Mark Ridley-Thomas

California Community Foundation pledges $1 billion to L.A. County nonprofits

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the California Community Foundation is pledging $1 billion to Los Angeles County's nonprofit organizations over the next decade.  The funding announcement follows a survey that found L.A. County residents want to be involved in their communities but believe they don't have enough time or knowledge to help. In the USC Dornsife/California Community Foundation/Los Angeles Times poll, 49% of respondents said they were too busy or didn't have enough time to be involved; 39% said they weren't sure how to help.  "Our commitment to L.A. County is very strong," said Antonia Hernandez, president and chief...