VNR Platform for Valley Nonprofits

Created and operated by Valley Nonprofit Resources
California State University Northridge

Links and Data Sources

These links and data sources all are for the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, or the State of California.

Advancement Project

AP supports leadership and advocacy services for the nonprofit sector, and operates the Healthy City Project (includes a geo-map with information about many organizations and activities in Los Angeles).

www.advancementproject.org

California Association of Nonprofits

CalNonprofits is a membership organization for more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations in California, and recently released its Causes Count report on the economic impact of the nonprofit sector.

www.calnonprofits.org

California Community Foundation

CCF is a major funder of the nonprofit sector in Southern California, and has available on its website a report with many useful statistics about the coming transfer of wealth in the region.

www.calfund.org

Center for Geographical Studies, California State University Northridge

CGS promotes use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology in education and research at California State University Northridge, the larger southern California community, and the state of California.

http://www.csun.edu/center-for-geographical-studies

Center for Southern California Studies, California State University Northridge

CSCS provides research, education, and service on public policy issues facing Southern California.

www.csun.edu/center-for-southern-california-studies

Center on Philanthropy and Public Policy, University of Southern California

CPPP promotes more effective philanthropy and strengthens the nonprofit sector through research that informs philanthropic decision making and public policy to advance problem solving.

http://cppp.usc.edu

Community Foundation of the Valleys

CFV offers Donor Advised Funds for philanthropists in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, and provides leadership in philanthropy for this geographic region.

https://cfvalleys.org

HistoricPlacesLA

HPLA is an online system to inventory, map and help protect the City of Los Angeles’ significant historic resources (architecturally significant buildings, places of social importance, historic districts, bridges, parks, and streetscapes).

http://historicplacesla.org/

Institute for Community Health & Well-Being, California State University Northridge

ICHW supports Valley nonprofits in health and wellness, including a map of service agencies in Canoga Park and a services map on autism.

www.csun.edu/wellbeing

San Gabriel Valley Consortium on Homelessness

SGVC provides information, including an interactive map and a partners database (click on "Resource" and then on "Resource Directory), about and for organizations serving homeless people in the San Gabriel Valley (SPA 3) and throughout Los Angeles County.  

www.sgvc.org

Southern California Grantmakers

SCG is where Southern California funders come together to learn, connect, and take action for greater impact. Programs and membership are open only to grantmakers (foundations, corporations and individual donors) and philanthropic consultants who are located in and/or fund in the Southern California region. Website includes a member directory.

www.socalgrantmakers.org

211 LA County

211 LA County is a nonprofit organization that provides access to comprehensive health and social services through a searchable database, as well as disaster support and other services for LA County residents.

www.211la.org

Valley Care Community Consortium

VCCC is a networking organization of more than 300 health service providers in the San Fernando Valley, and works with selected Valley health care agencies which are required to produce a Triennial report on service needs in the Valley (partner reports are available for download on the VCCC website).

www.valleyccc.org

Valley Economic Alliance

VEA is a private, nonprofit economic development and marketing collaborative made up of private and public investors organized for the purpose of growing and sustaining the economic base of the San Fernando Valley, and improving the quality of life in the Valley region.

www.thevalley.net

Valley Economic Development Center

VEDC provides services to small and medium sized business owners, entrepreneurs and members of the communities it serves in the Valley.

www.vedc.org