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Perspectives

Paying Nonprofits Fairly: Q&A with Dr. Va Lecia Adams Kellum

At the Weingart Foundation, we are committed to supporting efforts to ensure that nonprofits are fully reimbursed for their costs for services that public agencies contract them to provide. Vera de Vera, Program Director, spoke with Dr. Va Lecia Adams Kellum, President & C.E.O. of St. Joseph Center, who shares her perspective on improving the contracting and reimbursement systems between local governments and nonprofits.

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Clarity from Crisis: An Equitable Recovery is the Only Recovery

The American Rescue Plan Act signed in March directs $151 billion to California. These funds will play a critical role in our state’s recovery from the pandemic and recession—and in ensuring future prosperity. Monica Lozano, President and C.E.O. of College Futures Foundation, and Miguel A. Santana, President & C.E.O. of the Weingart Foundation, shared their insights on this issue.

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Q&A With Two 2019 John W. Mack Movement Building Fellows

The inaugural cohort of the John W. Mack Movement Building Fellows participated in their last convening in early December 2020. The Weingart Foundation had the opportunity to ask Fellows Janel Bailey and Cheyenne Reynoso what they would want share with others about their experience as a John W. Mack Fellow. Here’s what they had to say.

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Leading Boldly: A Generation of Change at the Weingart Foundation

Fred Ali, former President and C.E.O. of the Weingart Foundation and Monica Lozano, Weingart Foundation Board Member, joined Jim Ferris, Director of the U.S.C. Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy for a conversation on the changes that have unfolded at the Foundation over the last two decades.

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Unrestricted Operating Support: Q&A with Joyce Ybarra, Director of Learning

At the Weingart Foundation, we consistently hear from nonprofits that unrestricted support is vital to achieving their missions. In order to deepen our understanding of the impact of our Unrestricted Operating Support grantmaking, we developed a series of case profiles that detail the work. Joyce Ybarra, Director of Learning, highlighted her main takeaways from this research.

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