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California Community Foundation Awards $5.5 Million to Strengthen Los Angeles County

Release Date: 
12/20/2016

LOS ANGELES – December 20, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,569,746 through 34 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to address the great needs and potential of our region.

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Collaborative Efforts We Love! A Joint Blog Post from GEO, SCG, NCG, and SDG

Release Date: 
09/23/2016

Collaboration- it’s been on our minds a lot lately. Across the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors many organizations are throwing aside the “go-it-alone” mentality in favor of working together to address complex problems.

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Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

Publication date: 
01/19/2018

The nonprofit sector is experiencing a racial leadership gap. Studies show the percentage of people of color in the executive director/CEO role has remained under 20% for the last 15 years even as the country becomes more diverse.

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Report on California Approach to Education and Implementation of OMB 2 CFR200

Publication date: 
07/26/2017

Among the challenges nonprofits face in providing high-quality service and producing strong outcomes to their work, managing the limited overhead allowed by most private and government grant and contracts is one of the toughest. Over the past several years, there have been efforts to explain how the “overhead myth” – that the best nonprofits operated with the least overhead – hampers service delivery, jeopardizes nonprofits’ sustainability and ultimately reduces the impact of public and private funding and to find collaborative solutions that will strengthen nonprofit organizations.

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Report on California Approach to Education and Implementation of OMB 2 CFR200

Publication date: 
07/26/2017

As part of SCG’s work to support a healthy nonprofit ecosystem, we recently concluded a year-long initiative to educate California state government and local officials about new federal contracting rules on indirect cost reimbursement, known as the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance.

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Resources from 'A New Vision for Comprehensive Capacity Building - Los Angeles Workshop'

Publication date: 
02/09/2017

In a session presented by GEO's Meghan Duffy, Associate Vice President of Programs, and Kristen Scott Kennedy, Senior Manager, tackled the essential issues that drive the design of effective capacity building support:

  • the benefits of contextual, continuous, and collective capacity support;
  • examples of capacity building work underway in your region; and
  • peer sharing about successes and challenges.
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Resources from 'A New Vision for Comprehensive Capacity Building - Orange County Workshop'

Publication date: 
02/09/2017

In a session presented by GEO's Meghan Duffy, Associate Vice President of Programs, and Kristen Scott Kennedy, Senior Manager, tackled the essential issues that drive the design of effective capacity building support:

  • the benefits of contextual, continuous, and collective capacity support;
  • examples of capacity building work underway in your region; and
  • peer sharing about successes and challenges.
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