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19 Feb 2020

2020 Funders Forum

February 19, 2020 (All day)
Oakland Marriott City Center
Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to announce our 2020 Funders Forum in Oakland, CA, held in conjunction with the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference . Join funders from across...
13 Jan 2020

The Wisdom of Youth: Equity Centered Solutions to Prevent Youth Homelessness

January 13, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Adolescence and young adulthood are critical developmental times in a person’s life, and experiencing housing instability and homelessness at this stage can have lifelong negative impacts. Many adults who experience chronic homelessness first became...
24 Jan 2018

Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

January 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
In San Francisco and Alameda counties an estimated 27,000 youth are disconnected from work and school; 10,000 are homeless or live in unstable housing; and 16,000 people have been incarcerated and are reentering the community. Like the millions of...
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Resources from Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

Publication date: 
01/2018
Despite the recovery of the American economy and national unemployment rates at their lowest levels in years, millions of people who are willing and able to work are excluded from that prosperity. To address the inefficiencies and challenges of entry into today’s workforce for young people and adults overcoming barriers like incarceration or homelessness, a unique partnership that was forged in Los Angeles is being replicated in the Bay Area. The Los Angeles Regional Initiative for Social Enterprise or LA: Rise bridges the gaps in service between local social enterprises,...
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Smarter Philanthropy for Greater Impact: Rethinking How Grantmakers Support Scale

Publication date: 
02/2014
A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...
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