This spring, Philanthropy California made its debut on Capitol Hill with our state’s largest organized delegation ever.
Mayor Michael Tubbs recently spoke with Philanthropy California in preparation for an upcoming Stockton Reinvention Tour for funders.
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Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated at least 2,400 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge.
Here’s what we’re learning from recent funder efforts: the most successful transitions to Full Cost funding have included securing executive buy-in; providing support and training to the staff that structure and disperse grants; and bringing grantees into the process with open and honest communic
On August 7th, join the International Community Foundation in following the footsteps of migrants as they are sent across the border to Tijuana, and hear from those that are working to support them through these challenging first days, months, and even years.
The systems and infrastructure that support and protect the most vulnerable immigrants have been affected by cuts in refugee admissions to the U.S., federal funding cuts, and administrative barriers that continue to make seeking protection from persecution more difficult every day.
The inclusion of the citizenship status question on the next census has funders and advocates even more worried about getting a full and accurate count in 2020. The concerns add to earlier warnings about low funding, access and data security.
A fair and accurate census that reflects our communities is absolutely vital to ensure that Californians receive access to resources and equal political representation.
The changing demographics and political attitudes of the Central Valley - a traditionally conservative region of California - demand new strategies for community and civic engagement.
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- November 28, 2018 | PRI's The World: Proposed ‘public charge’ rule change stirs confusion over green card eligibility
Philanthropy California joined the League of California Community Foundations to urge the Department of Commerce to withdraw the citizenship question from the 2020 Census questionnaire as it will significantly undermine efforts to achieve a fair and accurate census.
We understand that we will need to invest significant effort and resources to achieve our vision, and that success will require unprecedented collaborative effort backed by strong and sustained multi-sector leadership.
This week, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) released a report documenting over a billion dollars directed from philanthropy to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016, the most recent period for which publicly accessible data is available. The report is directed to mainstream philanthropy and provides a map for foundations to identify whether their funding directly or indirectly supports anti-Muslim advocacy groups. As NPR reports, CAIR is calling upon the sector for more accountability and oversight.
RE: Support for $93.4 Million Investment for Community-Based Organizations for Census Outreach in the 2019-20 State Budget
Philanthropy California becomes first partner to implement a report strategy aiming to boost alignment, coordination of funders.
The Culture Change Collaborative Fund, including the Women’s Foundation of California, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Ford Foundation, The California Endowment, Compton Foundation and additional philanthropic partners, will focus on changing the way we think and talk abo
Philanthropy CA taps into the deep regional expertise and connections of funders to increase philanthropy’s impact in building and sustaining thriving, equitable communities. Together, we can impact our members, the nonprofits they support and the communities they serve.