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Smart Growth California 2017 | Statewide Funder Convening

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (All day) to Friday, February 10, 2017 (All day)
Courtyard Marriott
Liberty Hill Station | The San Diego Foundation | 2592 Laning Road | San Diego, CA 92106
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NCG, San Diego Grantmaker and Southern California Grantmaker members are invited to participate in this statewide funder convening at a special discounted rate.

The Smart Growth California statewide funder convening is for funders from throughout California and the nation who are working to create healthy, equitable, and sustainable communities and regions in California.

The 2017 funder convening will cover a wide range of topics including: the 2016 elections; affordable housing and displacement; climate change, cap-and-trade, and disadvantaged communities; the drought and water issues; innovations in regional planning; building power and civic engagement; and supporting access to opportunity for all Californians, particularly low-income residents. Registration is open- click here to register.

The convening is being produced in partnership with The San Diego Foundation, San Diego Grantmakers, the University of San Diego, The California Endowment, California Community Foundation, and the Jacobs Center.

Why should you attend?

  • You’ll hear from thought leaders, advocates, and other experts about the latest policy developments and opportunities in California.
  • You’ll share insights and best practices with peers, plus identify actions to take both individually and collectively.
  • You’ll build new connections with funders who are part of the large and growing Smart Growth California community.


The Funders Network members: no cost to participate
NCG, SDG and SCG members: $200 special discounted rate
Non-members: $250

Target Audience

This meeting is for donors, staff, directors, and trustees of grantmaking institutions throughout California and the nation. We welcome funders wherever they are in the continuum of learning about and engaging in this work.


Register online here.

The statewide funder convening will be held in San Diego from February 8-10, 2017. The first day of the convening will be at the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station; the second and third days will be held at The San Diego Foundation. Register today and stay tuned for more information soon.

Location Details 

The first day of the convening will be at the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station; the second and third days will be held at The San Diego Foundation.