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10 Dec 2019

Funding Hate: A Philanthropist’s Guide to Prevention

December 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Philanthropy supports community and policy partners to change hearts and minds and improve quality of life. The solutions funded can be as diverse as the people innovating them, so a critical step in grantmaking is gaining an understanding of the...
18 Nov 2019

What’s on the Horizon for Health Equity in 2020?

November 18, 2019 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
2019 has been a year of progress in the pursuit of health equity for Californians. We started off with Governor Newsom’s bold vision for the state rooted in a commitment to a “California for All,” and the final state budget included major wins for...
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23 Oct 2019

“It’s Not Going to Support My Children” Results from the San Francisco Child Support Debt Relief Pilot

October 23, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Every year, hundreds of thousands of California children living in poverty do not receive all of the child support payments made by their parents. Current California law requires that low-income families who receive public benefits only receive the...
08 Oct 2019

#MoreThanMoney: The Role of Funders in Addressing Ableism

October 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Ed Roberts Campus
Ableism: a social attitude that having a disability makes someone a less valued member of society. It assumes that the ways able–bodied people live are the best ways to live. In addition to grantmaking, advocacy funders play a...
03 Oct 2019

Foundation Endowments…Activate!: Aligning Investment Strategy with Social Justice Values

October 3, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In-person attendance for this event is now at capacity. Please join us via webinar by registering on Zoom. Given the scale of social, economic and environmental crises our communities are facing, it is hopeful to see foundations...
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25 Sep 2019

From Gender Norms to Gender Justice: Knowledge and Practice

September 25, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
What are gender norms and what does the philanthropy sector need to know to make an impact in grantmaking? Join Northern California Grantmakers, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Applied Materials for an interactive presentation by Riki...
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24 Sep 2019

From Me to We: Applying the Race Class Narrative to Persuade the Middle and Mobilize the Base

September 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The California Endowment
How do we move a cross-racial set of voters toward believing in and fighting for racial and economic justice? How can narrative change bring us closer to advancing shared opportunity and prosperity for all Californians? Nationally-recognized...
17 Sep 2019

Investing in Our Future: How California is Fighting Against Childhood Poverty and What Still Needs to be Done

September 17, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
James Irvine Foundation
Despite being one of the most progressive states in the Union, California has the highest childhood poverty rate in Country. In fact 20% of California children live in poverty, impacting almost 2 million children with 450,000 of those children...
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12 Sep 2019

Belonging in Practice: How to Be Antiracist

September 12, 2019 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
UC Berkeley
Borealis Philanthropy, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) are excited to invite you to a special afternoon with Ibram X. Kendi, one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist...
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11 Sep 2019

POSTPONED | The Opposite of Hate: Arab, Jewish, and Black Leaders Respond to Increased Violence

September 11, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
This event has been postponed. We appreciate your interest in our Opposite of Hate program. We are re-scheduling this session. Please stay tuned for an update coming soon. Hate crimes are on the rise nationally and Northern...


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