L.A. Can Impact Invest its Way out of Rampant Homelessness. This is How.

(Editor’s note: This story is being co-published with Impact Alpha.) As a parting challenge to his successor, outgoing Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced in April the settlement of a longstanding lawsuit over homeless housing. Their responses to the homelessness crisis may well determine the winner of next week’s primary election for mayor of the nation’s second-largest city. The frontrunners are Rick Caruso, a successful developer, and U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, who made Joe Biden’s short list for vice [...more...]

The Giving List and Microsoft’s Nonprofit Tech Acceleration with Friends at the Microsoft Lounge in Los Angeles

We’re sharing news about our recent in-person event held at the Microsoft Lounge in Los Angeles.  The event was hosted in partnership with Microsoft’s Nonprofit Tech Acceleration for Black and African Communities program, which has [...more...]

 

Giving List Matching Challenges

 

Accessing Higher Education

Getting into the Ideal College: a Reality for Everyone Mentors 4 College

Anne was a senior at Hollywood High School hoping to become a veterinarian. But the daughter of a single mom […more…]

Supporting the College and Career Dreams of Students in Public Housing Southern California College Access Network

Imagine it’s your senior year of high school. You are excited to apply to college. But, you don’t have a […more…]

Animals to the Rescue

Criminal Justice

A Webinar Invitation: Unthinkable. Unfathomable. Unfixable? Arabella Advisors

In the wake of horrifying—and horrifyingly common—gun violence tragedies like those in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas, our basic […more…]

Creating Just Justice Systems National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform

Born and raised in Oakland, California, David Muhammad faced his fair share of challenges, finding himself both in the juvenile […more…]

Environment

The Ugly Side of Beauty: The Cosmetics Industry’s Plastic Packaging Problem Plastic Pollution Coalition

The cosmetics industry generates approximately US$ 341.1 billion annually—and 120 billion units of plastic packaging, most of which are not […more…]

A Global Plastics Treaty to “Turn Off the Tap” Wins Support at UNEA Plastic Pollution Coalition

In what is being heralded as a historic win for advocates working to tackle the plastic pollution crisis, parties to […more…]

Visionary Sisters Collaborating to Create a More Just and Healthy Planet Plastic Pollution Coalition

For the Cohen sisters, taking on the embodiment of the fossil fuel and climate crisis – plastic – started with […more…]

EVENTS

The Giving List and Microsoft’s Nonprofit Tech Acceleration with Friends at the Microsoft Lounge in Los Angeles Microsoft NTA

We’re sharing news about our recent in-person event held at the Microsoft Lounge in Los Angeles.  The event was hosted […more…]

Family Ties

Breaking Free from the Legacy of Trauma through Compassion and Understanding Echo

Echo offers a unique trauma-informed, compassionate lens to better understand ourselves and others. We celebrate the resilience of trauma survivors […more…]

Finding Foster Youth Forever Families Kidsave

Inspired by their experiences adopting children and visiting Russian and Kazakhstani orphanages in the early 1990s, Randi Thompson and her […more…]

Keeping Children Home Violence Intervention Program

The Violence Intervention Program (VIP) was founded in 1984, as the Center for the Vulnerable Child, the first Child Advocacy […more…]

For the Children

Forever Changing Children’s Lives Paras Los Niños

In 1979, an article appeared in the Los Angeles Times depicting how unsupervised children growing up on Skid Row were […more…]

In Her Own Words: Adria, 17, on Mental Health The Children’s Partnership

“Being part of this collective really just validated my feelings that us youth matter,” said Adria Marin, a 17-year-old photographer […more…]

Spotlight on Our Volunteers: Andre T. Moore, Sr. Centinela Youth Services

Judging from the number of skills and hours Andre T. Moore, Sr. contributes to the well-being of our Los Angeles […more…]

For the Youth

A Place to Grow a Family The RightWay Foundation

Aimee was referred to The RightWay Foundation by Long Beach City College. She had recently emancipated from the foster care […more…]

