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Eviction Defense: Perspectives on Nonprofit Displacement Part I

Release Date: 
07/05/2016
Foundation Center West created a tool, Foundation Maps California , to visualize Northern California's philanthropy data. Their series on nonprofit displacement brings together our shared interest in the use of data to better understand philanthropy...
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Where is the Arts Loan Fund Heading?

Release Date: 
05/31/2016
Have you and your grantees heard of the Arts Loan Fund (ALF)? It has been a key part of NCG's history for the past 29 years. Read the Q&A with our own Michelle Bermudez, Manager of Collaborative Philanthropy and the newest ALF leader, Allison...
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Nonprofit Displacement Project | Reports

Release Date: 
03/09/2016
A report of Bay Area nonprofits released today by Northern California Grantmakers, The San Francisco Foundation and partners–shows that most respondents (82%) are concerned about sustaining their work in the face of rising office space costs in the...
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Return to Sender

Release Date: 
02/01/2016
How will nonprofits deliver direct services in our local communities if they can no longer afford the space to do it in? Join one or more of three upcoming briefings to hear the latest data on what’s happening and to talk about what can be done.
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Sustaining San Francisco Artists: The Minnesota Street Project

Release Date: 
10/26/2015
Last year, KQED informed us that our neighborhoods were changing–tech sector demand for real estate is driving up prices, and San Francisco art galleries are being displaced. The Rappaport's are impacting the arts community in a new way.
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Philanthropy and Fire: Where to Help

Release Date: 
09/18/2015
It’s official: 2015 is the worst recorded fire season in history. Wildfires are still raging across California’s drought-parched hills, with thousands displaced and hundreds facing catastrophic losses and the Herculean task of rebuilding. We’ve...
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Struggling to Get By: The Real Cost Measure in California 2015

Release Date: 
07/20/2015
United Ways of California released an NCG member supported report analyzing the challenges families face by living in California.
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Disasters Don’t Care About Your Funding Focus

Release Date: 
10/07/2014
You may not fund disaster preparedness, but that won’t matter when the next big earthquake hits the Bay Area. The fact is, disasters are everyone’s problem when they hit.
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Disaster Philanthropy Playbook

The Disaster Philanthropy Playbook is a compilation of philanthropic strategies, best practices, innovative approaches and lessons learned in order to guide the philanthropic community in responding to future disasters. It is designed as an interactive website which your organization can use to personalize your future disaster strategies.

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