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Online Communities

Our online communities provide a space where SCG members can easily share info and ask questions directly with fellow peer group members. If you have questions about our online communities, please email us.

This exciting peer-learning/coaching program modeled after SCG’s Senior Peer-to-Peer Network brings together select emerging leaders and mid-career foundation professionals from SCG member organizations to engage closely with philanthropic...Read more


This exciting peer-learning/coaching program modeled after SCG’s Senior Peer-to-Peer Network brings together select emerging leaders and mid-career foundation professionals from SCG member organizations to engage closely with philanthropic...Read more


All educational grantmaking focused on supporting young people in becoming successful adults. This group focuses on the specific work required to support students in becoming eligible for, prepared for and successful in college. College, in this...Read more


Meeting for over a decade, the Education Funders Group brings philanthropic funders together to learn about issues, trends, and needs in the field of education (Pre K through 12th grade) to inform individual and collective grantmaking. Ideas for...Read more


The Evaluation for Learning Peer Group is a new resource for philanthropic professionals responsible for monitoring, evaluation and learning functions at their respective grantmaking organizations. Read more

The Family Philanthropy Advisory Council serves as a planning and advisory body for SCG staff and assists in the development of a robust complement of programs that meet the unique needs of family philanthropy. Please contact Program Manager...Read more


SCG’s highly regarded Family Foundation Information Exchange (FFIX) peer learning groups provide ongoing support and best practices through intensive discussions with peers. FFIX meets five times a year. Facilitated by SCG's family foundation...Read more


SCG’s highly regarded Family Foundation Information Exchange (FFIX) peer learning groups provide ongoing support and best practices through intensive discussions with peers. FFIX meets five times a year.

Facilitated by SCG's family...Read more


SCG’s highly regarded Family Foundation Information Exchange (FFIX) peer learning groups provide ongoing support and best practices through intensive discussions with peers. FFIX meets five times a year. Facilitated by SCG's family foundation...Read more


SCG’s highly regarded Family Foundation Information Exchange (FFIX) peer learning groups provide ongoing support and best practices through intensive discussions with peers. FFIX meets five times a year. Facilitated by SCG's family foundation...Read more


Grantmakers must continually sharpen their skills and knowledge to keep pace with changes in the sector and the growing need for increased foundation resources. SCG is pleased to offer our signature Fundamentals of Effective Grantmaking program,...Read more


Southern California Grantmakers is thrilled to announce the Human Resource/Operations/Finance peer learning group, a new resource for finance and investments, human resources and operations professionals. Based on our members' input, we...Read more


The SCG Environmental Funders Group will be meeting a few times a year to educate prospective and current environmental funders about environmental challenges and opportunities in SoCal as well as fostering collaboration and to share successes...Read more


This group provides an opportunity to come together to exchange information, build relationships, and discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working in philanthropy as a financial institution. SCG members who work in the foundation,...Read more


The Foundation Aging Network (FAN) is an informal group of grantmakers from across all of Southern California interested in sharing issues related to serving an older adult population. All SCG members with an interest and expertise in Aging...Read more


The importance of health in our community has only continued to grow. A recent meeting with the Health Care Advisory Group acknowledged the need for ongoing connections with all health funders that continue to build this network by informing them...Read more


The purpose of the SCG LA County Child Welfare Collaborative is to 1) focus on policy reform and related advocacy efforts in the areas of child welfare and foster care; and 2) to explore opportunities for private support for the Los Angeles...Read more


Led by SCG members, the Veterans Funders Group convenes to address opportunities for collaboration and investment in support of veterans.

Please contact Dave Sheldon, Vice President of Collaborations and Community Building, at ...Read more


In response to expressed interest from many members, SCG has put together an informal group for funders who support youth development through sport activities to network with one another. This informal peer learning group will convene to share...Read more