NCG’s 2015 Annual Conference is right around the corner. I can’t think of a better way to get to know you all—by coming together to discuss the issues impacting the communities in which we work and live.
Hello! I am delighted to be joining Northern California Grantmakers at this moment in time. NCG has a long and distinguished pedigree. Many of the leading thinkers in philanthropy founded and have helped shape our organization over the years. We have a history of achievement about which we all can be proud.
As 2014 comes to a close, NCG Interim President and CEO David Greco reflects on how NCG has worked to better serve our members.
As NCG prepares to enter 2015, we do so with new leadership, a new sense of purpose and a new strategic direction. I'm pleased to announce that the NCG Board has approved a ground-breaking expansion of our membership eligibility criteria.
NCG is pleased to announce that Ellen LaPointe has been selected as our new President and CEO. Officially starting in her position on January 1st of 2015, Ellen will work closely with current NCG leadership and the NCG Board over the next few months to develop and roll-out the plan for....
As NCG seeks to better support the efforts of philanthropy in solving some of our communities toughest challenges, we believe that it is even more critical that we have the “right people on the bus.” And so as part of NCG’s new strategic direction, we are focusing our energy on developing initiatives through Collaborative Philanthropy.
Van Jones shouted it. Robert Reich stated it. Carol Larson emphasized it. Numerous panelists and speakers demonstrated it. The conference itself could not have been possible without it.
The poet John Donne said that “no man is an island,” but is “a piece of the continent” that is mankind. Lately, here at NCG you’ll often hear the phrase “no issue is an island” said with the same intent to underline the connections in our work.
With a new year, come new changes and new opportunities.
NCG is pleased to announce that David Greco has been hired as the organization’s interim President and CEO, starting on January 1, 2014.