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Bringing People Together to Fight Homelessness in Los Angeles

Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R)

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COVID-19 Response Fund FAQ

Thank you for your interest in the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund at CCF. We have prepared this resource guide to answer the most frequently asked questions about the Fund. What is the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund? California Community Foundation (CCF) launched the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund to address the immediate and emerging […]

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The Sartori Circle Guide to Gift Planning

To honor the legacy of our founder, CCF launched the Sartori Circle, an improved and expanded incarnation of the CCF Legacy Society. The society is designed to bring together donors who, like Joseph Sartori, have committed their legacies to making a long-term impact on the lives of others in Los Angeles County around the world.

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“Transform Learning LA”

California Community Foundation

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Charitable Giving in L.A. County Down $1 Billion Since 2006

New study finds decline in giving amid urgent and rising need in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES – June 3, 2016 – A study commissioned by the California Community Foundation (CCF), and conducted by the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, finds that local giving is on a decline, with Los Angeles County residents declaring $7.16 […]

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CCF News: Winter 2016

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

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Employee-Sponsored Relief Funds Webinar

Employer-Sponsored Relief Funds are established at public charities like the California Community Foundation for the purpose of providing one-time grants to employees and their family members who are victims of a qualified disaster or emergency hardship.

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California Community Foundation Awards $7.8 Million to Strengthen Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES – December 15, 2015 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $7,845,063 through 67 grants to Los Angeles County organizations working to address the needs of our region. Grants this quarter reflect the foundation’s diverse priority areas in the arts, education, housing and economic opportunity, nonprofit sustainability, smart growth and youth empowerment, […]

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CCF News: Fall 2015

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

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CCF News: Fall 2014

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

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CCF News: Summer 2014

Cynthia Watts and Vision to Learn, Protecting Donor Intent, Centennial Legacy Spotlight: Michael Freehling & Farida Fotouhi

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CCF News: Spring 2014

Fellowship for Visual Artists, Giving Gifts of Art, Centennial Legacy Spotlight: George Manet

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CCF News: Summer 2013

CCF & the Affordable Care Act, Legacy Spotlight: Stanley Dashew, Investing Donor Assets

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CCF News: Spring 2013

Smart Growth, Donor Spotlight: Mort La Kretz, Fellowship for Visual Artists, Legacy Spotlight: Gloria Dell’Aqua Leiding

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Where do we go From Here? Philanthropic Support For Black Men and Boys

By Seema Shah Director and Grace Sato, The Foundation Center

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CCF News: Fall 2012

Family Philanthropy, Focusing Philanthropy with Larry and Cathy Gibson, Grameen America, Giving Illiquid Assets

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CCF News: Summer 2012

Matching Intent to Impact, Pass it Along, Donor Spotlight: Chandra Wilson, Grant Agreements, Turning Plans into Gifts, Smart Growth

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CCF News: Spring 2012

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

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CCF Advisor News: Spring 2012

The Advisor’s Role in Charitable Decision-Making, Giving After Liquidity Events, Making Estate Plans in Uncertain Times, Donor Intent

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Stressed and Stretched: The Annual State of the Sector Report

By Zeke Hasenfeld, Hyeon Jong Kil, Mindy Chen, Bill Parent; Edited by Jocelyn Guihama, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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CCF Advisor News: Winter 2012

Transfer of Wealth in L.A., Advising the Entrepreneur, Enhancing Relationships with Corporate Clients

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CCF News: Winter 2012

Transfer of Wealth in L.A., Donor Profile: David Bohnett, Pass it Along Fund, Guide for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners, Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A.

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The Future of Philanthropy in Los Angeles: Highlights

Highlights from CCF’s 2011 study reveal the coming $1.3 trillion transfer of wealth in Los Angeles County and a tremendous opportunity to create a thriving nonprofit sector.

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The Future of Philanthropy in Los Angeles: A Wealth of Opportunity

CCF’s 2011 study reveals the coming $1.3 trillion transfer of wealth in Los Angeles County and a tremendous opportunity to create a thriving nonprofit sector.

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CCF Advisor News: Fall 2011

Advisor Spotlight: Gary Edelstone, Converting a Private Foundation, Ernest Lieblich Foundation, Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles, Pass it Along, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow

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CCF News: Fall 2011

Pass it Along, Charitable Gift Annuities, Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow, Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles

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CCF News: July 2011

Summer Youth Fund, Tom Tierney on Giving Smart, CCF Welcomes Nike Irvin, Donor Spotlight: Karin Larson, Samuel Oschin Cancer Center

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CCF Advisor News: Summer 2011

Tom Tierney on Giving Smart, Tax Benefits of Closely-Held Stock Gifts, Grantmaking Highlights

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Rhetoric vs. Reality – A Strategic Disconnect of Community Foundations

By Ellie Buteau, Ph.D. and Andrea Brock, Center for Effective Philanthropy

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Measure of America: A Portrait of California

By American Human Development Project of the Social Science Research Council

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Investing in Our Creative Capital: 2011 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of Los Angeles

By Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, Commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design

