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September 29, 2015 — 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET
National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers (NNCG)
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.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced human resources professional to develop HR systems, best practices and procedures from the ground up and dramatically affect the operational effectiveness of the Foundation.
We are a locally focused financial institution in which community investment services are an integral part of our business philosophy. Boston Private Bank & Trust Company supports investment and development initiatives in low- and moderate-income communities through affordable housing, job creation and business development opportunities. Our dedication to community investment has helped us forge alliances with many community-based organizations, public and nonprofit funding sources and government agencies in a joint effort to help improve our community.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (wellsfargo.com), and mobile devices.
Roll Global LLC is a privately held $4 billion international company focused on healthy brands for healthy lifestyles. Our products include fresh fruit and tree nuts; premium beverages such as artesian water, California wine and pure pomegranate juices and teas; and floral delivery. Over the last decade, we've turned Wonderful Pistachios into one of America's top-selling salty snacks; made Wonderful Halos the newest sensation in the produce aisle; transformed the healthy pomegranate and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon; and grown FIJI Water into the country's No.
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.
A new report jointly released by Foundation Center and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males. Education historically receives the largest share of this support, but giving in other areas, including human services and public affairs, has grown. In addition to analyzing U.S. funding trends, Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys describes recent initiatives in the field of Black male achievement.
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.
Resources from SCG's March 11, 2015 program, The President’s Executive Action on Immigration and its Impact on Southern California.
Resources from SCG's February 4, 2015 program, Form 990: Beyond the Basics.
Even if your family foundation or fund is very new, chances are you have already experienced at least one transition in the lifecycle of your giving program. What have been the key turning points in the life of your fund from the founders’ initial concept to the present? Which transitions can you see in the years ahead? How do you remember those past experiences? Did you plan for them or were they thrust upon you? Were the outcomes more positive and promising or tense and tumultuous?