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A Series on Risk, Change, and the Year Ahead: A Conversation with Larry Kramer

Release Date: 
02/06/2020
I asked five foundation executives—private, public, family, tech, small and large—if they’ve taken any special measures to ready themselves for the year ahead. In our second installment, we hear from Larry Kramer, President of the William and Flora...
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Global Chase Bank Team takes on Bay Area’s Nonprofit Displacement Challenge

Release Date: 
11/07/2019
What do you get when you set four top-performing bankers from Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, and San Francisco on a three-week sprint to map the next leg of the Bay Area’s efforts to secure space for its prized nonprofits? A welcome strategy for...
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Why We've Stopped Saying 'Natural Disaster': Taking Action

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Release Date: 
08/29/2019
There’s nothing natural about the suffering that follows disasters because it doesn’t have to be that way. Philanthropy can proactively invest in hazard mitigation and preparedness efforts to lessen the impacts of disasters.
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Why We’ve Stopped Saying ‘Natural Disaster’ and You Should Too

Release Date: 
08/01/2019
Not so long ago, I used the term "natural disaster" in a manuscript for a publication. My PhD supervisor shot back, “There's nothing natural about disasters.” Decades of hazard research and our frontline communities are concluding the same thing:...
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CEO Message | Advancing Racial Equity: Our Journey Continues

Release Date: 
06/13/2019
When we announced a few years ago that NCG would be taking up racial equity as a central part of our work we received praise, and we also encountered some skepticism. Many cautioned us that everyone seemed to be “getting into equity” and that we’d...

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