Community Foundation

05 Jun 2018

Crafting the Grant for the Long-term

June 5, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What does it take for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving? And, what kind of support can funders provide to meaningfully shift the trajectory of an organization? To most effectively deploy the rights types of grants (capacity, operating,...
01 Jun 2018

Why Is Everyone Talking about Stockton? A Reinvention Tour with Mayor Michael Tubbs

June 1, 2018 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
University Waterfront Hotel
The City of Stockton, California, has experienced a sea change around the new confluence of community leadership, innovation, and political will to address what many thought were intractable issues. Please join us for a full-day funders convening...
23 May 2018

Advancing Economic Opportunity for Immigrants & Refugees

May 23, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation San Mateo Conference C
Across the country, immigrants and refugees serve as a catalyst for community revitalization and an engine of economic growth. While newcomers possess an entrepreneurial spirit, they often have limited access to asset building products and services...
23 May 2018

Walking the Talk—Putting Values-Based Grantmaking Into Practice

May 23, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
All grantmakers have values—whether they are explicitly stated or implicitly present—that motivate and inform their work. However, those core values often aren’t reflected in grantmaking practices—how grants actually get made. This persists despite...
15 May 2018

Bay Area Health Funders Group & BARHII- Joint Program on Immigrant Well-Being

May 15, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Our next Bay Area Health Funders Group meeting will be held in partnership with the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative to continue our conversation on supporting the needs of immigrant communities in our current political climate.
14 May 2018

Democracy, Digital Disinformation and Hacking: Securing Election Integrity for the Midterms and Beyond

May 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
State and federal officials readily acknowledge that the shadows that hung over the 2016 vote have not cleared. These include attempts to interfere with state voting systems, dissemination of misinformation through social media platforms and using...
08 May 2018

Recovery for All? A Funder Conversation on Post-Disaster Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in Sonoma and Napa counties

May 8, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Napa Valley Community Foundation
How can philanthropy support the immediate and long-term needs of vulnerable Sonoma and Napa workers—including many undocumented immigrants—who are faced with dire unemployment challenges, while meeting the hiring needs of local employers? This...
03 May 2018

Resources for Financial Resilience: Human and Financial Capital

May 3, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
A nonprofit with adequate financial resources not only raises enough revenue to cover core operating expenses, but also maintains funds in reserve to buffer the organization against future uncertainty. In this session, we will explore the importance...
26 Apr 2018

Don’t Mess Around With Mr. In Between: How to Accentuate the Positive for Narrative Change

April 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Words are powerful, they can build and uplift, but also deflate and tear down. Some believe philanthropy can do more to help shape narratives into positive, affirming stories about our communities. At this program, panelists will talk about what it...
24 Apr 2018

More Than Tech: A Workforce Approach Towards Inclusion for Young Adults

April 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The tech industry has generated unprecedented wealth in the Bay Area but many residents aren’t benefiting from the boom. Instead, they are being pushed out of the region altogether. Not only do some communities of color lack access to the tech...

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