Briefing Program

23 Oct 2018

Increasing Housing Stability in the Bay: An Invitation to Philanthropy

October 23, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Home. It’s the root our lives grow from. Our health, ability to find and keep a job, success at school, and connection to our communities is dependent on having stable housing. Yet across the Bay Area, finding and keeping a home has slipped out of...
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17 Oct 2018

Capacity Building Support at Scale + Happy Hour

October 17, 2018 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Hewlett Foundation
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) and Grove Foundation have partnered to provide nonprofits with high quality capacity building support at scale. Working with Catchafire, SVCF, and Grove grantees are using the power of technology to...
15 Oct 2018

Framing for Social Change | Peninsula Philanthropy Network

October 15, 2018 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
Redwood Shores Library
How do we create messages that build public understanding, engagement, and action? Join the Peninsula Philanthropy Network, as Moira O’Neil from the FrameWorks Institute defines what framing is and the importance of it. FrameWorks designs, conducts...
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10 Oct 2018

Counting California’s Breadbasket: 2020 Census & the Central Valley

October 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Which California region has gained more than one million new residents in the past 10 years and is expected to be home to almost 12 million people by 2040? Known as the state’s agriculture hub, the Central Valley is also one of the fastest growing...
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09 Oct 2018

Pathways to Opportunity: Creating College and Career Success for All Students

October 9, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation Conference Center at the East Bay Community Foundation
What does college and career readiness really mean for high schools in low-income urban communities? A college education remains one of the major gateways to sustainable, high-paid jobs - especially for young people who will be the first generation...
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04 Oct 2018

Collective Impact: From Common Goals to Uncommon Results

October 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Collective Impact is one of those buzzwords that you often hear in our sector. Since the publication of the article Collective Impact in the winter 2011 edition of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, this framework for successful cross-sector...
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02 Oct 2018

2020 Census | Bay Area Funders Meeting

October 2, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. Many sectors from philanthropy to government are mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate Census count. The goal of this meeting is to promote the alignment of...
27 Sep 2018

State of Democracy: Countering Threats and Advancing Voting Rights in the U.S. and California

September 27, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Access to the ballot and voting rights continue to be threatened in increasing and unprecedented ways. Nearly half the states have enacted new voting restrictions since 2010. These include purging voter rolls, cutting back on early voting, and...
25 Sep 2018

The New Normal: Capacity Building During a Time of Disruption

September 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
(This program will be delivered on November 1 at the Packard Foundation on the Peninsula, with the same frame, and different speakers. We encourage you to attend that program as well, or in place of this one. Check back for the program description,...
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20 Sep 2018

Don’t Start Trouble: Real-Life Examples on Advocacy and Lobbying

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September 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Watching the news and wondering if there’s a way to make your dollars and your voice count a little more? Join members as they share their experience jumping into the fray of advocacy and making changes in how they support grantees to pack some...

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