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Resources from An Innovation in Nonprofit Sustainability: Launching the Southern California Capacity Building Collaborative

Publication date: 
04/30/2019

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How can funders address the targeted capacity building needs of nonprofits, at scale, throughout Southern California? The Annenberg Foundation and Catchafire, working with other Southern California funders and SCG, are building a regional collaborative that will focus on nonprofit sustainability in an innovative new way.

This collaborative aims to democratize capacity building support and make it available to every nonprofit in the region. Learn more about their vision and how your organization might get involved.

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Resources from 'Using Data to Increase Access and Equity in Arts Education: A Funders Briefing on the California Arts Education Data Project'

Publication date: 
06/02/2017

Southern California Grantmakers, Northern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers held an interactive webinar exploring the powerful role of new statewide data in increasing equity and access to arts education across the state.

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Resources from Powerful Grants Data at Your Fingertips: Foundation Maps - California

Publication date: 
04/19/2016

Resources from the April 18, 2016 statewide webinar are Foundation Maps - California, a real-time grants mapping tool supported by Foundation Center and made available free of charge to members of Southern California Grantmakers, Northern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers.

>> Access the webinar recording

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Communications Toolkit for Social Justice Advocates

Publication date: 
04/13/2016

Meet Helvetika Bold, a superhero who champions for social justice using powerful words to break the grip of villains like Mindset and his weapon the dominant narrative. She is the public face of Vision, Values and Voice, a comic-book style communications toolkit from the Opportunity Agenda designed to help social justice advocates win victories in the world of 21st-century movements and media.

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Communicating Social Impact

Publication date: 
04/06/2016

Communicating Social Impact, a research report from The Conference Board, address how a ‘master narrative’ crystalizes the essence of your CSR commitment and engages and activates your stakeholders. To be successful, your overarching social impact message—what we refer to as a master narrative—must authentically reflect your company values and capture how your CSR is delivering against your brand promise. In addition, organizational transparency is essential for building trust. These two components should be the “holy grail” for CSR communicators.

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Resources from Working Smarter with Data: Classroom Tutorial on "Foundation Maps - California"

Publication date: 
02/11/2016

Get on the Map/E-Reporting Instructions: https://www.socalgrantmakers.org/get-map

Access to Foundation Maps: California platform: https://www.socalgrantmakers.org/visualizing-california-map

GeoTree – An Interactive Tool for Classifying Geographic Focus: http://geotree.foundationcenter.org/

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