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30 Jul 2019

Reimagining the Council on Foundations: A Visioning Session with Kathleen Enright

July 30, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
What is the highest and best role for philanthropy? And how can the Council on Foundations support its members and the field to be a strong and trusted partner in advancing the common good? You are invited to join Kathleen Enright, president and CEO...
10 Jun 2019

Giving Done Right: A Fireside Chat with Phil Buchanan and Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

June 10, 2019 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Google Community Space
In his new book, Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count , Phil Buchanan argues that, after years of rampant bad advice for donors from consultants, business school faculty, and other so-called experts – much of it...
26 Jun 2018

Being the Change: Foundations Transforming for Greater Impact

June 26, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Today, many foundations are re-examining the role they can play in addressing societies more challenging problems. As foundations embrace ever more ambitious and complex approaches for creating social change, they are taking an intentional approach...
21 Jun 2018

Get a Beer and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day (GBUNPD)

June 21, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Natoma Cabana
Please join EPIP, the Foundation Center, Northern California Grantmakers, the Whitman Institute, and YCore for a happy hour to celebrate Get a BEER* and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day (GBUNPD). This new national holiday is the brainchild of Vu Le...
18 Jun 2018

Philanthropy and the #MeToo Movement

June 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have set change in motion across American society, from popular culture to the halls of Congress. But is philanthropy listening? And is philanthropy part of the problem? At the root of the sexual violence #MeToo...
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...
22 May 2018

Disaster Relief 2.0 | Legal Services Funders Network

May 22, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What happens after phase one of disaster relief? What can we do to improve recovery efforts after the next natural disaster? What does the timeline look like for disaster recovery and where are things at now, nearly 7 months after the Northern...
29 Mar 2018

NCG Book Club | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

March 29, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
20 Mar 2018

Toward Greater Impact: Building Stronger Funder-Nonprofit Relationships

March 20, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Conference Center
Join the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), Northern California Grantmakers , and peer leaders at foundations throughout the Bay Area for a data-driven discussion of what it takes to build strong funder-grantee relationships. At the convening...
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07 Mar 2018

Full Cost Project 90-Minute Workshop: Understanding Full Cost

March 7, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Nonprofit Finance Fund will lead this 90-minute briefing geared toward foundation trustees and board members, as well as individual philanthropists, will set a clear understanding of the importance full cost plays in achieving sector outcomes. The...

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