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17 Apr 2014

New Grantmakers Institute: Essential Skills & Strategies

April 17, 2014 (All day) to April 18, 2014 (All day)
California Bar Foundation
In this two-day highly interactive workshop participants have the opportunity to engage with their peers around opportunities and challenges of grantmaking work.

Resources from A Case of Uncertainty: The 2017 California State Budget

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This year’s the Governor’s proposed budget presents a significantly different tone than those of the last few years. It reflects lower revenues, a $1.6 billion projected shortfall, an expected economic downturn and deep uncertainty about what the federal government will do regarding the Affordable Care Act(ACA) and other federal programs. In fact, the proposal is based on current federal policy and doesn’t account for possible cuts to the estimated $20 billion or more that California relies on for health insurance subsidies and expanded Medi-Cal coverage.

The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy

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Why are Silicon Valley community-based organizations struggling to meet demand in one of the wealthiest and most sophisticated regions in the world? Why aren’t more Silicon Valley philanthropists directing their dollars toward local organizations and issues—in addition to national or global causes—and why hasn’t more entrepreneurial ingenuity been harnessed to solve local problems? What is the cause of these disconnects, and how might we help bring these two groups together in service of shared community?

Resources from New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century

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If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program, New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century , helps build your framework for best practices for ethical and effective grantmaking, and helps you place yourself within this ecosystem you are a part of.

The Real Cost Project: Increasing the Impact of Philanthropy in California

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Around the country, as well as across the State of California, grantmakers are examining their funding practices and looking to develop new approaches to better support the communities they serve. Recently, numerous grantmakers have begun exploring what it would take to fund the real costs of the organizations they support – that is all of the necessary investments for a nonprofit organization to deliver on mission and to be sustainable over the long term. Building off of this interest, Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers launched a joint...

Resources from 2015 New Grantmakers Institute: Essential Skills & Strategies

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For new grantmakers it is essential to hit the ground running by equipping themselves with the tools and best practices for making sound funding recommendations. The New Grantmakers Institute is a cost-effective, local option that develops important skills, helps build lasting peer relationships with other grantmakers in our community, and cultivates the ability to ask critical questions of ourselves and others about our role as change-makers in our communities.


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