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CCF Advisor News: Spring 2011

Advisor Spotlight: Loeb & Loeb LLP, Mission Investing, CCF Efficiency, 2010 Tax Relief Act

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CCF News: Winter 2011

Board Profile: Sheldon Stone, 2010 Financials, Named Permanent Scholarships, CCF Welcomes Maria Blanco

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CCF Advisor News: Winter 2011

Board Profile: Sheldon Stone, 2010 Financials, Named Permanent Scholarships, CCF Charitable Advisors

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CCF Advisor News: Fall 2010

Advisor Spotlight: Mickey Segal, Advisor Questions, Continuing Education, Year End Giving, Grantmaking Highlights, Critical Needs Fund

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CCF News: Fall 2010

Critical Needs Fund, Year End Giving, Donor Spotlight: Dana Baldwin, Family Philanthropy, Grantmaking Highlights

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CCF Advisor News: Summer 2010

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

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CCF News: Summer 2010

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

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Reparable Harm: Executive Summary  

By Laurie Olsen, Ph.D; A Californians Together Research & Policy Publication

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CCF Advisor News: Spring 2010

Encouraging Clients to be Philanthropic, Strategic Grantmaking, International Grantmaking, Gifts of Stock, Taproot Foundation, Giving Trends

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CCF News: Spring 2010

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

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CCF Advisor News: Winter 2010

Investing in Scholarships, Advisor Spotlight: John W. Weldon, Fraser Scholar Profile: Norma Sanchez, Census 2010, Gifts of Real Estate

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CCF News: Winter 2010

Investing in Scholarships, Advisor Spotlight: John W. Weldon, Scholarship Fund Options, Fraser Scholar Profile: Norma Sanchez, Census 2010, Gifts of Real Estate

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CCF Advisor News: Fall 2009

Reynolds Cafferata on Private Foundation Alternatives, Terminating a Private Foundation, Unsung Heroes, Grantmaking Highlights, Year End Giving

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CCF News: Fall 2009

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Julius Griffin, Supporting Veterans and Troops, Donor Services, Unsung Heroes, Grantmaking Highlights

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CCF Advisor News: Summer 2009

Jonathan C. Lurie on Charitable Lead Trusts, Including Family in Philanthropy, David Greco and Nonprofit Finance Fund

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CCF News: Summer 2009

Donor Spotlight: Cusumano Family, Jonathan C. Lurie on Charitable Lead Trusts, Private Foundation Alternatives, David Greco and Nonprofit Finance Fund, DonorConnect 2.0

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CCF News: July 2008

Donor Profile: Grace and Sho Iino, Giving Trends, Saint Barnabas Senior Center

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CCF News: Spring 2009

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

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CCF Advisor News: Spring 2009

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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CCF News: Winter 2009

Helping Nonprofits Prepare for Uncertain Times, Donor Profile: Gary Erickson, Investing in Scholarships

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CCF Advisor News: Winter 2009

Sylmar Wildfires, Preparing Nonprofits for Uncertain Times, Naming Successor Advisors for Funds, Advisor Profile: Jane Peebles, Creating Scholarship Funds

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CCF Advisor News: Fall 2008

Advisor Spotlight: Paul Livadary, Year-End Private Foundation Alternatives, Donor Spotlight: Hope Wintner and Ted Meisel, IRA Charitable Rollover,  Giving Trends, Grantmaking FAQ

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CCF News: Fall 2008

Year-End Giving, IRA Charitable Rollover, Donor Spotlight: Hope Wintner and Ted Meisel, Private Foundation Alternatives, Giving Trends, Karen Hernandez and Children’s Clinic, Making an Impact in the San Fernando Valley, Grantmaking FAQ,

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Immigrant Integration Strategy for L.A. County  

By Michael Fix, Laureen Laglagaron, Aaron Matteo Terrazas and Margie McHugh, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, Migration Policy Institute

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Importance of Early Care and Education  

By Taryn W. Morrissey and Mildred E. Warner, Cornell University

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Buenos Principios: Latino Children in the Earliest Years of Life

By Miriam Calderon, Associate Director, Policy Analysis Center Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation, National Council of La Raza

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Early Care and Education Workforce Study: Licensed Family Child Care Providers. 2006 Study

By Marcy Whitebook, Laura Sakai, Fran Kipnis, Yuna Lee, Dan Bellm, Richard Speiglman, Mirella Almaraz, LaToya Stubbs, and Paulina Tran Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley; California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

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Early Care and Education Workforce Study: Licensed Child Care Centers, 2006

By Marcy Whitebook, Laura Sakai, Fran Kipnis, Yuna Lee, Dan Bellm, Richard Speiglman, Mirella Almaraz, LaToya Stubbs, and Paulina Tran Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley; California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

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Early Care and Education Workforce Study: Highlights of 2006 Statewide Study

By Marcy Whitebook, Laura Sakai, Fran Kipnis, Yuna Lee, Dan Bellm, Richard Speiglman, Mirella Almaraz, LaToya Stubbs, and Paulina Tran Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California at Berkeley; California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

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