The Center is the premier venue for high-level discourse on philanthropy in southern California, bringing philanthropically minded individuals together to share experiences, to learn from each other, and to inspire one another to greater heights.

Distinguished Speakers Series

The Distinguished Speakers Series provides a venue for leaders from different vantage points – policymakers, foundation executives, and philanthropists – to share their views on philanthropy and public policy, stimulating a conversation about the changes occurring in philanthropy and the implications for public problem solving.


Conversations on Philanthropy

The Conversations on Philanthropy Series brings together key thinkers and decision makers from philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, government, business and the academic community an an intimate discussion to consider the role of philanthropy in addressing specific challenges facing our communities.