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CCF News: Fall 2019

In Los Angeles and around the world, CCF and our donors are making an impact. Discover how we’re partnering to transform lives and futures in South L.A., protect vital services by ensuring an accurate census count and much more in our Fall 2019 newsletter.

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CCF News Fall 2019 – International Grantmaking

Every day, CCF donors are making an impact. Their gifts address pressing needs and help revitalize communities around the world. To assist them, we perform thorough due diligence process on international grants, from determining an organization’s public charity status to investigating their financial and organizational stability.

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CCF News Fall 2019 – Donors in Action

As summer turns to fall, it’s inspiring to take a look back at all the incredible work in which CCF donors have been involved. In issues from the arts to wildfires, our donors transform hundreds of thousands of lives and futures every year. By creating customized programming to educate donors on the issues they care […]

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Home L.A. Loan Fund Fact Sheet

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 […]

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CCF News Spring 2017 – Spotlight On Family Philanthropy: Leah Bishop & Gary Yale

“When our daughters were little, we felt like they needed to see that not everyone in the world had it as good as they did. They helped us feed the hungry and homeless. “They really absorbed the desire to give back. Elizabeth used to take her allowance and give it away to various causes. We […]

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

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, […]

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CCF News Spring 2017 – Making Giving a Family Value

One of the greatest gifts you can give your family is the love of giving. That’s why CCF has partnered with the National Center for Family Philanthropy to provide donors with complimentary access to the award-winning Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center.

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CCF News: Spring 2017

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.

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CCF News Summer 2016: Invest in the Future of L.A.

When Jeffrey steps across the stage and takes his degree in a few short years, he won’t be the only one who benefits. Every graduate is a million dollar victory for the future of Los Angeles County. Every South Central Scholar who leaves high school college-ready, who has the services and support to succeed, makes our region stronger and more prosperous. Investors in L.A. and around the country have taken notice of LASIF’s impact and are coming together to realize the potential of our children.

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CCF News: LASIF Scholar Summer 2016: Jeffrey Castro

Jeffrey Castro’s parents instilled in him a drive to attend college. But just as he entered high school, tragedy struck. His father passed away, leaving his mother to provide for him and his two older brothers. College seemed further away than ever. Then he discovered LASIF partner Upward Bound.

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CCF News Summer 2016: South Central Scholars

So much attention is placed on college admission, but what happens next? That’s the question South Central Scholars staff found themselves asking as their students began their journeys into higher education.

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CCF News Summer 2016: How LASIF Works

Experience shows that scholarships aren’t enough to close the graduation gap. LASIF combines need-based scholarships with intensive services before and during college to end the college completion crisis and increase the number of low-income youth who achieve their degree. That’s how LASIF programs have helped tens of thousands of Angeleno students prepare for, pay for and succeed in college.

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CCF News Summer 2016: The Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund

Few things transform a life like a college diploma. A bachelor’s degree can lead to an additional $1 million in lifetime earnings, but it’s about more than just money. College success benefits entire communities. That’s why the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund combines need-based scholarships with innovative services proven to help students graduate.

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CCF News: Summer 2016

At a time when a college degree is more necessary than ever, Los Angeles County is facing a graduation crisis. In this issue, you’ll learn the extent of this crisis and how donors are joining forces to end it through the Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund.

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The Generosity Gap: Donating Less in Post-Recession Los Angeles County

The “Great Recession” may be over, but L.A. need is rising, the organizations we count on to address our most pressing issues are overstretched and the charitable giving that sustains them is on the decline. “The Generosity Gap: Donating Less in Post-Recession Los Angeles County,” a first-of-its-kind study from the UCLA Luskin School of Public […]

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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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California Community Foundation Names Paul Schulz Vice President of Development & Donor Relations

CCF has named former Red Cross Los Angeles CEO Paul Schulz as vice president of development and donor relations.

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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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CCF News: Fall 2012

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

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CCF News Spring 2017 – Make an Impact, Forever

Join with more than 100 other donors who want to make a difference in the lives of L.A. residents, through the next century and beyond. In celebration of our 100 years of service, CCF launched the Centennial Legacy Campaign to help donors create enduring gifts that continue to change lives in Los Angeles County for […]

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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 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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New Report Forecasts $1.4 Trillion to be Transferred Between Generations in Los Angeles by 2060

A new report projects $114 billion will be transferred by 2020 between generations of people living and working in Los Angeles County…

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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 News: Winter 2011

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

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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 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 News: Fall 2009

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

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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 News: Winter 2009

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

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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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