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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Resources from SCG's April 8, 2015 progra, In Focus: Nonprofit Capacity Building - Leveraging Volunteer Capital.
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?
The amount of legislative activity that is permissible for a section 501(c)(3) organization is dependent upon both the organization’s classification—that is, whether it is a “public charity” or a “private foundation”—and its size. Part I of this memorandum briefly describes the definition of legislative activities (i.e., lobbying) generally. Parts II and III address how much lobbying activity public charities and private foundations can engage in without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.
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.