Briefing Program

27 Feb 2019

Participation, Power and Philanthropy: Putting Nonprofits and Communities in the Driver’s Seat

February 27, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
As grantmakers, our desire to have a positive impact on the communities we serve fuels our work. In order to create the greatest impact, we must work side-by-side with nonprofits and communities to solve problems and determine the most effective...
21 Feb 2019

Young People Driving Social Change through The Ballot Box and Beyond

February 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
In the November 2018 elections, 31 percent of youth (ages 18-29) voted - the highest level of participation among youth in a mid-term election in the past three decades. Simultaneously, the country is in the middle of a massive demographic shift...
19 Feb 2019

The Role of Philanthropy in Scaling Solutions toward Systems Change

February 19, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
How can funder behavior evolve to be more collaborative, and more supportive of scaling the solutions and impact of grantees whose work creates positive, systemic changes to pressing problems? For more than two years, the Scaling Solutions toward...
14 Feb 2019

Gender, Power, Race, Money: #MeToo and Philanthropy

February 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2)
For two years, the #MeToo Movement has dominated the news headlines as women who’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted continue to step forward to tell their stories. MeToo momentum was quickly followed by the Time’s Up Movement for workplace...
07 Feb 2019

Supporting the Leadership of Formerly Incarcerated People

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February 7, 2019 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
With the generous support of the San Francisco Foundation, the California Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) has researched existing fellowship programs for formerly incarcerated people within the criminal justice field. At this hybrid in-person...
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07 Feb 2019

Silicon Valley Nonprofit Displacement Briefing | Thrive's Philanthropy Matters

February 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Please join NCG and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for a joint nonprofit and funder briefing to share the findings from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report and discuss their implications for our...
01 Feb 2019

Ending the Criminalization of Poor Women and Girls of Color

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February 1, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join the Akonadi Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Rosenberg Foundation and Zellerbach Family Foundation for a conversation about the criminalization of poor women, girls, trans and gender nonconforming people of color. The briefing will highlight...
31 Jan 2019

Silicon Valley Nonprofit Displacement: A Funder & Nonprofit Briefing

January 31, 2019 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Please join NCG and the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits for a joint nonprofit and funder briefing to share the findings from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report and discuss their implications for our community. At this...
31 Jan 2019

The California Movement to End Inequitable Fines and Fees

January 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term...
28 Jan 2019

2020 Census | Bay Area Funders Meeting

January 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. We will dive into opportunities to ensure alignment across the region and support a fair and accurate count.

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