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Affinity Group

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) - LA Chapter

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Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) is a national membership organization dedicated to expanding and mobilizing philanthropic and community resources for underserved AAPI communities to build a more just and equitable society. AAPIP-LA works collaboratively with community-based organizations, giving circles, foundations and philanthropic affinity groups to grow awareness of, direct funding & resources to and build capacity for nonprofits serving the AAPI community.
Membership Criteria: 
Open to grantmakers; Paid membership required
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Other
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Cultural / Ethnic / Community Programs

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) - Los Angeles Chapter

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EPIP Los Angeles is a network of early- to mid-career professionals committed to a more equitable and inclusive philanthropic sector. We provide peer support, mentoring, leadership and advocacy training, and networking opportunities for philanthropic professionals in the Los Angeles area.

Membership Criteria: 
Open to grantmakers; Paid membership required
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Other

Funders for LGBTQ Issues

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Funding Areas 
Focus Area: 
LGBTQ+;POPULATIONS & COMMUNITIES

Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP)

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Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) is on a mission to strengthen Latinx leadership, influence and equity by leveraging philanthropic resources, and doing so with an unwavering focus on social justice and shared prosperity across the Americas. As the leader of a transnational network of foundations, donors, and nonprofits, we are making impactful investments in the Latinx community and developing our leaders so they can effectively address the most pressing issues impacting communities in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.

Membership Criteria: 
Open to grantmakers; Paid membership required
Meeting Schedule: 
Other

PEAK Grantmaking - Southern California Chapter

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PEAK Grantmaking is a vibrant member-led community of philanthropy professionals dedicated to advancing equitable, effective grantmaking practices. We believe in principled grantmaking practices that align funders and nonprofits as equal partners in advancing their respective missions and strategic objectives. Narrowing the power gap and ensuring that funders live their values through their grantmaking practices will result in positive change for the causes and solutions we seek to collectively advance.

Membership Criteria: 
Open to grantmakers including giving programs, government/public entities, and donor-advised funds.
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Other

SCG LGBTQ Professionals Network

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The SCG LGBTQ Professionals Network is an informal network of grantmakers who gather to learn together, build relationships, and support LGBTQ causes and community.

Membership Criteria: 
Open to SCG members
Meeting Schedule: 
Other
Focus Area: 
EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE;LGBTQ+;Civil Rights;Cultural / Ethnic / Community Programs;POPULATIONS & COMMUNITIES;Bullying

Southern California Blacks in Philanthropy (SCBIP)

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Southern California Blacks in Philanthropy (SCBIP) is a professional membership organization that connects African-American philanthropists in the greater Los Angeles area to each other and to opportunities to advance change.

Membership Criteria: 
Open only to grantmakers; Paid membership required
Meeting Schedule: 
Other
Focus Area: 
EDUCATION;EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE;HEALTH & WELLNESS;Civil Rights;Civic / Voter Engagement;POPULATIONS & COMMUNITIES;Social Determinants of Health

Southern California Latinxs in Philanthropy (SCLP)

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Southern California Latinx in Philanthropy is made up of volunteer grantmaking professionals who are working to leverage networks and resources in order to mitigate the impact of historical and systemic inequities in the Latinx community.

Membership Criteria: 
Open to SCG members
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Other