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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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27 Feb 2019

Moving to Higher Ground & Emboldening the Field: Strategic Dismantling of the School to Prison Pipeline

February 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Freedom and Movement Center
Join Lateefah Simon from Akonadi Foundation and strategists of Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) to build allies in philanthropy who are willing to invest in movement building leadership to keep California at the forefront ending...
25 Feb 2019

Not-for-Profit Education Series: Financial Accounting Standards Board Update

February 25, 2019 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
City Club Los Angeles, Harbor Room
Join Moss Adams, RBC Wealth Management and Philanthropy California for a Not-for-Profit Education Series event featuring Rick Cole, Supervising Project Manager for the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Join us to: Get an overview of the...
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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...
06 Feb 2019

Unchain Democracy: Restoring Power to the Majority

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February 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In her award-winning book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America , renowned author and historian Nancy Maclean uncovers the 60-year campaign to make libertarianism mainstream and fundamentally upend...
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
In-person registration is now closed. Please register via webinar if you would like to join us. Please join the Akonadi Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Rosenberg Foundation and Zellerbach Family Foundation for a conversation about the...

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