Blog

Blog Categories

Nonprofit OneLegacy purchased an office building in Azusa for $18.4 million. It will be the group’s new headquarters. The nonprofit plans to relocate from downtown. OneLegacy is the non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through organ, eye and tissue donation in the seven-county greater Los Angeles area. With more than 215 hospitals, 11 transplant centers and a diverse population of nearly 20 million, OneLegacy is the...
1. Program Development Workshop For Nonprofits This is a series of workshops and events designed to connect nonprofit founders and to provide them with the knowledge they need to start their organizations. Date: 07/25     2. Powering Up Your Nonprofit Management This introductory course will cover both legal and programmatic fundamentals, including best practices for designing successful programs,...
The public-private partnership between  L.A. County Probation ,  Liberty Hill Foundation  and the  California Community Foundation  has awarded $2.59 million to 20 L.A. based nonprofits providing community-based youth development services. The initiative is called  Ready to Rise: Expanding Opportunities for All L.A. County Youth . “L.A. County Probation is proud of this partnership and our financial...
California also has an ever-growing population which has almost reached  40 million individuals , with a growth rate of .9% annually.  For a U.S. state which is larger than all but 34 of the world’s  countries , maintaining a reliable water supply is important not only for CA residents, but for the resiliency of agriculture. California produces about  $47 billion in agriculture , making up 12.5% of the total...
Podcast growth is huge. There are currently over 750,000 podcasts in the world with 30 million episodes, that's a lot of content. Podcasts can be a useful tool to either communicate your nonprofit message, or to take wisdom and career advice from other pods.  Here is our run down of some of the best nonprofit podcasts that you should learn from!   1.  After the Fact After the Fact is a podcast from The Pew...
Setting specific, measurable goals can provide a path to improve your career and achieve certain accomplishments. It is crucial to both your personal and career development and should be done by everyone.      Why set goals?  Setting goals is important because it gives you a framework to achieve milestones. Wanting to do or complete certain things in life is a great start. Goal setting provides a path for...
The Los Angeles Business Journal recently posted their findings about the difference between executive pay for Los Angeles nonprofits.    The results show Arts organizations, including the region’s prominent museums and orchestras, pay the highest executive salaries — as much as 11 times more than what leaders with the largest social services organizations earn, according to annual public filings with the IRS....
Cedars-Sinai announced Monday that it is deepening its commitment to the health and wellbeing of underserved populations in Los Angeles County by significantly increasing its financial support for safety-net organizations that serve people experiencing homelessness and others who are vulnerable. The institution is contributing $15 million to 108 nonprofit programs, including Planned Parenthood, and organizations that foster housing...
Hello Monday, we're ready to get you.  Here is your weekly dose of nonprofit events happening in Los Angeles this week. Be sure to check them out, grow your network (read tips about this here) and make the week a great one!    1. Should I Start a Nonprofit?  This event, held by the Mockingbird Incubator is an excellent opportunity if you're interested in starting your own nonprofit. Alternatively, it could...
In suicide prevention literature, “gatekeepers” are  community members  who may be able to offer help when someone expresses suicidal thoughts. It’s a loose designation, but it generally includes teachers, parents, coaches, and older coworkers—anyone with some form of authority and ability to intervene when they see something troubling.  Could this now be a role for Google. In May, Google ...
Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., recently signed California’s 2019-20 state budget, which  allocates  $2.1 million for the Claremont-Pomona Locally Grown Power solar initiative. Claremont-Pomona Locally Grown Power is a California-based 501(c)(3) non-profit, social enterprise, creating the model for the first ever, non-profit solar panel assembly factory in the world designed to be replicated in any city.  The funding...
The Music Center today announced it will re-open The Music Center Plaza with a civic ceremony on August 28, 2019 and free public festivities throughout Labor Day weekend (from Friday, August 30-Sunday, September 1, 2019) following a 20-month $41 million renovation of the expansive outdoor space.   The 53-year-old Plaza has been updated into an accessible, welcoming outdoor urban space as a "plaza for all" to enjoy. Serving as a...