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Organized by: Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Arts & Intersections Working Group meetings provide an ongoing look at the intersection of the arts and social justice, environmental justice, community health, youth development, and equitable workforce development. Join our next session featuring guest speaker Laura Callanan, Founding Partner of Upstart Co-Lab, who will lead a discussion on disrupting how creativity is funded by … Continue reading Arts & Intersections Funder Collaborative

Organized by: Northern California Grantmakers

About Session 2 In this second session of the Foundations of Racial Equity Series, we explore racial capitalism, which describes the current economic system of extracting social and economic value from people of color. Racial capitalism is based on the theft, exclusion and exploitation of the land, labor, and capital of people of color. Philanthropy—as a … Continue reading Racism and the Economy: Understanding Racial Capitalism | 2024 Foundations of Racial Equity: Session 2

Organized by: The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Join the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) and The Bridgespan Group for a webinar co-hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on April 23, 2-3:15pm ET. The webinar will explore the how and why of endowment funding from both funder and nonprofit perspectives, including U.S. foundation practices in endowment giving, how funding endowments can foster … Continue reading Funding Nonprofit Endowments as an Equity Strategy: Perspectives from Funders and Nonprofits

Partner Event

Building Your Vision: Program Design in a Grant Application

Organized by: Philanthropy California

This program is presented through a partnership between Philanthropy California and the California Office of Emergency Services and is funded by the Listos California Grant Program. To build your vision of a successful project that meets needs in the community, you need to understand how to connect resources (like your organization’s staff, volunteers, funding sources, … Continue reading Building Your Vision: Program Design in a Grant Application

Organized by: Northern California Grantmakers

About Session 2 In this second session of the Foundations of Racial Equity Series, we explore racial capitalism, which describes the current economic system of extracting social and economic value from people of color. Racial capitalism is based on the theft, exclusion and exploitation of the land, labor, and capital of people of color. Philanthropy—as a … Continue reading Racism and the Economy: Understanding Racial Capitalism | 2024 Foundations of Racial Equity: Session 2

Funder Meeting

The Fundamentals of Grantmaking | Session One

Organized by: Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Join Catalyst staff and outside experts for the first of our two-part Fundamentals 101 series covering the “nuts and bolts” of Philanthropy. This series will provide attendees with comprehensive insights into various philanthropic practices, along with opportunities for networking and collaboration. To learn more about the financial side of philanthropy, join us at part two … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Grantmaking | Session One

Partner Event

Telling the Story of Your Work: Program Evaluation and Logic Models

Organized by: Philanthropy California

This program is presented through a partnership between Philanthropy California and the California Office of Emergency Services and is funded by the Listos California Grant Program. Don’t be intimidated by program evaluation or logic models! They use specialized language, but they are descriptions of very practical and down-to-earth realities about your program, such as clearly describing … Continue reading Telling the Story of Your Work: Program Evaluation and Logic Models

Partner Event

Bringing It All Together: Budgeting and Planning for Collaboration

Organized by: Philanthropy California

This program is presented through a partnership between Philanthropy California and the California Office of Emergency Services and is funded by the Listos California Grant Program. You can think of a grant budget as another way to describe a program and its activities. Everything you have proposed to do in the program is represented somewhere … Continue reading Bringing It All Together: Budgeting and Planning for Collaboration

Funder Meeting

The Fundamentals of Grantmaking | Session Two

Organized by: Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties

The second day of our Fundamentals 101 series will focus on the financial side of things. We will begin by exploring financial due diligence and why it is an essential part of grantmaking, including the history and context of how systemic oppression shows up in financial statements and what key indicators funders might rely on … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Grantmaking | Session Two

Organized by: Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties

In the second part of our two-part Funder-Grantee Relationship series, we will continue to dig deeper into examining the inherent power dynamics within funder-grantee relationships, focusing on humility and integrity as a funder. We will discuss how we can put what we discuss into practice, along with how to address blind spots and gaps that … Continue reading Funder-Grantee Relationship Series: Examining Power Dynamics Part Two

Partner Event

GEO 2024 National Conference

Organized by: GEO

GEO’s 2024 National Conference, hosted in partnership with Philanthropy California, offers grantmakers and other practitioners the opportunity to explore equity-centered and community-driven grantmaking practices that support transformational change in order to create a just, connected and inclusive society where we can all thrive. Join GEO to explore how we can transform philanthropic culture and practice. Target … Continue reading GEO 2024 National Conference

Partner Event

San Diego Fundraising Conference

Organized by: San Diego Foundation

San Diego Foundation is committed to delivering world-class philanthropy and supporting our nonprofit community. The San Diego Fundraising Conference is a professional development opportunity that brings national experts and nonprofit fundraising professionals together for a day of learning and camaraderie. Visit the San Diego Foundation's website to learn more about the speakers and sessions that … Continue reading San Diego Fundraising Conference

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