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09 Dec 2019

2019 Bay Area Philanthropy Holiday Party

December 9, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Please join us to celebrate the season at the 2019 annual Bay Area Philanthropy Holiday Party! There will be music, food, and lots of laughter and joy as we reflect on the year’s end and grow deeper in community.
10 Dec 2019

Funding Hate: A Philanthropist’s Guide to Prevention

December 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
Philanthropy supports community and policy partners to change hearts and minds and improve quality of life. The solutions funded can be as diverse as the people innovating them, so a critical step in grantmaking is gaining an understanding of the...
12 Dec 2019

Arts Loan Fund Meeting 12/12/2019

December 12, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Zellerbach Family Foundation
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...
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13 Dec 2019

Power of We: Peer Lunch Meeting

December 13, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join Northern California Grantmakers and The San Francisco Foundation for a lunchtime session to explore the use and support of the Power of We race/class narrative. In a previous session with Anat Shenker Osario we learned about the potential of...
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16 Dec 2019

Navigating Change: The Journey of Seven CEOs

December 16, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Skoll Foundation
We are once again seeing a wave of transitions among foundation CEOs in our region. These transitions have come about in a number of different ways. A significant number of CEOs retired from their positions. Others have come about due to the natural...
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19 Dec 2019

Ending Excessive Sentencing & Punishments in California

December 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Earlier this year, Governor Newsom declared a moratorium on all executions in California. In the wake of this decision, a new statewide coalition was formed to leverage this momentum and to forge new partnerships in the movement to end excessive...
13 Jan 2020

The Wisdom of Youth: Equity Centered Solutions to Prevent Youth Homelessness

January 13, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Adolescence and young adulthood are critical developmental times in a person’s life, and experiencing housing instability and homelessness at this stage can have lifelong negative impacts. Many adults who experience chronic homelessness first became...
14 Jan 2020

Fireside Chat Part 1 | Liberate Yourself: How to Bring Your Full Identity to Your Work

January 14, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Have you ever been a room full of people who don’t look like you? Do you code switch at work because you know you can’t be real in certain environments? You’re not alone. The norms in philanthropy often prevent us from bringing our authentic selves...
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27 Jan 2020

Great (and Not-As-Great) Collaborations: Why They Succeed and How They Fail

January 27, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Collaboration has long been an aspiration in our sector. You can trace its early beginnings to donors pooling their resources through vehicles like Community Foundations to locally-focused efforts to the emergence (and rise) of gigantic aggregated...
04 Feb 2020

Fireside Chat Part 2 | Liberate Your Foundation: Lessons from POC, Queer, and Allied Foundation Leaders

February 4, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
How was philanthropic wealth created in the first place? Who should lead foundations? Who gets to decide how wealth is distributed? Philanthropy is undergoing a moment of reckoning, with many inside and outside the sector questioning the way that...
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19 Feb 2020

2020 Funders Forum

February 19, 2020 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
Oakland Marriott City Center
Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to announce our 2020 Funders Forum in Oakland, CA, held in conjunction with the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference . Join funders from across...
09 Mar 2020

Foundations on the Hill 2020

March 9, 2020 - 5:00pm to March 11, 2020 - 4:00pm
Washington, DC
Join us for Foundations on the Hill (FOTH), a two-day event that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress and discuss issues of critical importance to philanthropy. FOTH is our opportunity to share...
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