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15 Mar 2018

The Long and the Short of It: A New Model to Strengthen the Region

March 15, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Autodesk Gallery
The Bay Area’s ingenuity is being put to test by the need to simultaneously tackle challenges that impact communities now and those that are surfacing more slowly but no less urgently. A new model of multi-benefit solutions holds promise to address...
29 Jan 2018

NCG Book Club | White Noise by Don DeLillo

January 29, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of White Noise by Don DeLillo. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
24 Jan 2018

Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

January 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
In San Francisco and Alameda counties an estimated 27,000 youth are disconnected from work and school; 10,000 are homeless or live in unstable housing; and 16,000 people have been incarcerated and are reentering the community. Like the millions of...
06 Dec 2017

Death Over Dinner

December 6, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Rosa Mexicano
How we want to die represents the most important and costly conversation America isn’t having. In 2018, NCG will be convening a series of conversations and learning opportunities for funders interested in exploring the opportunity to engage and...
18 Oct 2017

Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications: Will California lose a congressional seat? Will billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP, and Medicare resources be left on the table? A fair and accurate Census...
04 Oct 2017

Building Community Power: Democracy at the Local Level

October 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
At a time when many are looking for bright spots when it comes to democracy, this session will introduce funders to new efforts in California to reimagine democracy at the local level. These new tools for community power and democracy are broadening...
06 Sep 2017

NCG Book Club | Discussion of The Green Road by Anne Enright

September 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of The Green Road by Anne Enright. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
22 Aug 2017

Proof Positive: Where Next for Whole Person Care?

August 22, 2017 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California takes pride in testing new ideas that even the odds for people who have it the hardest. While the fight over the Affordable Care Act rages in Washington, California is testing new ways to care for the most vulnerable. The results may...
08 Jun 2017

Peninsula Philanthropy Network Happy Hour

June 8, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
CRU
Kick off your summer with a Peninsula Philanthropy Network Happy Hour on June 8 th at Cru in Redwood City! We will be joined by a special guest, Don Horsley, Board President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, who will share his...
10 Mar 2017

Health Funding: Is There More We Can Do Together?

March 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us at the next Bay Area Health Funders Group program for a discussion led by CEO of Better Health East Bay and the BAHFG Chair, Jim Hickman . He will moderate the discussion with speakers joining us from prominent health...

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