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California Community Foundation Awards $11 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

November 27, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release

LOS ANGELES – November 27, 2017 –The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $11,292,972 through 51 grants to nonprofit organizations working to advance long-lasting change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. This quarter’s portfolio includes 17 L.A. Justice Fund grants totaling $7,450,000, to provide critical support and resources to immigration legal service nonprofits providing representation for […]

“Preliminary Results of Lung Cancer Screening in a Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Population”

November 22, 2017    |    Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity

American Journal of Roentgenology

“Report Names Lasting, Traumatic Effects of Homelessness on Young Children in L.A. County, First 5 LA Calls for Trauma-informed Approach to Help Kids”

November 16, 2017    |    Early Childhood, Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity

First 5 LA

“L.A. County now has 58,000 homeless people. So why are there thousands fewer shelter beds than in 2009?”

September 29, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

By Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

“Inglewood Breaks Ground on New Senior Housing”

September 28, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity

By Jennifer Bihm, Los Angeles Sentinel

“L.A. Transit Agency Is Investing in Affordable Housing”

September 27, 2017    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles, Smart Growth

By Rachel Dovey, Next City

“Foundations Pump $20 Million into L.A. Homeless Housing Loan Fund”

September 20, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

By Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal

“Mayor Garcetti Announces the Expansion of The City’s Supportive Housing Loan Fund”

September 19, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles

“L.A. At Risk of Losing Millions in New Revenue if Housing Development Slows”

September 12, 2017    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles, Smart Growth

Business Wire

“Council panel deals setback to proposed homeless housing project in Boyle Heights”

August 16, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

By Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

“Foundation awards low income scholarships”

August 7, 2017    |    Education Pipeline, Housing and Economic Opportunity

By Charlene Muhammad, The Final Call

“Supervisors commit to spending $259 million on homeless”

June 16, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Wave

“Amid housing crisis, Garcetti’s ‘linkage fee’ proposal remains in limbo”

June 12, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

By Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times

“Moving Forward: Can We Solve L.A.’s Housing Affordability Problem?”

June 12, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

By Carolyn Gray Anderson, The UCLA Anderson Blog

CCF News Spring 2017 – The Home L.A. Loan Fund

April 21, 2017    |    Donors, Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Philanthropy

Every night, nearly 50,000 Angelenos go to sleep homeless, enough to fill Dodger Stadium. The California Community Foundation is working with partners to build 10,000 housing units over ten years for our neighbors in need. We invite donors who are passionate about homelessness to become charter investors in the Home L.A. Loan Fund, a one-of-a-kind, […]

CCF News: Spring 2017

April 21, 2017    |    Arts, Donors, Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Philanthropy

Is there a risk-free way to help end homelessness? How can you share the joy of giving with your children and grandchildren? How can you support L.A.’s most innovative creative voices? Find out in CCF’s Spring Donor Newsletter.

“Los Angeles employers struggling to get top-level workers, high housing costs cited”

April 12, 2017    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

by Toni McAllister, MyNewsLA.com

“SoCal’s high cost of living seen as barrier to hiring and keeping top business talent”

April 12, 2017    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

Central Valley Business Times

California Community Foundation Awards $5.1 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

April 12, 2017    |    Arts, Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release, Youth Empowerment

LOS ANGELES – April 11, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,130,787 through 52 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to address pressing needs and improve the lives of Los Angeles County residents. CCF’s grants this quarter include $1,435,000 to provide critical support to immigrant rights organizations working to defend […]

Home L.A. Loan Fund Fact Sheet

April 10, 2017    |    Donors, Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity

The Home L.A. Loan Fund is a one-of-a-kind, risk-free charitable investment option focused on fighting homelessness in Los Angeles County. Donor investments are pooled and used to provide three- or five-year seed capital to organizations building permanent supportive housing units for the chronically homeless. By jump-starting the process, this capital accelerates the pace and scale […]

“An End to Homelessness? Behind the Rising Optimism Among Funders”

