Resources from SCG's February 25, 2015 program, Sustainable International Development Goals: High Impact Collaboration for Philanthropy.
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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.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Director, Programs, Community Grantmaking & Special Initiatives facilitates community and civic leadership engagement. The Director oversees the efforts of the Program Team within the Los Angeles Office as well as aspects of the Alchemy and LA n Sync initiatives including interacting with stakeholders at various levels, governmental agency personnel, consultants, and other program partners, as well as the Foundation’s community grantmaking (aka the Chairman’s Fund).
Resources from SCG's February 11, 2015 program, In Focus: Health Care - The School-Based Wellness Center Breakthrough.
Under the direction of the Director of Community Investments the Program Officer III plans, develops and implements resource mobilization efforts to leverage the organizations programs, projects and overall grant making activities which advance the strategic plan priorities. The Program Officer III manages the development and implementation of projects that assess and recommend financial and social leveraging opportunities that support the expansion and enhancement of organizational resource mobilization, programmatic goals and sustainability planning.
Resources from the January 16, 2015 event, CEO Salon with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.
The Director of Finance and Administration is a full-time member of the Foundation's leadership team who works closely with our Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Grants and Programs, and The Community Foundation staff as well as the Investment and Finance and administration committees of the Board. Responsibilities include the planning and successful implementation of the Foundation's finance and accounting functions, Human Resources, technology and general administration of our work.
How can funders work together to have an impact on public policy?
Resources from the January 27, 2015 SCG program Politics, Policy, and Philanthropy: How Your Funding Priorities Could be Impacted This Year.
Resources from the SCG partner event, Learning from National Leaders on Pay-For-Success, held January 23, 2015.
Resources from the SCG Veterans Funders Group Meeting on January 21, 2015.
Resources from SCG's January 14, 2015 program, Innovations for Building Healthy, Equitable Communities.
Resources from SCG's January 12, 2015 program,In Focus: STEM+Arts Education - Next Generation Science Standards.
The UCLA Luskin Center for Civil Society has researched and published annual reports on the State of the Los Angeles nonprofit sector since 2002. Their goal is to conduct research to help nonprofit executive directors, staffs, and boards as well as government policy makers, foundations, and donors to better understand the shifts in demands and resources affecting the sector. In recent years they have focused the report on the lingering effects of the 2007 recession, specifically human services organizations working in high poverty neighborhoods.
This white paper was researched, prepared and published by FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities). The white paper, a project recommended by the FADICA Catholic schools affinity group, has received good feedback from critical partners in Catholic school innovation nationwide. At the request of the USCCB Education Office, the draft was shared with 60 bishops in a special dialogue with the USCCB's Committee on Catholic Education. The Committee’s chair, Archbishop George J.
Program recording and resources from our December 16, 2014 program, California Policy Forum Webinar: Local Control Funding Formula Implementation Updates and Opportunities.
Resources from SCG's bus tour program, Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
Program materials from SCG's December 2, 2014 program, Unrelated Business Income: What Grantmakers Need to Know.
Resources from SCG's December 1, 2014 program, In Focus: Health Care Reform - Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders.
The Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), the only full-time resource devoted to disaster philanthropy, released a new report to help donors, NGOs, government agencies, and media gain an increased understanding of how much foundation funding is spent on disasters each year, by whom, and for what activities.