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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...
21 May 2019

How Strong Is My Corporate Citizenship Portfolio? How to Align Programs and Maximize Impact

May 21, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Companies dedicate numerous resources to identify issues that are important to their stakeholders, but many companies develop program portfolios that don’t meet their expectations or fully support the goals of the company. In many cases, community...
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30 Jan 2019

A Grantmaking New Year’s Resolution: A Values-Based Grantmaking Practice

January 30, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Values-aligned grantmaking is becoming every day parlance in our field, with good reason: foundation professionals are increasingly conscious of the role they play in social change. Similarly, the challenges we face seem ever more difficult to solve...
24 Oct 2018

Decolonizing Wealth: A Conversation with Edgar Villanueva & Courtney E. Martin

October 24, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Google Community Space
On October 24th, we invite you to a special Decolonizing Wealth book event featuring an in-depth conversation between Villanueva and Award-Winning Journalist Courtney E. Martin about the book and how institutions that control access to money can...
11 Oct 2018

Stockton Reinvention Tour Webinar | Economic Empowerment: Basic Income Demonstration & Workforce Access

October 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
On June 1 st , representatives of 26 philanthropic institutions had the opportunity to experience how Stockton is reinventing itself through a full-day funders convening and Reinvention Tour in Stockton . Participants had the...
05 Oct 2018

NCG Book Club | The Lime Twig by John Hawkes

October 5, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of The Lime Twig by John Hawkes. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
05 Sep 2018

Golden State Learning Series 2018

September 5, 2018 - 10:00am to November 6, 2018 - 11:30am
Virtual
The Golden State Learning Series is back and applications open on June 18 (and close on July 23!). This highly-interactive, six-session cohort based online learning series gives California grantmakers the opportunity to learn from...
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...
20 Jun 2018

Exploring Organizational Capacity and Health: A Guide to Assessment Tools

June 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Webinar
Nonprofits have something important in common: the need to be a healthy organization to effectively provide services, assess community needs, and adapt to emerging trends. So… how can you gauge whether an organization is healthy? Organizational...

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