April 5, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity

Phillip Rojc, Inside Philanthropy

“Absentee vote pushes L.A. County homeless sales tax measure toward a strong finish”

March 17, 2017    |    CCF, Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles

by Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

“$90 Million Equitable Infrastructure Initiative Launched”

February 17, 2017    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Smart Growth

All Daily News

“City Looks to Streamline Permanent Supportive Housing Production”

January 25, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity

Urbanize LA

“Developers join the campaign for a quarter-cent sales tax to fund homeless services”

January 20, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing and Economic Opportunity

The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Why This National Funder Is Giving a Boost to L.A.’s Fight Against Homelessness”

October 1, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

Inside Philanthropy

“Kresge Commits $7 Million to Help End Homelessness in Los Angeles”

September 29, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

Philanthropy News Digest

Housing & Economic Opportunity Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    CCF, Housing and Economic Opportunity

CCF’s housing and economic opportunity program combines grantmaking, lending and advocacy to support low-income entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits as they build wealth, create jobs and revitalize their communities. By funding affordable and permanent supportive housing for those in need, we seek to ensure that all L.A. residents have the ability to live with dignity and take control of their own futures.

National Funder Commits $7 Million in Grants and Loans to Help Combat Homelessness in Los Angeles

September 22, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Press Release

The Kresge Foundation’s investment boosts pool of funding to accelerate development of permanent supportive housing, a cost-effective measure to address homelessness. EDITOR’S NOTE: Interviews are available upon request with residents of permanent supportive housing LOS ANGELES – September 22, 2016 – The Kresge Foundation is the latest funding partner in an unprecedented, multi-sector effort to annually […]

“Start building housing now”

August 29, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

This letter to the editor originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times. To the editor: Permanent housing with services is a proven, cost-effective approach to moving people from homelessness to stability, and opposing Proposition H will only let this crisis continue to worsen. (“The wrong way to fix homelessness in L.A.,” Opinion, Aug. 24) The […]

“Funders and Government Team Up in L.A.’s Latest Run At Homelessness”

May 12, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

Inside Philanthropy Tags: homeless, homelessness, housing, housing & economic opportunity

“Three Foundations Launch $16 Million Los Angeles Housing Plan”

May 12, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

Philanthropy News Digest Tags: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, homeless, homelessness, housing, housing & economic opportunity, Weingart Foundation

Statement from Mayor Garcetti: Philanthropic Contribution Will Help Advance L.A.’s Housing Solutions for the Homeless

May 10, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2016 The Mayor applauded today’s announcement from the California Community Foundation (CCF), Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, and Weingart Foundation to provide $16 million in loans and grants to accelerate the production of permanent supportive housing for the homeless in the City of Los Angeles. This contribution will leverage the Mayor’s […]

Local Foundations Partner to Provide $16 Million for Housing Plan to Help Combat Homelessness in Los Angeles

May 10, 2016    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles, Philanthropy, Press Release

The California Community Foundation (CCF), Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Weingart Foundation are partnering to provide $16 million in loans and grants to increase permanent housing solutions for our most vulnerable homeless neighbors.

CCF News: Unsung Heroes spotlight on Mollie Lowery

March 25, 2016    |    CCF Publication, Centennial, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter

CCF News: Donor spotlight on Robert and Barbara Klein

March 25, 2016    |    CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity

CCF News: Housing works

March 25, 2016    |    CCF Publication, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter

CCF News: Help us tackle L.A.’s homelessness epidemic

March 25, 2016    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter

By Antonia Hernández

CCF News: Winter 2016

March 25, 2016    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Centennial Legacy Campaign, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Tackling L.A.’s homelessness epidemic, Housing works, Donor Spotlight on Robert and Barbara Klein, Unsung Hero Spotlight on Mollie Lowery

CCF News: Pass it Along Fund

November 28, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter

CCF News: Home L.A. Fund

November 28, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter

CCF News: Fall 2015

November 25, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Volunteering through L.A. Works, Giving Tuesday, LASIF, New Americans Opportunity Fund, Pass it Along Fund, Home L.A. Fund, Year End Giving Guide.

