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Announcing our Special Guest and Closing Plenary | NCG's 2016 Annual Conference

Release Date: 
05/09/2016
What do the rise of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump tell us about voter attitudes regarding our political system in the United States? Join us for our closing plenary with interactive live polling and a special guest and tribute.
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No One is Too Old or Too Young to Make a Difference: My Clinton Global Initiative Experience

Release Date: 
04/04/2016
Yali Lincroft, Program Officer for the Walter S. Johnson Foundation attended this past weekend's Clinton Global Initiative in Berkeley, CA. Today, The Chronicle of Social Change published her piece on the experience. Find out what she learned and...
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Know a Great Leader? Nominations for The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards

Release Date: 
03/28/2016
Each year, The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize and support individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to significant state issues. Know a great California leader? Nominate them now!
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A New Generation of Girl Philanthropists Inspires

Release Date: 
03/14/2016
On Friday, Philanthropy News Digest published a piece by NCG Member Surina Khan. As the CEO of the Women's Foundation of California, Surina writes about one of the Foundation's giving circles, a group of high school girls in LA who are emblematic of...
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Access to Justice | Q&A with our Legal Services Funders Network

Release Date: 
03/14/2016
Funders of legal services bring their best thinking on how to use law to better the lives of everyone who’s got it the hardest in the region. NCG provides a home for this thinking. Members of the LSFN steering committee answered questions about...
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Where March Madness Meets Magic

Release Date: 
03/01/2016
It’s time for March Madness. For those of us who follow college basketball, this is the month when we talk endlessly of brackets and spreads and Cinderella stories and dynasties and upsets. We fall in love, we berate, we despair, and we exult–in...
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California Wellness Foundation Announces New VP of Public Affairs

Release Date: 
02/26/2016
In his new position he will oversee the creation of a new Public Affairs Department. This comes after years of executive public relations, marketing and journalism positions.relations, marketing and journalism positions.
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Keep the Passion: De-Stress Your Relationship with Numbers

Release Date: 
02/08/2016
Rare is the program officer whose passion for philanthropy is driven by an innate love of numbers. Yet, gaining fluency in the financials can stave off the grey hairs that come with reviewing non-profits’ spreadsheets for years to come.

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