This gathering convened by California Community Foundation, Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, Southern California Grantmakers, & Youth Philanthropy Connect, was designed to develop, enhance, and catalyze youth & next gen philanthropy in our region and among participants. Attendees ranged greatly in experience, from those already deeply engaged in grantmaking to those just looking to get started! YPC was excited to provide this event for participants to connect, share experiences, and learn together! 
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Alex Rooney

The Community Foundation
Desert Hot Springs, CA
Alex Rooney is a member of the Youth Philanthropy Connect Leadership Team. She is a three-year member and this year’s president of The Community Foundation Youth Grantmakers of the Coachella Valley. Through the Youth Grantmakers Program, Alex has learned about philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, and the grant process- from reading proposals to choosing which proposals to fund. As president, Alex is sharing her knowledge with others while building her leadership skills. Alex is a senior at Xavier College Preparatory High School and plans to attend San Diego State University in the fall.