Rallying Around Relief: In the Face of Wildfires, California Funders Take Action

Rallying Around Relief: In the Face of Wildfires, California Funders Take Action

As devastating wildfires have become the new normal in California, the state’s philanthropic community has stepped up in response, moving millions for relief. Who’s doing what with fires now burning at both ends of the state?

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Feeding the Youngest Minds: Another Major Donor Steps Up for Early Education

Feeding the Youngest Minds: Another Major Donor Steps Up for Early Education

More donors have been drawn to early education as mounting evidence shows the importance of intervening in the first five years of children’s lives. The latest convert: a deep-pocketed San Diego businessman named Guy Clum.

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This Local Funder Is Fighting Human Trafficking in San Diego County

This Local Funder Is Fighting Human Trafficking in San Diego County

The San Diego Women’s Foundation announced this summer that it would be making new grant funds available for work to prevent and intervene in human trafficking situations. It’s among the handful of funders focused in this area.

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“We Can’t Count on Washington”: A California Funder Preps for the 2020 Census

“We Can’t Count on Washington”: A California Funder Preps for the 2020 Census

As the most populous state, there’s a lot at stake when it comes to getting the 2020 Census right in California. Here’s a look at a funder stepping up to make sure everyone is counted.

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Connecting Dots: Special Initiatives at the Orange County Community Foundation

Connecting Dots: Special Initiatives at the Orange County Community Foundation

In addition to the funder’s standard giving areas that see annual support, OCCF has some separate initiatives that are targeted toward certain population groups in Southern California. Here’s a quick look.

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Beyond Charters: Will Philanthropy Step Up for Public Schools in Los Angeles?

Beyond Charters: Will Philanthropy Step Up for Public Schools in Los Angeles?

Five foundations recently came together to start the Fund for Equity and Excellence to support Los Angeles public schools. Will this effort attract new partners and funding to the nation’s second-largest school district?

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A Health Funder Puts Women of Color Front and Center of Latest Work

A Health Funder Puts Women of Color Front and Center of Latest Work

Women of color are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS and the harsh practices of the criminal justice system. Now, this group is getting new help around these issues from a top funder in California.

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