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2021 Grant Applications

2021 Grant Applications – Restricted to Children & Youth Needs The Community Foundation of the Verdugos’ 2021 Grant Cycle is now open . Applications from agencies are restricted to requests specific to the needs of children and youth. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Foundation’s Board … Continue reading

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2021 Foundation Status in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

To ensure that the health of donors, grantees, community-at-large, board members and staff is at the forefront during the continuation of Covid-19 in 2021, the Foundation office remains closed to the public. The CFV continues to monitor Los Angeles County … Continue reading

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CFV Webinar: Importance of Estate Planning & Post-Election Market Outlook

This year has had its challenges and with it has come new perspectives on life and purposeful living. For many, this may have included incorporating more balance between self-care, home and work. Others became more involved in their own communities … Continue reading

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An Urgent Message to our Friends with Donor Advised Funds

Whether you have a donor advised fund (DAF) with the Community Foundation of the Verdugos (CFV) or with any number of financial institutions such as Vanguard, Schwab, Fidelity, etc., time is now urgent for your local support! The CFV COVID-19 Response Fund has been activated by … Continue reading

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An Important Message to Our Community – June 8, 2020

The Community Foundation of the Verdugos (CFV) has been proud to be a part of the philanthropic work in the Verdugo region for almost 65 years. Since Covid-19 turned all of our lives upside-down, the importance of a community foundation … Continue reading

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March 25 Smart-A-Thon Cancelled

To All- It is with great sadness and concern for our community that we CANCEL the Smart-A-Thon 2020 that was set for March 25, 2020.   Because we depend upon The Smart-A-Thon to help raise funds that we give back to … Continue reading

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Laugh your way through crazy fun trivia games and support our community at the 32nd annual smart-a-thon!

32nd Annual Smart-A-Thon Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:30am – 1:30pm USC Verdugo Hills Hospital 4th Floor Council Rooms 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale Enter to win the Pot ‘O Gold & Drawing!! 2 non-profit organizations will win $500 each! 1 non-profit … Continue reading

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New 2020 Scholarship Applications Online

Deadline to apply with all supporting documents is March 2, 2020. Students seeking scholarships from the Community Foundation of the Verdugos (CFV) can review available awards and requirements by going to www.cfverdugos.org/how-to-apply-for-scholarships/ .  Scholarship applications will only be accepted online and … Continue reading

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Starfish and Resilience? They are closer than you think!

For those who attended the Community Foundation of the Verdugos’ annual meeting, “One Starfish – Countless Ripples … Resilience!”, they surprisingly learned that when a starfish is cut in half, or loses a limb, everything grows back.  Now that’s resilience … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday 2018

For many, giving to a worthy cause is not limited to just one day a year. Giving Tuesday, however, has now grown along with the frenzy of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday to provide a reminder that … Continue reading

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