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California Community Foundation Awards $3 Million to Uplift Los Angeles Communities

October 23, 2018    |    CCF, Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, Press Release, Sustainability

LOS ANGELES – October 23, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $3,016,875 through 34 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to uplift vulnerable communities and advance long-lasting change.

“Concerned about California’s housing crisis? In November, you can make a difference”

September 13, 2018    |    Homelessness, Housing

By Antonia Hernández, Sacramento Bee

“How To Help Victims Of The California Wildfires”

August 11, 2018    |    Housing, Philanthropy, Wildfire Relief Fund

By Alejandra Salazar, Yahoo News

“Deadly California Wildfires Claim Lives and Real Estate”

August 6, 2018    |    Housing, Philanthropy, Wildfire Relief Fund

By Liz Dominguez, RIS Media

“Four Finalists Named for ULI Larson Housing Policy Leadership Awards”

August 3, 2018    |    Housing, Los Angeles

By Trisha Riggs, Urban Land Magazine

“Study: Some Solano, Napa sub-populations may be under-counted in 2020 Census”

August 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Housing, Immigration

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald

Home L.A. Loan Fund Fact Sheet

July 16, 2018    |    Donors, Homelessness, Housing

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 […]

“‘Not all machines are evil,’ and other thoughts on California’s changing economy”

July 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Housing

By Amy Chance, The Sacramento Bee

California Community Foundation Awards $5.7 Million to Advance Opportunity in Los Angeles County

June 20, 2018    |    CCF, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, Press Release, Sustainability

LOS ANGELES – June 20, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,750,020, through 54 grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating a healthier, more empowered and more prosperous future for all Angelenos.

“2018 Election: Who are the Influencers and what can you expect from them?”

June 4, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Housing

By Lauren Gustus, The Sacramento Bee

Economic Opportunity Fact Sheet

April 28, 2018    |    Housing

Our vision for the future is a Los Angeles where increased opportunity creates shared prosperity. Where dedication, creativity and determination allow individuals and communities to overcome poverty and make their American dreams come true. CCF’s economic opportunity program seeks to support low-income entrepreneurs, small businesses, social enterprises, and nonprofits as they build wealth, create jobs, and revitalize neighborhoods.

Home L.A. Fund Fact Sheet

April 28, 2018    |    Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles

Every night, more than 60,000 Angelenos go to sleep homeless. They are families evicted due to job loss, veterans suffering from trauma, former foster youth, mothers and fathers, daughters and sons. The Home L.A. Fund seeks to combat homelessness by tripling the annual production of affordable supportive housing units that provide needed services to the homeless in Los Angeles.

“Plan to revitalize mall is good for South L.A.”

March 29, 2018    |    BLOOM, Housing, Los Angeles

By Karim Webb and John Harriel, Los Angeles Wave

“Surge in Homelessness Demands Solutions”

February 20, 2018    |    Homelessness, Housing

By Karen Kahn, Nonprofit Quarterly

“L.A. considers cutting through red tape to get homeless people housed faster”

February 12, 2018    |    Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles

By Emily Alpert Reyes and Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times 

“Affordable Housing: A Next Frontier for Transit?”

February 6, 2018    |    Housing, Los Angeles

Transit Center

Southern California adds more than 2.1 million cars; major cause of decline in transit ridership

January 31, 2018    |    Housing, Smart Growth

Southern California Association of Governments

“Her tech company helped clothe L.A.’s homeless”

January 3, 2018    |    Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Anne Stych, L.A. Biz Journal

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

November 27, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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

American Journal of Roentgenology

“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, Los Angeles

By Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

“Inglewood Breaks Ground on New Senior Housing”

September 28, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing

By Jennifer Bihm, Los Angeles Sentinel

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

September 27, 2017    |    Housing, 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, 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, Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles

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

September 12, 2017    |    Housing, Los Angeles, Smart Growth

Business Wire

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

August 16, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles

By Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

“Foundation awards low income scholarships”

August 7, 2017    |    Education, Housing

By Charlene Muhammad, The Final Call

“Supervisors commit to spending $259 million on homeless”

June 16, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Wave

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

June 12, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles

By Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times

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

June 12, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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 […]

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

April 5, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing

Phillip Rojc, Inside Philanthropy

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

March 17, 2017    |    CCF, Homelessness, Housing, Los Angeles

by Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times

“$90 Million Equitable Infrastructure Initiative Launched”

February 17, 2017    |    Housing, Smart Growth

All Daily News

“City Looks to Streamline Permanent Supportive Housing Production”

January 25, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing

Urbanize LA

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

January 20, 2017    |    Homelessness, Housing

The San Diego Union-Tribune

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

October 1, 2016    |    Housing, Media Mention

Inside Philanthropy

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

September 29, 2016    |    Housing, Media Mention

Philanthropy News Digest

Housing Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    CCF, Housing

CCF’s Housing program combines grantmaking, lending and advocacy to support effective housing with services for our homeless neighbors, more affordable housing and better jobs for working L.A. families. Since 2000, we have granted almost $30 million to ensure Angelenos have safe, supportive and stable homes and the economic opportunities they need to thrive.

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

September 22, 2016    |    Housing, 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, 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, Media Mention

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

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

May 12, 2016    |    Housing, 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, 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, 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, Newsletter

CCF News: Donor spotlight on Robert and Barbara Klein

March 25, 2016    |    CCF Publication, Donors, Housing

CCF News: Housing works

March 25, 2016    |    CCF Publication, Housing, Newsletter

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

March 25, 2016    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing, Newsletter

By Antonia Hernández

CCF News: Winter 2016

March 25, 2016    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Centennial Legacy Campaign, Housing, 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, Newsletter

CCF News: Home L.A. Fund

November 28, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing, Newsletter

CCF News: Fall 2015

November 25, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing, Immigration, 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, Media Mention

By Antonia Hernández for the Los Angeles Daily News

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

April 27, 2015    |    Housing, 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, 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, Media Mention

By Antonia Hernández for California Economic Summit

CCF News: Fall 2014

December 9, 2014    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Grameen America, Housing, 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, 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, Media Mention

Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Microcredit Expands for LA Entrepreneurs”

November 27, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing, Media Mention

89.3 KPCC

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

November 24, 2014    |    Grameen America, Housing, 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, 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

Pass it Along 2012 Impact Report

July 1, 2012    |    CCF Publication, Housing, Impact Report

CCF News: Spring 2012

April 1, 2012    |    BLOOM, CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Health, Housing, 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, Impact Report

Healthy Homes, Healthy Families Final Impact Report

July 1, 2011    |    CCF Publication, Housing, Impact Report

Measure of America: A Portrait of California

June 1, 2011    |    Civic Engagement, Housing, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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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