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28 Jan 2020

Gender Justice and Women’s Leadership in the Climate Justice Movement: A Roundtable Discussion

January 28, 2020 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Oakstop 14
Women are at the forefront of cutting-edge climate justice movement work at the local level and across California , nationally , and globally . Yet, women are disproportionately impacted by the effects of and bare unique burdens...
28 Jan 2020

Briefing: Survey of Asian American and Pacific Islander workers in CA

January 28, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
Research, politicians, and philanthropy often group Asia American and Pacific Islanders as one demographic, even though they represent a diversity of countries and speak more than a dozen languages. The lack of community-specific data often masks...
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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07 Feb 2020

A Discussion on How to Be An Anti-Racist

February 7, 2020 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for an informal lunch that NCG will provide and a book discussion on Ibram X. Kendi’s How to be an Anti-Racist . Following our successful event with a talk by Ibram X. Kendi and a conversation with john a. powell and Lateefah Simon on How to...
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10 Feb 2020

2020: Are We Ready for Trust (-Based Philanthropy)?

February 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Imagine how philanthropy could change in this decade if we approached all of our grantmaking with one common, underlying approach: TRUST. How might our relationships change? How might our grantmaking be more impactful? Who might feel more welcome to...
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11 Feb 2020

Rebuilding Democratic Norms and Institutions in the Post Impeachment Era | Bay Area Democracy Funders

February 11, 2020 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The presidential year begins amid an historic political impasse at home and continued democratic decline across the globe. Autocrats now run three of the world’s four largest democracies, with systems in the U.S. and India teetering on the brink,...
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11 Feb 2020

The Great American Lie: Film Screening and Panel

February 11, 2020 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Restore Oakland
With income insecurity and economic inequity at historic highs funders, practitioners and policy advocates are working harder than ever to understand and address the root causes of family economic insecurity. The film explores the systemic and...
13 Feb 2020

Growing Dollars for Prevention: A California Wellness Trust

February 13, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What's the smartest way to fundamentally reshape the health and well-being of Californians, and create more equitable opportunities for everyone in our state to thrive? Create a California Wellness Trust that will invest in building healthier...
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...
20 Feb 2020

Fighting the Chilling Effect: Ensuring the Health & Well-Being of Immigrants

February 20, 2020 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Whether we’re tenth generation American or a newcomer, Black, White, or Brown, most of us try to treat people how we’d want to be treated. New immigrants work hard to make life better for themselves and come here to bring new ideas and new energy to...
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25 Feb 2020

The Good, The Challenging, and The Inevitable: A Look at the Governor’s 2020 Budget

February 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Governor’s second budget focuses on issues facing California: housing, homelessness, healthcare, and supports for children and families. It continues the good news with revenues anticipated to be billions of dollars higher than previously...
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25 Feb 2020

Two Years In: Moving Toward Community Resilience

February 25, 2020 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Vintners Inn
The ongoing reconstruction of Sonoma and Napa Counties has laid bare key issues still facing our communities two years after the Fall 2017 fires, among them affordable housing, mental health, immigration, economic displacement, and community...
25 Feb 2020

Farewell to NCG's CEO Ellen LaPointe

February 25, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Covo
Join NCG staff and board to celebrate Ellen LaPointe and her contributions to NCG's community as she heads into her next adventure leading Boston's Fenway Health . Space is limited - RSVP to save your spot! Target Audience This gathering is open to...
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02 Mar 2020

Sustaining Momentum: A Discussion on Corporate Social Responsibility

March 2, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Corporate philanthropy and social responsibility are more visible than they’ve ever been. Blackrock’s invokes us toward social impact, every year a new CEO steps into contested social issues, and the Business Roundtable calls upon business to...
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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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25 Mar 2020

Legal Matters for Corporate Foundations

March 25, 2020 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Led by the Council on Foundation's Legal Affairs team and Lindsay Mason , Lead Strategist, Corporate Philanthropy, this workshop is organized to ensure common legal questions for administering grants, board governance and charitable giving...
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