In 2021 Governor Newsom announced a groundbreaking investment of $35 million over a period of five years to support local and tribal governments and community-based organizations in establishing or strengthening … Continue reading Virtual Funder Briefing: California Guaranteed Income Fund
From funding essentials to urgent issue briefings – and everywhere in between – Catalyst events foster brave spaces to learn, push boundaries and grow together.
About the Series Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded in philanthropy and in our institutions, often invisible to the majority of us, even as we work with intention towards … Continue reading Foundations of Racial Equity 2022 | Session 6: Awake to Woke to Work – A Framework for Racial Equity in Your Organization
Third Thursday's are back! Join us for Catalyst’s first Third Thursday of the year. What’s that, you say? Third (Thirsty) Impact Thursday is our impact investing happy hour where we … Continue reading Third Thirsty Impact Thursday
Small foundations have the unique ability to create bold and innovative approaches to social impact. This event will provide a space for thought-provoking discussions on redefining risk, funding new areas, … Continue reading Bold Action, Small Foundations
With so many ways to give back – community foundations, family foundations, corporate funders, giving circles – it can be hard to understand the differences between these various vehicles of … Continue reading The Art of Giving: Understanding Different Forms of Philanthropy
Our region and state are undergoing profound demographic changes that significantly impact who holds and wields political power. BIPOC organizers and movement leaders have achieved a wave of recent victories … Continue reading SCG 2023 Policy Conference – REIMAGINE: Multiracial Democracy
Join the next in-person network-wide gathering for the Climate Funders’ Collaborative (Baja/Imperial/San Diego Region), where you’ll have an opportunity to connect with funders and take a deeper dive into issues … Continue reading Transforming Climate Communities: Collaborative Work and Funding in Barrio Logan
Have you considered ways to expand your philanthropic impact beyond grants? Program Related Investments (PRIs) are one highly versatile investment strategy that private foundations and public charities can use to … Continue reading Program Related Investments 101
The Trust-Based Philanthropy Project will be hosting a six-part webinar series addressing common questions, clarifying misconceptions, and exploring ways to overcome obstacles in implementing trust-based philanthropy. Learn more about what … Continue reading Demystifying Trust-Based Philanthropy – Session #1: Does Trust-Based Philanthropy Mean Unconditional Trust?
As part of Catalyst’s flagship Fundamentals skills-building series, Grantmaking 101 introduces new foundation and corporate philanthropy staff to core grantmaking competencies through an equity lens. Participants gain a fundamental understanding … Continue reading Fundamentals: Grantmaking 101
In 2019 Stockton SEED was the first ever Mayoral led city-wide guaranteed income pilot in the country, eventually leading to the creation of Mayor’s for Guaranteed Income (MGI). Now numbering … Continue reading Guaranteed Income: A Roadmap to Policy Solutions for California