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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...
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...
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...
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...
12 Sep 2019

Belonging in Practice: How to Be Antiracist

September 12, 2019 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
UC Berkeley
Borealis Philanthropy, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) are excited to invite you to a special afternoon with Ibram X. Kendi, one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist...
12 Sep 2019

Arts Loan Fund Meeting 9/12/2019

September 12, 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...
11 Sep 2019

POSTPONED | The Opposite of Hate: Arab, Jewish, and Black Leaders Respond to Increased Violence

September 11, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
This event has been postponed. We appreciate your interest in our Opposite of Hate program. We are re-scheduling this session. Please stay tuned for an update coming soon. Hate crimes are on the rise nationally and Northern...


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