Resources from SCG's September 18, 2014 program, A Conversation with the LA County Department of Children & Family Services.
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Following up on SCG’s program last May on the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection—as well as the LA County Board of Supervisors’ June vote to establish a position for a countywide child protection executive—many SCG members have been eager
On February 26th, I was honored to participate in my first program as Southern California Grantmakers’ (SCG) new president.
Southern California Grantmakers strengthens the collective power of philanthropy, connecting people and organizations to a diverse and exciting learning community.
What are the signs that your foundation’s board might benefit from adding a community leader to bring new energy and a fresh voice to board deliberations and decisions?
Hiring a new family foundation CEO is one of the most important transitions that any family foundation must go through. The role of a family foundation chief executive is unique running a philanthropic enterprise in partnership with a family.
An unprecedented collaboration among nine state and national foundations today announced seven grants awarded to support college education for currently and formerly incarcerated Californians enrolled in California Community Colleges and the Calif
Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 2014 -- Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), the region’s leading association of philanthropists working to advance effective grantmaking, is pleased to welcome five new members to its 2014 Board of Directors.
Los Angeles, CA, January 23, 2013 -- The Board of Directors of Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), a regional association of philanthropic leaders working to support and advance effective grantmaking and drive innovative strat
The Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation was founded in 1999, and began formal grantmaking for educational programs in 2003. The youngest family members were always welcomed at board meetings, which were typically held at family residences and often during school vacations. After a few years of informal youth engagement, the family realized that something more formal was needed to engage the growing number of interested youth. The Junior Board was founded in 2006 as a way for the kids to learn about philanthropy and gain hands-on experience in grantmaking.
Learn about exciting upcoming events and resources for SCG family foundations below:
If your foundation decided to spend down and cease operations in a defined period of time, what might the process look like?
Is it possible to make grants to individuals or organizations that are not charities? Can we support grantees where one or more of our board members has a conflict of interest?
Family philanthropy board members, staff, donors, and advisors are encouraged to join this upcoming NCFP webinar about key rules and regulations regarding family foundation governance and management.
In family philanthropy, particular attention is often given to preparing the “next generation” to take a seat at the table.
Connect with your peers to share and learn from each other’s experiences – and from key thought leaders in family philanthropy.
Featuring Kathleen Enright, President and CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and Joline Godfrey, Nationally Recognized Family Philanthropy Advisor.
In our increasingly mobile society, family philanthropies once defined by their proximity now encounter a new obstacle: geography.