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Cohort 8 - Already Halfway There!

Posted by HALO Award on August 1, 2019 at 4:40 PM

It’s hard to believe that Cohort 8 is already halfway through their HALO Award program year! Last week the cohort of seven Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations met for their second of four Peer Learning Sessions. At these Sessions key volunteer program and organization staff address specific volunteer program challenges and opportunities, participate in facilitated discussion led by Blue Garnet, and develop a volunteer management...

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Thank you to the 2019 HALO Award Applicants!

Posted by HALO Award on July 18, 2019 at 2:45 PM

Last week The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation received a total of 47 HALO Award applications, of which 23 are new applicants and 24 are returning applicants, all hoping for support to strengthen their current volunteer programs in order to build their organizational capacity.


Thank you to this year...

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Celebrating the Hearts of Volunteers

Posted by HALO Award on February 21, 2019 at 4:50 PM

On Valentine’s Day, The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation celebrated the 2018 HALO Award winners with a luncheon at the beautiful Marion Davies Guest House in Santa Monica. It was a perfect day to honor the love, dedication and hearts of the volunteer awardees, while also welcoming 7 new organizations to the HALO Award family including: A Place Called Home, EnCorps, Inc.,

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Cohort 7's Final Peer Learning Session

Posted by HALO Award on January 31, 2019 at 3:30 PM

On January 23rd the 2017 HALO Award winners met for the last time as Cohort 7 at The California Wellness Foundation in Downtown Los Angeles. The final Peer Learning Session is always a bittersweet day as organizations reflect on key learnings and areas of growth, while also preparing for continuing the momentum of their work post-HALO.


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Welcoming Back a Familiar Face at Peer Learning Session 3

Posted by HALO Award on November 30, 2018 at 6:15 PM

Earlier this month Cohort 7 met for their third Peer Learning Session at The California Wellness Foundation in Downtown Los Angeles. Since the group is well into the development of their volunteer management plans, Blue Garnet led a focused discussion on “risk management” as it relates to implementing their plans...

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Volunteer Spotlight Series: Elizabeth House

Posted by HALO Award on September 20, 2018 at 1:30 PM


Kate Rhymer, Volunteer Awardee (left) & Debbie Unruh, Executive Director (right)


Please give a brief explanation of what you do at Elizabeth House?

Before the onboard of Elizabeth House’s new Volunteer Coordinator, my wor...

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Cohort 7 Meets Again!

Posted by HALO Award on September 1, 2018 at 12:45 AM

Last week, Cohort 7 came together for their second Peer Learning Session at The California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities. This session focused on refining volunteer management plans and participating in Spotlight Cases from Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) and Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Both organizations presented a “spotlight” on a specific issue or challenge in their volunteer programs and then received feedback and suggestions from their peers to address th...

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2018 HALO Award Applicant Snapshot

Posted by HALO Award on August 2, 2018 at 5:50 PM

The 2018 HALO Award RFP was released on June 7th, eligible to nonprofits in and serving Los Angeles County. On July 12th, The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation received a total of 40 applications, of which 21 are new applicants and 19 are returning applicants, all hoping for support to build and/or strengthen their current volunteer programs.

Thank you to all the organizations who applied for and those who forwarded it across...

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First Ever HALO Award Alumni Convening

Posted by HALO Award on July 13, 2018 at 4:10 PM

The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation hosted the first cross cohort gathering of all HALO Award recipients at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on April 19th. The HALO Award Alumni Convening brought National Volunteer Week to a close with a memorable day focused on building connections with past and current HALO Award recipients, celebrating the successes of HALO Awardees and their volunteer programs, and providing new opportunities for capacity building support.

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Volunteer Spotlight Series: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Posted by HALO Award on July 2, 2018 at 5:10 PM


Cindy Walkenbach, Volunteer Awardee, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden


Please give a brief explanation of what you do at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden.

I’m President of the two hundred-member RSABG Volunteer Organization and a member of the GardenR...

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