Providing a Path Forward The RightWay Foundation

Crystal was in the foster care system since she was a little girl, after being removed from her home due […more…]

Forming Foster Youths’ Futures The RightWay Foundation

Franco Vega knows the hardships kids in South Central Los Angeles often face, because he himself went through it. Growing […more…]

Fostering Care

California’s Foster Care Watchdog AdvoKids

Margaret Coyne and Jan Sherwood were both attorneys working in California’s juvenile dependency system when they met in the early […more…]

A Home Within Invites You to Our Next Continuing Education Event  A Home Within

Please join us for our next free Continuing Education event! Did you know that when you volunteer with A Home […more…]

Giving Challenges

A Place to Grow a Family The RightWay Foundation

Aimee was referred to The RightWay Foundation by Long Beach City College. She had recently emancipated from the foster care […more…]

California’s Foster Care Watchdog AdvoKids

Margaret Coyne and Jan Sherwood were both attorneys working in California’s juvenile dependency system when they met in the early […more…]

Supporting the College and Career Dreams of Students in Public Housing Southern California College Access Network

Imagine it’s your senior year of high school. You are excited to apply to college. But, you don’t have a […more…]

Health Specialties

Progress in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s USC Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute

The University of Southern California’s Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) is using research and analysis to slow the ever-growing Alzheimer’s […more…]

A Pro Bono Powerhouse for Southern California and Beyond USC Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research

Some 37 million people – more than 15 percent of the adult population – suffer from chronic kidney disease, according […more…]

Homelessness and Workforce

Human Rights

Update on Ukraine HIAS

Please check out the HIAS Ukraine Crisis Response page, which includes how to donate and our useful Ukraine FAQ page. The needs have never been greater […more…]

Standing up for Refugees Across the Globe HIAS

HIAS, founded in the 1880s as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society to assist Jewish refugees arriving in the United States, […more…]

Defending Rights, Securing Justice Human Rights Watch

For more than 40 years, Human Rights Watch has investigated human rights abuses, exposed the facts, and demanded change in […more…]

Justice for All

Empowering Communities From Within Social Justice Learning Institute

The Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI), based in Inglewood, has taken a three-pronged approach to fighting the inequity since it […more…]

Promoting American Pluralism Muslim Public Affairs Council

After years of negative portrayals of Muslims in American entertainment, a growing number of young American Muslims are heading to […more…]

Standing up to Bigotry and Hate Facing History and Ourselves

Liz Vogel’s least favorite class while growing up in New Jersey was history. Memorizing facts and dates from the past […more…]

Leading the Way, Social Change

Brady Responds To Remarks By President Biden, Vice President Harris On Anniversary Of January 6 Insurrection Brady | United Against Gun Violence

Brady released a new report and a webpage on the “Origin of an Insurrection: How Second Amendment Extremism Led to […more…]

Coach Steve Kerr on Why He Fights to Prevent Gun Violence Brady | United Against Gun Violence

Preventing gun violence] is the number one issue for me.” — Coach Steve Kerr Thirty-six years ago, Golden State Warriors […more…]

Instilling Civic Duty in L.A.’s Future Leaders Coro Southern California

Founded in San Francisco in the wake of World War II by attorney W. Donald Fletcher and investment counselor Van […more…]

Legal Advocacy

Butterflly App Available to CLC Clients at No Cost!  Children’s Law Center

The mental health and wellness app offers digital tools to manage stress, build resilience, and combat the unprecedented mental health […more…]

Breaking the Foster Care Cycle, One Young Family at a Time Children’s Law Center

The Children’s Law Center of California is the nation’s largest nonprofit law firm exclusively representing children – including those who […more…]

A Full-Service Approach to Fostering Stability for Children Alliance for Children’s Rights

In the fraught world of child welfare, the 30-year-old Alliance for Children’s Rights has always found a way to discover […more…]

Nonprofit Partners

In Her Own Words: Adria, 17, on Mental Health The Children’s Partnership

“Being part of this collective really just validated my feelings that us youth matter,” said Adria Marin, a 17-year-old photographer […more…]

