Resources from SCG's February 25, 2015 program, Sustainable International Development Goals: High Impact Collaboration for Philanthropy.
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Under general supervision, supports the Annenberg Foundation’s Community Grantmaking Program, including communicating with prospective grantees, performing due diligence activities, and generating documentation and recommendations. Responsible for monitoring the status of a grant from inception to recommendation. This position works closely with the Programs Department to support the Foundation’s Community Grantmaking Program and ensures funds are invested in organizations and communities that achieve common outcomes and maximum impact.
The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) is a private independent foundation created in 1992 with a mission to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention. Since its founding, Cal Wellness has awarded 7,690 grants totaling more than $912 million. It is one of the state’s largest private foundations. To learn more about the Foundation, visit our website at www.CalWellness.org.
Jewish World Watch (JWW) is a leading organization in the fight against genocide and mass atrocities, representing hundreds of thousands of people across the United States. Since its founding in 2004, JWW has grown from a collection of Southern California synagogues into a national coalition that includes schools, churches, individuals, communities and partner organizations that share a vision of a world without genocide.
Since 2011, Blue Shield of California Foundation has invested in a series of studies examining the healthcare preferences and experiences of low-income Californians. The research provides a unique inside-look at what real Californians think about their healthcare in order to inform the work of the community health centers and clinics on the frontlines of our safety net system.
Under the direction of the Director of Community Investments the Program Officer III plans, develops and implements resource mobilization efforts to leverage the organizations programs, projects and overall grant making activities which advance the strategic plan priorities. The Program Officer III manages the development and implementation of projects that assess and recommend financial and social leveraging opportunities that support the expansion and enhancement of organizational resource mobilization, programmatic goals and sustainability planning.
The Director of Finance and Administration is a full-time member of the Foundation's leadership team who works closely with our Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Grants and Programs, and The Community Foundation staff as well as the Investment and Finance and administration committees of the Board. Responsibilities include the planning and successful implementation of the Foundation's finance and accounting functions, Human Resources, technology and general administration of our work.
Under the direction of the Director of Communications and Marketing, the Communications Manager implements and manages comprehensive public relations and communications activities that support the organization's Strategic Plan goal ensure all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed in school and life.
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Resources from the SCG partner event, Learning from National Leaders on Pay-For-Success, held January 23, 2015.
Resources from the SCG Veterans Funders Group Meeting on January 21, 2015.
Resources from SCG's January 14, 2015 program, Innovations for Building Healthy, Equitable Communities.
Resources from SCG's January 12, 2015 program,In Focus: STEM+Arts Education - Next Generation Science Standards.
The UCLA Luskin Center for Civil Society has researched and published annual reports on the State of the Los Angeles nonprofit sector since 2002. Their goal is to conduct research to help nonprofit executive directors, staffs, and boards as well as government policy makers, foundations, and donors to better understand the shifts in demands and resources affecting the sector. In recent years they have focused the report on the lingering effects of the 2007 recession, specifically human services organizations working in high poverty neighborhoods.
This white paper was researched, prepared and published by FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities). The white paper, a project recommended by the FADICA Catholic schools affinity group, has received good feedback from critical partners in Catholic school innovation nationwide. At the request of the USCCB Education Office, the draft was shared with 60 bishops in a special dialogue with the USCCB's Committee on Catholic Education. The Committee’s chair, Archbishop George J.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an operating division within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is charged with reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities. SAMHSA is pursuing this mission at a time of significant change. Health reform has been enacted, bringing sweeping changes to how the United States delivers, pays for, and monitors health care.
Resources from SCG's bus tour program, Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
Mayor Eric Garcetti released Resilience by Design, a plan to address the city’s greatest earthquake vulnerabilities, including building retrofitting and steps to secure our water supply and communications infrastructure.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation engaged the Center for Effective Philanthropy to survey grantees and to prepare a Grantee Perception Report™ (GPR). The GPR is a confidential survey that provides a comprehensive assessment of grantee perceptions of performance, and compares the data to data from other foundations whose grantees were also surveyed. Investing in this process helps us understand how grantees view the impact of a foundation's work and how a foundation is doing overall with strategies and grants processes.
The Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), the only full-time resource devoted to disaster philanthropy, released a new report to help donors, NGOs, government agencies, and media gain an increased understanding of how much foundation funding is spent on disasters each year, by whom, and for what activities.