Virtual Lunch & Learns

VCCF Donors, Board Members, Nonprofit Community

Hear from local nonprofits about the transformative work happening in our community, joined by like-minded community members and donors at VCCF’s monthly Virtual Donor Lunch & Learns. These informational calls started in the beginning of COVID-19 to better understand the needs of Ventura County’s nonprofits and are free to attend!

Register for upcoming VCCF Virtual Donor Lunch & Learns by using the links in the calendar below or view recordings and presentations from past sessions by using the links in the calendar or at

For more information, please contact Calleen Pardinas at and (805) 330-6987.

Nonprofit Highlights/ Issue Area
VCCF Update
Meeting Materials
April 22, 2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Women’s Economic Venture
COVID-19 Response Update
View Presentation
May 6, 2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Disaster Preparedness (Presentation with Red Cross)
VCCF Scholarship Season Update/ Vaccine Outreach Update
View Recording
June 10, 2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Ventura County Botanic Gardens and Los Padres Forestwatch
VCCF Environmental Listening Tour Results
View Recording
August 19, 2021 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
VCCF Scholarship Program
Update on Complete Reach Committee and Vaccine Outreach
View Scholarship Presentation
September 9, 2021 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Family Justice Center and Housing Pilot Program Update
Next steps for Housing Pilot Program
View Recording
October 21, 2021
NOON – 1:00 P.M.
Turning Point Foundation
VCCF Fiscal 2022 Strategy & Key Indicators
December 9, 2021
noon – 1:00 p.m.
Canterbury Consulting: Financial Markets
The Year Ahead
VCCF Portfolio Review
View Presentation
January 20, 2022 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Santa Monica Mountain Fund and the National Park Service
Update on VCCF Animal Welfare Taskforce
View Recording
March 17, 2022 Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Community Action of Ventura County and FoodShare
Recap of Transfer of Wealth Workshop
View Recording
April 28, 2022
noon – 1:00 p.m.
MESA, Homeless Youth and Transitional Housing
Tiny Home Pilot Project
View Recording
June 16, 2022
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker Supervisor Linda Parks on Growing Works
VCCF Environmental Initiative
View Recording
July 28, 2022
Noon – 1:00 P.M.
Canterbury Consulting: Financial Markets
VCCF Portfolio Review
Register HERE
August 18, 2022
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Make-A-Wish Foundation and St. John’s Healthcare Foundation
VCCF Caregiving Initiative Update
Register HERE

Quarterly Workshops

Available to all VCCF Donor-Clients

VCCF quarterly workshops are available to all VCCF donor-clients lead by VCCF team members on a variety of topics to help guide your philanthropic journey.  Register for upcoming workshops or view past presentations by using the links in the calendar below.

Target Audience
Quarter 1
Quarter 2
Quarter 3
Quarter 4
VCCF Donors, Private
Foundations, and Supporting Staff
Nonprofit Financial Analysis
January 13, 2022
Noon- 1:00 p.m.
Click HERE to view recording
Conducting Site Visits & Great Questions to Ask
September 8, 2022
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Competitive Grantmaking
November 10, 2022
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Transfer of Wealth in Ventura County
March 3, 2022
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Click HERE to view recording
State of the Ventura County Community Foundation: Philanthropic Consulting Office & Community Leadership
September 29, 2022
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

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