This is a meeting of the Arts & Intersections Funders, a collaboration facilitated by Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties. Join us for the first official convening of the Arts & Intersections working group. During our time together, we'll introduce a shared learning agenda, provide information and updates about the regional arts and culture ecosystem, … Continue reading Equity, Opportunity, and Capacity Building in the Creative Economy
From funding essentials to urgent issue briefings – and everywhere in between – Catalyst events foster brave spaces to learn, push boundaries and grow together.
California is on course to have one of the most inclusive state-wide data systems in the nation. The Cradle-to-Career Data System, signed into legislation in 2019, will bring together data from across the early childhood, K–12, postsecondary, and workforce sectors to provide policymakers, advocates, and communities with actionable data to address disparities and improve outcomes … Continue reading Data for All: The Promise of California’s Cradle-to-Career Data System
This engaging session is designed for funders and philanthropic organizations of diverse backgrounds. Participants will dive into a wide range of critical topics essential for navigating uncertain economic times, gain valuable insights, and access tools that will empower them to effectively navigate recurring economic cycles, including inflation, recession, and other potential challenges. This session will … Continue reading Preventing Harm to Grantees: Planning Ahead for Inflation and Recession
The Early Childhood Funders seek to motivate a sense of urgency around early childhood needs and bring together philanthropists, investors, and public funding to increase access to high-quality early childhood care and education in the San Diego region. Target Audience This meeting is open to all staff and board of Catalyst member organizations and eligible guests who … Continue reading Early Childhood Funders Meeting
This is a meeting of the Binational Migration Funders, a collaboration facilitated by Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties. These meetings are open to all staff, trustees, and donors of Catalyst member organizations and eligible guests who are interested in binational migration issues. We respectfully request that attendees refrain from engaging in fundraising and … Continue reading Binational Migration Funders Meeting
As we continue to learn more about the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, there are many unanswered questions regarding the broad reach of this decision on higher education and other sectors. Join us to hear from education leaders who are learning and responding to this decision. They will provide a deep dive into what … Continue reading Funders Briefing on Affirmative Action
Oftentimes, disaster-affected families and individuals face a long, complex and arduous recovery process. They need an advocate within the community to help them navigate and access all available resources. Disaster case management (DCM), which enables and empowers local communities to work directly with disaster-affected families and individuals to determine and address specific needs, is essential … Continue reading Disaster Case Management: Navigating Recovery One Person at a Time
With economic uncertainty looming and massive state revenue shortfalls, the California Policy Forum will turn its attention to the importance of tax-based safety net programs in supporting so many California families. While philanthropy and nonprofits tend to focus on health and human services, we can end up neglecting the powerful tax policies that affect poverty … Continue reading CA Policy Forum: State of the Economy and Safety Net Tax Policies
California is grappling with a severe housing crisis: even individuals not currently facing homelessness are experiencing rent burdens. At Funders Together to End Homelessness, we know that permanent housing represents the key solution to homelessness. To effectively address this issue, it is imperative to significantly increase investment in affordable housing for low and moderate-income individuals. … Continue reading Funders Together Presents: Vienna Social Housing
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 will be included in each session here. Trust-based philanthropy is a philosophy and approach rooted in values of relationship-building, mutual learning, and systemic equity – … Continue reading Demystifying Trust-Based Philanthropy – Session #6: What Does Trust-Based Philanthropy Have to Do With Racial Equity?
Over the next 20 years in the U.S., $35–70 trillion in wealth will transfer from one generation to another in the largest generational wealth transfer in history, mostly moving within wealthy white families. The policies that make possible this protection and accumulation of wealth are situated within the legacy of land theft, genocide of Native … Continue reading Liberating Wealth for Racial & Relational Repair Series | Part 2: Drawing the Line to Impact: Foundation Grantees Speak Out
Join the UC Merced Community and Labor Center for a full day, in-person only funders' tour of communities in the Tulare Basin on Wednesday July 13, 2023 as a follow-up to Philanthropy California’s Virtual Funders Briefing. The Tulare Basin stretches across parts of Fresno, Tulare, Kern, and Kings counties. It notably includes the resurrected Tulare … Continue reading From Crisis to Action: Mobilizing for Equity, Resilience, and Recovery in Rural and Farmworker Communities: In Person Central Valley Tour