The California Endowment
California Endowment CEO Joins Weingart Foundation Board
The Weingart Foundation, one of Southern California’s most influential philanthropic institutions, announced that Dr. Robert K. Ross will join its board of directors. The announcement, posted on the Weingart Foundation website and written by Board Chair Monica Lozano, comes on the heels of a major shift at the foundation.
Los Angeles County Creates Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to create a philanthropy liaison within the recently formed Office of Child Protection called the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships. The recommendation to create the center came from a group of philanthropists–the Foster Care Funders Collaborative–led by Southern California Grantmakers (SCG), a regional association representing over 200 grantmakers.
Southern California Philanthropies Respond to Migrant Children Crisis
During an event in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, members of Southern California Grantmakers gathered with nonprofit and public service providers to discuss the recent influx of unaccompanied immigrant children into southern California and how the philanthropic community is responding to it.