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23 Sep 2019

The Ethics of Working with Story

September 23, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Because stories are powerful, and because they are wholly owned by the person who shares them, we have an ethical obligation to use story in ways that do no harm. Our goal should be to lift, not exploit. Only when we use story ethically can people...
25 Sep 2019

From Gender Norms to Gender Justice: Knowledge and Practice

September 25, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
What are gender norms and what does the philanthropy sector need to know to make an impact in grantmaking? Join Northern California Grantmakers, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Applied Materials for an interactive presentation by Riki...
26 Sep 2019

Healing Circle: Turning our Pain into Purpose

September 26, 2019 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
If you care about justice and freedom, this is the time to lead. This is the time to turn our collective pain into purpose. To answer hatred with healing, fear with love. Leaders are built by the way we respond to crisis. This moment requires us,...
01 Oct 2019

Quarterly Conversation on Disaster Philanthropy: The Philanthropic Landscape in Northern California and Funding Pre-disaster Mitigation and Preparedness

October 1, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
As extreme natural events are increasingly affecting our health, livelihoods, and social fabric, how might philanthropic investments be more strategic in building greater community disaster resilience? Since philanthropy cannot do it alone, it...
03 Oct 2019

Fair Courts: The Threat to Judicial Independence in Polarized Times

Areas of Focus 
October 3, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Judicial independence may be the most consequential — though least visible and discussed — long-term threat to a well-functioning American democracy. The partisan political climate in the U.S. has emboldened lawmakers to undermine the role of an...
10 Oct 2019

Arts Loan Fund Meeting 10/10/2019

October 10, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
NCG's Arts Loan Fund (ALF) Steering Committee is comprised of a diverse range of Bay Area funders, who are committed to the Arts. The committee convenes every four weeks to discuss issues impacting the Arts in Northern California and to review loan...
17 Oct 2019

Collaborative Skills and Group Facilitation Workshop

October 17, 2019 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Skillful collaboration is facilitated by an open mind and heart, keen powers of observation of self and others, compassionate communication, a whole-systems view and a willingness to witness and experience emergence and transformation. This workshop...
06 Nov 2019

New Grantmakers Institute Alumni Happy Hour

November 6, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
NCG Offices
Remember how fun NGI was?! We've heard directly from you that we should bring you all back together again, with other graduates of the program over the years! We hope you'll join us and your fellow NGI alumni to reconnect and continue building...


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