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12 Feb 2015

Paying It Forward? The 2015/2016 California Budget Review

February 12, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northen California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our annual look at the state’s budget with the California Budget Project and its Executive Director, Chris Hoene. Chris will provide a high-level analysis of the Governor's 2015-16 proposed Budget—it’s social and economic context...
21 Jan 2015

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: A Conversation and Celebration with New and Former CEOs

January 21, 2015 -
3:00pm to 6:30pm
Public Policy Institute of California
More than a dozen philanthropic institutions in the Bay Area have experienced leadership transitions within the last several years, an unprecedented occurrence. Join us for this lively discussion with new and former CEO’s about leadership, change,...
16 Dec 2014

California Policy Forum Webinar: Local Control Funding Formula Implementation Updates and Opportunities

December 16, 2014 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
The LCFF is the most significant school reform California has seen in decades. In this webinar, we’ll hear updates on state-wide implementation and review the Student Need Index, used in districts across California to identify the students with the...
02 Dec 2014

California’s Tomorrow: A Framework for Improving the Lives of Young Males of Color

December 2, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
San Francisco Foundation
Young men and boys of color are among the fastest-growing segments of our state’s population, representing almost three quarters of all males under age 18 in California. Recently several member foundations have refined a way to think about and...
05 Nov 2014

Design for Impact: Accelerating Sustainable Mobility for Cities

November 5, 2014 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
IDEO San Francisco Office
This design-thinking workshop will bring together EMBARQ and the most forward-thinking philanthropists, foundation leaders and corporate executives for hands-on sessions where they can help prioritize the challenges to tackle in urban mobility, and...
21 Oct 2014

Beyond the Grant: Building Capacity of Your Nonprofit Grantees Through Pro-Bono Services

October 21, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
How can foundations use pro-bono services to support their grantees with communications strategies, information technology, board and executive leadership development, or any other number of nonprofit capacity and organizational challenges? As part...
25 Sep 2014

Retrofitting Movements: Supporting Nonprofit Leaders in a Networked World

September 25, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In this interactive session, learn how funders can partner with pioneering nonprofit leaders to embrace technology and breakthrough forms of collaboration.

Update on the California Children’s Trust

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At the first meeting of the Funder Network on Trauma and Resilience on March 14, 2018, Alex Briscoe presented a fledgling model for reimagining California’s behavioral health system for children. Since then, the California Children’s Trust (the Trust) was formed as a fiscally sponsored project of New Venture Fund with initial funding from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, Genentech, McKenzie Foundation and Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. The Trust is intended as a three-year initiative to build a broad-based coalition that advances a fundamentally different...

Resources from Building Financial Security for Bay Area Families: New Data, Partnerships and Solutions

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While only 10% of households across the Bay Area are living in poverty, over three times more are financially vulnerable. Brand new data from CFED in partnership with Citi Community Development reveals that 35% of households in the Bay Area are liquid asset poor—they do not have enough savings to live above the poverty level for just three months should they lose a job, have a health emergency, or suffer another disruption in income. Those living in asset poverty lack a financial cushion and are unable to invest in their futures. They can’t save for education, homeownership, or retirement—...


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