means to love our country when there is so much injustice taking place here on a daily basis. Despite... Read more
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Statistics-packed spreadsheets and lengthy, jargon-filled reports can be enough to make anybody feel dizzy. It's natural. That makes it the responsibility for those of us involved in government and its related institutions to find more creative ways to share the breadth of information we have with... Read more
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Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner and a group of Los Angeles community partners and foundations today announced the launch of the Fund for Equity and Excellence, which will pool philanthropic resources to further the work of Los Angeles Unified and support students, teachers and... Read more

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