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29 Apr 2019

Achieving Health Equity in California: 2019 Policy Opportunities

April 29, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Webinar
California is poised to see a potentially historic investment from the state in health equity and health care quality, providing millions in funding to tackle disparities in pre-natal and post-partum care, chronic conditions, mental health, and new...
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18 Apr 2019

Giving Done Right: Bay Area Book Launch

April 18, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Northern California Grantmakers invite you to join us for this special event celebrating the release of Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every...
18 Apr 2019

For the People: Protecting and Restoring Faith in Our Democracy

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April 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
On March 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 , which is perhaps the most comprehensive political reform proposal in a generation by our elected representatives. The “For the People Act” seeks to restore faith in our republican...
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27 Mar 2019

Building a More Disaster Resilient Future in our Communities: A Conversation Among Grantmakers

March 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
As climate-related disasters are increasingly affecting our health, livelihoods, and social fabric, how might philanthropic investment build greater community disaster resilience to preserve and sustain the hard-earned socioeconomic gains in our...
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21 Mar 2019

Legal Services Funder Network: Signature Event

March 21, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Public Policy Institute of California
Join our 2019 Keynote Speakers, Margaret Hagan & Jason Solomon, at the 5th annual Legal Services Funders Network Signature Event as we further explore how to improve access to justice, the delivery of legal services, and public service law...
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14 Mar 2019

CalSavers: A Cross-Generational Approach to Addressing Poverty through Public-Private Partnerships

March 14, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
United Way of the Bay Area
California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. In fact, the UC Berkeley Labor Center predicts that half of Californians currently working will likely retire with just $24,000 a year in a state with ever increasing living costs – from health...
05 Mar 2019

Funder Network on Trauma & Resilience: Mixer with Jane Stevens

March 5, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Rosa Mexicano
Please join the Funder Network on Trauma & Resilience (FNTR) for a Mixer with Jane Stevens, editor of ACESTooHigh , and founder and publisher of ACEs Connection! Launched in 2018, FNTR aims to foster a vibrant, engage funder learning community...
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05 Mar 2019

California for All: What’s in Governor Newsom’s First Proposed Budget?

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March 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Just three days into office, Governor Newsom offered a bold vision for the state rooted in a commitment to a “California for all." In his proposed 2019-2020 budget, the Governor calls for a series of bold and smart investments intended to broaden...
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28 Feb 2019

New Strategies for Civic Engagement in the Central Valley

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February 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Webinar
The changing demographics and political attitudes of the Central Valley - a traditionally conservative region of California - demand new strategies for community and civic engagement. To understand the shift in the region and how it is becoming more...
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27 Feb 2019

Not Your Grandma’s Philanthropy: Exploring Donor-Advised Funds and Rethinking Traditional Giving

February 27, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Commonwealth Club
Over the last several years, donor-advised funds (DAFs) have been a hot topic in the media and in philanthropic circles. DAFs allow individuals to irrevocably contribute funds to a DAF sponsor, gain an immediate tax break, and recommend...
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