A focus on racial equity can increase your effectiveness at every stage of the grantmaking process. Blending experience and candid advice from grantmakers, this guide explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage creative approaches, get people talking, and nourish change inside your own foundation.
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13 Apr 2021
April 13, 2021 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
As California and the world are changing, this symposium brings together California state legislators to share their visions of the future of California and the policies to achieve that future. California's large and diverse population needs...
17 Sep 2019
September 17, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
James Irvine Foundation
Despite being one of the most progressive states in the Union, California has the highest childhood poverty rate in Country. In fact 20% of California children live in poverty, impacting almost 2 million children with 450,000 of those children...
In our program on September 19 (California Philanthropy’s Role in Making the Federal Government Work For All), Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, and Barbara Kibbe, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, engaged in a Q&A about the Partnership’s observations on current dynamics in the federal government, as well as its emerging effort to help government connect with, and learn from, the dynamism and innovative thinking in California.
01 Jun 2017
June 1, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:15pm
Philanthropy California (Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers) invite you to participate in an interactive webinar exploring the powerful role of new statewide data in increasing equity and...
19 Sep 2017
September 19, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
During a time of immense change in Washington, DC, the philanthropic community is demonstrating an unprecedented level of interest in the condition and direction of our federal government. Foundations and philanthropists have recognized how...
This week, the Council on American-Islamic Relations released a report documenting over a billion dollars directed from philanthropy to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016, the most recent period for which publicly accessible data is...
14 Feb 2018
February 14, 2018 -
8:30am to 11:00am
James Irvine Foundation Conference Center at the East Bay Community Foundation
Following its groundbreaking national report on why America’s nonprofit sector has so few leaders of color, the Building Movement Project (BMP) will release CALIFORNIA’S RACE TO LEAD, a report examining the diversity of nonprofit leadership in the...
Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America’s A Portrait of California uses the human development approach to tell us how people are doing. Three dimensions—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living—are examined in detail and presented along a simple ten-point scale: the American Human Development (HD) Index.
12 Jul 2018
July 12, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
The Women's Building
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research California Complete Count team for Census 2020 invites you to the July 12th San Francisco regional convening to help build our community’s capacity to achieve a complete count during the 2020 Census.
A report prepared by JSI Research & Training Institute, titled Integrating Housing Strategies with Health: An Opportunity to Advance Whole-Person Care in California.
21 Apr 2020
April 21, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
In California, the local and regional responses in support of immigrant communities have varied during the COVID-19 crisis. Thousands of immigrants have found themselves either deemed essential workers without adequate protections or have lost their...
Philanthropy California, in partnership with Nonprofit Finance Fund, is excited to announce the next phase of the Full Cost Project! This initiative allows funders and grantees to better understand what it truly costs to deliver outcomes—and how to...
04 Oct 2021
October 4, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:15pm
On: On September 14, 2021, Californians voted on whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom. The results of this special, off-cycle election will have an enormous impact in shaping the political landscape in California and nationally for years to come...
Census and redistricting – two sides of the same coin. Both take place every ten years and both are integral to determining how each Californian is represented at the federal, state, and local levels. In California, our groundbreaking independent...
27 Feb 2019
Areas of Focus
February 27, 2019 (All day)
Applications are due February 27th!
24 Jun 2020
June 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
More than half of all people experiencing unsheltered homelessness (108,000 individuals) in our country live in California. And, in the wake of our current pandemic, that number is bound to grow. With such staggering numbers, we are quickly...
01 Oct 2015
October 1, 2015 - 9:00am to October 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
For new grantmakers it is essential to hit the ground running by equipping themselves with the tools and best practices for making sound funding recommendations. The New Grantmakers Institute is a cost-effective, local option that develops important...