A Home Within Invites You to Our Next Continuing Education Event  A Home Within

Please join us for our next free Continuing Education event! Did you know that when you volunteer with A Home […more…]

Forever Changing Children’s Lives Paras Los Niños

In 1979, an article appeared in the Los Angeles Times depicting how unsupervised children growing up on Skid Row were […more…]

Social and Emotional Wellness

Where Grievers Come to Find Hope Our House Grief Support Center

As a volunteer for the first hospice team at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the early 1990s, Jo-Ann Lautman comforted patients […more…]

Activities, Recreation & Care: Loving Bigger ARC-Cares

In the 1960s, there were few services available to parents who were raising children with Down syndrome. Refusing to accept […more…]

Social Sector Leaders

Helping Students Make Sense of Dollars and Cents City National Bank

City National has always been about doing business differently, one relationship at a time. The company always places people and […more…]

On a Mission to ‘Activate’ L.A.’s Charitable Foundations Behind the Tech Needs of Its Black-Led Nonprofits Microsoft NTA

It didn’t take long for Darrell Booker to impact one of the largest tech corporations in the world: Microsoft.  In […more…]

A Personal Commitment to Philanthropy Capital Group Private Client Services

When John Armour joined Capital Group Private Client Services more than 20 years ago, one of his first assignments was […more…]

South Los Angeles

‘Applause is Empowering’ and Transformational for Young People Fernando Pullum Center

Fernando Pullum was always told he’d end up in prison. But the trumpet player, raised by his great-grandmother, discovered music […more…]

Uplifting South L.A. by Turning Its Youth into Stars Brotherhood Crusade

The young Black man with the ear-length dreads is wearing a brand new, white sweatshirt with MOREHOUSE emblazoned across his […more…]

A Webinar Invitation: Unthinkable. Unfathomable. Unfixable? Arabella Advisors

In the wake of horrifying—and horrifyingly common—gun violence tragedies like those in Buffalo, New York and Uvalde, Texas, our basic […more…]

Teach the Children Well

Mentors 4 College Kicks Off “Diversity 1000” Expansion Program Mentors 4 College

Mentors 4 College, a unique, one-to-one college mentoring program for high school students and their parents, announced today that it […more…]

An Unconditional Education Model Because Every Kid Deserves Educational Success Seneca

When Robin Detterman took a job 15 years ago as a special education teacher at Pathfinder Academy – a school […more…]

TGL Features

Sexy Money Sexy Money

Foundation CFO Valerie Red-Horse Mohl is on a Mission to Change the Energy of Money  While at UCLA undergrad, Valerie […more…]

The Arts

Greater than the Sum of its Arts LA Opera

Opera is a timeless art form. Each night as the lights dim and the curtain rises, audiences share in a […more…]

A Personal Commitment to Philanthropy Capital Group Private Client Services

When John Armour joined Capital Group Private Client Services more than 20 years ago, one of his first assignments was […more…]

The Fourth Estate

Who’s Watching California’s Government?  CalMatters

The government running the world’s fifth largest economy spends more than $300 billion a year and disburses billions more in […more…]

Holding Youth-Serving Systems to Account Through Journalism and Youth Voice Fostering Media Connections

The best journalism often tells the stories that no one else sees. Stories that have the power to change minds, […more…]

Empowering Youth Through Community Journalism Boyle Heights Beat

For the past 11 years, Boyle Heights Beat has offered a unique brand of bilingual journalism in an often neglected, […more…]

To Your Health

Putting Care for Healthcare Providers First Keck Medicine of USC

In spring 2020, the University of Southern California’s Keck Medicine of USC launched a comprehensive program called Care for the […more…]

A Heritage of Healing Adventist Health Glendale Foundation

One of Southern California’s oldest and most innovative hospitals, Adventist Health Glendale (formerly Glendale Adventist Medical Center) was founded in […more…]

Providing Comprehensive Primary Health Care for People in Need Venice Family Clinic

Venice Family Clinic began in 1970 in a storefront dental office when Drs. Philip Rossman and Mayer B. Davidson saw […more…]