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The California Community Foundation is a nonprofit grantmaking foundation that administers almost 1,600 individual charitable funds to meet existing and emerging needs in the Greater Los Angeles area. CCF is one of the largest and fastest growing community foundations in the United States. With assets of more than $1.4 billion currently, CCF has awarded more than $1.6 billion in grants and received more than $1.8 billion in contributions from 2003-2013. Since 1915, CCF has been helping individuals, families, corporations and nonprofits establish and develop their philanthropic visions.
This is a full-time, benefitted position for a project expected to conclude on or about March 2017. This is a project specific, at-will position. If hired, applicant is expected to remain in this specific role and will not be eligible to apply for other internal job openings until the completion of the original assignment. The Grants Analyst provides programmatic analysis and support to the Program Unit, and actively participates in the grant making processes, acting as a liaison between Program staff, other Endowment departments, grantees and other external audiences.
Resources from SCG's 2015 Family Philanthropy Conference.
The Communications Manager will play a central role in implementing and managing strategic communications activities for the Foundation to support and advance its mission, objectives and program priority areas. This is a newly created position that will report directly to the Communications Director who has primary oversight of the Foundation’s communications. This position also will work closely with other departments.
•Manages everyday communication efforts and supports the Communications Director in implementing the Foundation’s strategy.
Resources from the May 29, 2015 program A Community of Contrasts: Paradise Lost and Found in Los Angeles.
Resources from SCG's program In Focus: Health Care - Oral Health Update with DentaQuest Foundation.
Philamplify, an iniatiative of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, recently published a comprehensive report evaluating the social justice impact of one of the country’s largest foundations, The Walton Family Foundation.
Developed by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) at Brandeis University, with the generous support of the Citi Foundation, this new paper offers compelling evidence and examples for achieving stronger and more sustainable outcomes by combining asset building with a variety of public and private sector community partners including employment, education, healthcare and affordable housing.
Despite philanthropy's commitments to improve family economic security, stability, and growth, a lack of cross-sector collaboration limits lasting impacts.
Resources from SCG's 2015 Public Policy Conference, held Monday, April 13, 2015.
With its strategic focus on supporting value-based care in the safety net, Blue Shield of California Foundation offers support and resources to guide and inform safety-net settings as they transition in this new environment.
Southern California Grantmakers attended “Foundations on the Hill,” an annual event sponsored by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and the Council on Foundations. Our goal was to educate Members of Congress regarding the impact and importance of foundation giving in their communities. This year, we had a delegation of 13 individuals representing SCG, Northern California Grantmakers and San Diego Grantmakers.
LGBTQ foster youth are twice as likely to report poor treatment and more likely to live in group homes and to have more foster care placements. Approximately 1 in 5, or 1,400 foster youth in Los Angeles County, home to the nation’s largest population of foster youth, identify as LGBTQ. The finding is twice the estimated percentage of youth not in foster care who are LGBTQ. Generally, LGBTQ foster youth mirror the racial/ethnic demographic of all foster youth in Los Angeles County. The majority are people of color, over 86% are Latino, Black, or API.
Resources from SCG's March 23, 2015 program, In Focus: Education - A Deeper Dive into LCFF: What does the LCAP mean?
Resources from SCG's March 16, 2015 program, Health Care Peer Learning Exchange.