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22 Oct 2020

2020 New Grantmakers Institute | Grantmaking for the 21st Century

October 22, 2020 - 10:00am to December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm
Virtual Training Series
If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program , the New Grantmakers Institute (NGI): Grantmaking for the 21st Century , helps build your understanding of best practices for ethical and effective...
17 Oct 2019

Collaborative Skills and Group Facilitation Workshop

October 17, 2019 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
This event is at capacity. If you are interested in registering, email Kate Seely at kseely@ncg.org and she will be in touch if space opens. Skillful collaboration is facilitated by an open mind and heart, keen powers of observation of self and...
10 Jun 2019

Giving Done Right: A Fireside Chat with Phil Buchanan and Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

June 10, 2019 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Google Community Space
In his new book, Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count , Phil Buchanan argues that, after years of rampant bad advice for donors from consultants, business school faculty, and other so-called experts – much of it...
30 Jan 2019

A Grantmaking New Year’s Resolution: A Values-Based Grantmaking Practice

January 30, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Values-aligned grantmaking is becoming every day parlance in our field, with good reason: foundation professionals are increasingly conscious of the role they play in social change. Similarly, the challenges we face seem ever more difficult to solve...
11 Oct 2018

2018 New Grantmakers Institute | Grantmaking for the 21st Century

October 11, 2018 - 8:30am to October 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
The James Irvine Foundation
This event is sold out! To get added to the Waitlist, email registrar@ncg.org . This program costs $550 for NCG members and $695 for non-members. If you have any questions about registration, please don't hesitate...
05 Sep 2018

Golden State Learning Series 2018

September 5, 2018 - 10:00am to November 6, 2018 - 11:30am
Virtual
The Golden State Learning Series is back and applications open on June 18 (and close on July 23!). This highly-interactive, six-session cohort based online learning series gives California grantmakers the opportunity to learn from...
05 Jun 2018

Crafting the Grant for the Long-term

June 5, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What does it take for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving? And, what kind of support can funders provide to meaningfully shift the trajectory of an organization? To most effectively deploy game-changing grants (capacity, operating, and...
03 May 2018

Resources for Financial Resilience: Human and Financial Capital

May 3, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
A nonprofit with adequate financial resources not only raises enough revenue to cover core operating expenses, but also maintains funds in reserve to buffer the organization against future uncertainty. In this session, we will explore the importance...

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