SCG is your connection to the broader philanthropic community. Below you'll find philanthropy-related programs, conferences and events taking place throughout California and the country.
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Great news! As part of our efforts to connect you with more high-profile speakers and leaders, SCG is partnering with Town Hall Los Angeles to present two dynamic events.
It has already been an eventful summer for Southern California Grantmakers! We were thrilled to partner with a diverse cross-section of leaders in the philanthropic, nonprofit and public sectors to bring SCG members an impressive lineup of recent
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 2014 Annual Conference at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on November 5, 2014.
Reports on science education from The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning.
To learn whether California's nonprofit organizations reflect the varying demographics throughout the state, researchers in the Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy conducted a statewide, representative survey to assess the diversity of nonprofit boards, executive directors, and staff in California's nonprofit sector.
How can funders work together to have an impact on public policy?
LA84 Foundation Summit Report examining the relationship between youth sports participation and academic achievement.
A Foundation's Guide to Advocacy by the Council on Foundations.
This final report from the Diversity in Philanthropy Project reflects on the efforts of a three-year campaign around diversity and inclusion in the philanthropic profession and society. What worked and what did not? What are the implications for future diversity efforts?
SCG's Report to the Community provides a snapshot of recent developments within SCG and in Southern California philanthropy, along with trends impacting current and future grantmaking in the region.