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15 May 2018

Demystifying Nonprofit Capacity Builders: Knowing When and How to Partner with Capacity Building Organizations

May 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Conference Call
In the nonprofit sector, capacity building support can help nonprofits build and strengthen their long-term sustainability and effectiveness. By better understanding the needs of their grantees and the landscape of capacity building resources,...
14 May 2018

Democracy, Digital Disinformation and Hacking: Securing Election Integrity for the Midterms and Beyond

May 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
State and federal officials readily acknowledge that the shadows that hung over the 2016 vote have not cleared. These include attempts to interfere with state voting systems, dissemination of misinformation through social media platforms and using...
10 May 2018

Arts Loan Fund Meeting 5/10/18

May 10, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am
San Francisco Arts Commission
NCG's Arts Loan Fund (ALF) Steering Committee is comprised of a diverse range of Bay Area funders, who are committed to the Arts. The committee convenes every six weeks to discuss issues impacting the Arts in Northern California and to review loan...
08 May 2018

Recovery for All? A Funder Conversation on Post-Disaster Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in Sonoma and Napa Counties

May 8, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Napa Valley Community Foundation
How can philanthropy support the immediate and long-term needs of vulnerable Sonoma and Napa workers—including many undocumented immigrants—who are faced with dire unemployment challenges, while meeting the hiring needs of local employers? This...
03 May 2018

Resources for Financial Resilience: Human and Financial Capital

May 3, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
A nonprofit with adequate financial resources not only raises enough revenue to cover core operating expenses, but also maintains funds in reserve to buffer the organization against future uncertainty. In this session, we will explore the importance...
26 Apr 2018

Don’t Mess Around With Mr. In Between: How to Accentuate the Positive for Narrative Change

April 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Words are powerful, they can build and uplift, but also deflate and tear down. Some believe philanthropy can do more to help shape narratives into positive, affirming stories about our communities. At this program, panelists will talk about what it...
24 Apr 2018

More Than Tech: A Workforce Approach Towards Inclusion for Young Adults

April 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The tech industry has generated unprecedented wealth in the Bay Area but many residents aren’t benefiting from the boom. Instead, they are being pushed out of the region altogether. Not only do some communities of color lack access to the tech...
19 Apr 2018

End of Life: A Theatrical Exploration of Death, Dying, and Suffering

April 19, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Castro Theatre
End of Life presents readings of Sophocles’ ancient Greek plays to spark a community conversation about death, illness, and the challenges faced by patients, families, caregivers, and medical professionals. This unique, participatory event is...
18 Apr 2018

Exploring Racial Inequities in Healthcare at the End of Life

April 18, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
GLIDE Memorial Church
Finding Humanity at End of Life: Two Provocative Evenings with Pastor Corey Kennard and Dr. Jessica Zitter This two-part mini series explores faith and inequity among the seriously ill and dying in our healthcare system. What role...
18 Apr 2018

The Power of Arts & Culture

April 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
CEL Education Fund
Arts and culture are the drivers, and simultaneously expression, of a society’s values. Artists and culture makers play a critical role in creating moments and sharing stories in a compelling way that connects to our emotions - art can evoke empathy...

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