Skip to content
Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties Search


From funding essentials to urgent issue briefings – and everywhere in between – Catalyst events foster brave spaces to learn, push boundaries and grow together.

Loading Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Notice: Utilizing the form controls will dynamically update the content

November 2021



Organized by: Philanthropy California

The worsening drought, heatwaves, and wildfires in California will require urgent and coordinated efforts from the philanthropic sector to support community response, recovery, and long-term resilience. Philanthropy California invites funders who are currently responding or looking to respond to our current natural hazard crises to participate in our monthly funders discussion that addresses immediate and emergent community challenges, as well as opportunities to build climate and disaster resilience. Each meeting will focus on a theme (see event details) with short…



Webinar Friday, November 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Activating Your Endowment for Good

Do you want to make sure that every part of your philanthropic effort moves your mission forward? You know what happens when you contribute funds to nonprofits, but what's going on with the 95% of your money that is wisely invested to drive future grantmaking? Join us to find out how to activate those dollars right alongside charitable donations and grants. We'll hear from a community foundation, a family foundation, and a giving circle what internal and external changes are…



Funder Meeting Tuesday, November 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Corporate Philanthropy Session

The Corporate Philanthropy Series at Catalyst is designed for people who work in corporate philanthropy. Each session invites speakers who contribute their subject-matter expertise to our conversations on varying aspects of CSR. Join us to connect with local peers in corporate philanthropy, learn best practices, and share your own program’s giving and engagement. If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this program, please contact [email protected] Target Audience This program is designed for members who work in corporate philanthropy and…

December 2021



Funder Meeting Thursday, December 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Funders Together to End Homelessness Meeting

Funders Together to End Homelessness San Diego (FTEHSD) is a collaborative of individual, public and private funders that explore and invest in effective systems change and services to end homelessness in San Diego County. The group is fiscally sponsored by Catalyst. FTEHSD’s goal is to build a San Diego County collaborative of funders who are committed to solving homelessness through leadership, education, and advocacy; strategic collaboration, alignment and focus of resources; and effective promotion and replication of evidence-based practices in…



Webinar Tuesday, December 7 @ 9:30 am - Tuesday, December 14 @ 12:00 pm

Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens | FRE Session 6

Organized by: Philanthropy California

In this sixth and final session of the Foundations of Racial Equity Series, we will explore the Association for Black Foundation Executive's (ABFE) approach to grantmaking with a racial equity lens. ABFE's framework provides opportunities for grantmakers to support Black communities, and, more broadly, our greater society. ABFE’s analysis and tools build upon grantmaking with a racial equity lens but are tailored specifically to grantmaking in and for Black communities. By centering systemic anti-Black racism within an intersectional framework through…



Webinar Wednesday, December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Philanthropy California Impact Investing Series | Session 4

Organized by: Philanthropy California

This session is the final in a four-part Philanthropy California learning series for institutional and individual impact investors across California, sponsored by and partnering with RBC Global Asset Management. Each session invites speakers – many with statewide and national expertise – for generative conversations on what it will take to achieve an equitable economic recovery post-pandemic. Join us to dive deep into topics ranging from investment opportunities to support economic advancement for low-income workers, to climate change and housing affordability,…



Funder Meeting Thursday, December 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

San Diego Food Funders Meeting

The San Diego Food Funders is a Catalyst funder collaborative that supports the creation of an equitable food system by addressing hunger and other challenges. They stay connected to the latest briefings, learning and information on food insecurity in San Diego County. Areas of interest for the collaborative include: Opportunities to leverage public resources (e.g. federal funding for school meals) Addressing operational inefficiencies in agency food acquisition and distribution Supporting agriculture and food-related entrepreneurship Target Audience This meeting is open…

+ Export Events

Welcome! Login to register for events, view the member directory, and more!

Reset Password
Not a member? Join us!