“Together we must take action to end homelessness”

May 28, 2015    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

By Antonia Hernández for the Los Angeles Daily News

“Making L.A. a More Equitable Place, Together”

April 27, 2015    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention, Smart Growth

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

“L.A. Moves to Include Affordable Housing in its Public Transit Planning”

April 8, 2015    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention, Smart Growth

Q&A with Ann Sewill for the Council on Foundations

“Summit Roadmap will ‘amplify collective impact across California'”

January 29, 2015    |    Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

By Antonia Hernández for California Economic Summit

CCF News: Fall 2014

December 9, 2014    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter

Grameen America Los Angeles, Choosing Your Investment Pool, Year-End Giving

“Macro Impact Coming from Microloans in LA”

December 4, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

“Grameen Microloan Program Makes Major Push Into Los Angeles”

December 1, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Microcredit Expands for LA Entrepreneurs”

November 27, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

89.3 KPCC

“Muhammad Yunus, father of microfinance, talks about L.A. loan program”

November 24, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Media Mention

Los Angeles Times

Groundbreaking Microfinance Model Aimed at Helping Women Who Live in Poverty Launches in Los Angeles

November 23, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Press Release

California Community Foundation partners with Grameen America to kick off initiative. LOS ANGELES, CA – November 23, 2014 – Bertha always had an entrepreneurial spirit. But with no credit history or collateral, she was unable to access a traditional bank loan that would allow her to fulfill her dream of expanding her family bakery in […]

Grameen America Los Angeles

November 1, 2014    |    Brochure, CCF Publication, Grameen America, Housing and Economic Opportunity

Pass it Along 2012 Impact Report

July 1, 2012    |    CCF Publication, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Impact Report

CCF News: Spring 2012

April 1, 2012    |    BLOOM, CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter, Philanthropy, Planned Giving

Timeless Giving, Legacy Spotlight: Walter Holiday, Preventing Homelessness and Creating Healthy Homes, Donor Spotlight: Burt Belzer, Investing in Black Male Youth

Homelessness Prevention 2011 Impact Report

September 1, 2011    |    CCF Publication, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Impact Report

Healthy Homes, Healthy Families Final Impact Report

July 1, 2011    |    CCF Publication, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Impact Report

Measure of America: A Portrait of California

June 1, 2011    |    Civic Engagement, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles, Research

By American Human Development Project of the Social Science Research Council

CCF Advisor News: Summer 2010

July 1, 2010    |    Advisors, Arts, CCF, CCF Publication, Fellowship for Visual Artists, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter, Philanthropy

CCF at 95, Admiral Mullin on Giving to Veterans, CCF Honors Top Advisors, Fellowship for Visual Artists, Retained Life Estates

CCF News: Summer 2010

July 1, 2010    |    Arts, CCF, CCF Publication, Fellowship for Visual Artists, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter, Philanthropy

CCF at 95, Donor Spotlight: Jackee Marks, Summer Youth Fund, Admiral Mullin on Giving to Veterans, Fellowship for Visual Artists, Retained Life Estates

CCF News: Spring 2010

April 1, 2010    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Donor Spotlight: Stephen Kanter, High Impact Grantmaking During Tough Economic Times, International Grantmaking, Critical Needs in L.A., Taproot Foundation, Giving Trends

CCF News: Spring 2009

April 1, 2009    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter, Philanthropy, Planned Giving

Basic Needs in L.A., Donor Spotlight: Peter and Cam Starrett, Estate Giving, How to Give in Challenging Times, Giving Trends

CCF Advisor News: Spring 2009

April 1, 2009    |    Advisors, CCF, CCF Publication, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Newsletter, Philanthropy, Planned Giving

Advisor Profile: Michael Glowacki, Giving Trends, Remembering CCF in Estate Plans, Basic Needs in Los Angeles, Managing Clients During Tough Economic Times

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