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12 Nov 2018

Advancing Advocacy: Community Foundation & Health Funder Strategy Session

November 12, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Policy changes, or even the rumor of them, can happen quickly causing many in our communities to dramatically alter their behavior in ways that negatively impact their health and wellness. Health funders are increasingly interested in supporting...
08 Nov 2018

Arts Education Policy Update: Successes, Challenges, the Fight Ahead

November 8, 2018 -
10:30am to 11:45am
Northern California Grantmakers
Arts education has enjoyed some key policy wins in recent years, among them formal recognition that federal Title I funds may be used to support arts education, passage of legislation that created teaching credentials in dance and theater in...
08 Nov 2018

Arts Loan Fund Meeting 11/8/18

November 8, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
NCG's Arts Loan Fund (ALF) Steering Committee is comprised of a diverse range of Bay Area funders, who are committed to the Arts. The committee convenes every four weeks to discuss issues impacting the Arts in Northern California and to review loan...
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25 Oct 2018

A Conversation with Mayor Michael Tubbs & Lateefah Simon

October 25, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Mayor Michael Tubbs was elected in 2016 in a landslide victory with 70% of the vote. Since being elected at the age of 26, the youngest mayor in the history of a mid-size American city, he has raised the visibility of Stockton in the California here...
23 Oct 2018

Increasing Housing Stability in the Bay: An Invitation to Philanthropy

October 23, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Home. It’s the root our lives grow from. Our health, ability to find and keep a job, success at school, and connection to our communities is dependent on having stable housing. Yet across the Bay Area, finding and keeping a home has slipped out of...
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22 Oct 2018

One Part Resilience, Two Parts Grit: The Wildfires One Year Later.

October 22, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
It was just last October that a firestorm erupted across the North Bay in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, and Mendocino Counties. The most destructive in California history, the fires took lives, homes and livelihoods. While these communities are on the path to...
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17 Oct 2018

Capacity Building Support at Scale + Happy Hour

October 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) and Grove Foundation have partnered to provide nonprofits with high quality capacity building support at scale. Working with Catchafire, SVCF, and Grove grantees are using the power of technology to...
11 Oct 2018

Stockton Reinvention Tour Webinar | Economic Empowerment: Basic Income Demonstration & Workforce Access

October 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
On June 1 st , representatives of 26 philanthropic institutions had the opportunity to experience how Stockton is reinventing itself through a full-day funders convening and Reinvention Tour in Stockton . Participants had the...
05 Oct 2018

NCG Book Club | The Lime Twig by John Hawkes

October 5, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of The Lime Twig by John Hawkes. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
04 Oct 2018

Collective Impact: From Common Goals to Uncommon Results

October 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Collective Impact is one of those buzzwords that you often hear in our sector. Since the publication of the article Collective Impact in the winter 2011 edition of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, this framework for successful cross-sector...
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