Resources

FOR GRANTMAKERS:

Southern California Grantmakers:
Connect, learn and collaborate with Southern California’s leading funders and philanthropists. SCG is where grantmakers come together for greater impact on the challenges facing our communities and our world.
socalgrantmakers.org

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO):
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is a coalition of nearly 3,600 individual members representing more than 400 grantmaking organizations committed to building strong and effective nonprofit organizations. GEO helps grantmakers improve practices in areas which, through years of work in philanthropy, have been identified by innovators in the field as critical to nonprofit success.
geofunders.org

Council on Foundations (COF):
The Council on Foundations is a nonprofit membership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations. The Council’s mission is to provide the opportunity, leadership, and tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance, and sustain their ability to advance the common good.
cof.org

Exponent Philanthropy:
The Association of Small Foundations (ASF) is a membership organization for donors, trustees, employees and consultants of foundations that have few or no staff. ASF enhances the power of philanthropy by providing donors, trustees, and professionals with peer learning opportunities, resources, and a collective voice in and beyond the philanthropic community.
exponentphilanthropy.org

National Center for Family Philanthropy:
The mission of the National Center for Family Philanthropy is to promote philanthropic values, vision, and excellence across generations of donors and donor families.
ncfp.org

Philanthropy Roundtable:
The Philanthropy Roundtable is America’s leading network of charitable donors working to strengthen our free society, uphold donor intent, and protect the freedom to give. Our members include individual philanthropists, families, and private foundations.
philanthropyroundtable.org

FOR NONPROFITS:

Center for NonProfit Management:
CNM’s mission is to foster thriving communities in Southern California by ensuring that nonprofit leaders and organizations have the knowledge, skills, and resources to fulfill their mission.
cnmsocal.org

Nonprofit Finance Fund:
Nonprofit Finance Fund® (NFF®) unlocks the potential of mission-driven organizations through tailored investments, strategic advice and accessible insights. NFF helps organizations connect money to mission effectively, and supports innovations such as growth capital campaigns, cross-sector economic recovery initiatives and impact investing.
nonprofitfinancefund.org

Annenberg Alchemy:
A free capacity building and leadership development program from the Annenberg Foundation designed to strengthen and aid in the sustainability of Los Angeles County-based nonprofits.
annenbergfoundation.org

City Scholars Foundation:
Established in 1993, City Scholars® Foundation trains non-profit executives to lead more effective and sustainable organizations, which help thousands of low-income, yet high-potential youth stay in school, out of trouble and on track to a brighter future.
cityscholars.org