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20 Aug 2019

Exploring the Intersection Between Criminal and Civil Legal Issues

August 20, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Office of the Public Defender
SF Public Defender, Manohar Raju, and the Legal Services Funders Network Steering Committee invite you to join other funders for a specially curated half-day program. We will learn about the ways in which the criminal justice system intersects with...
21 Aug 2019

More Than Just Disasters: How Natural Hazards Exacerbate Racial, Gender, and Wealth Inequalities

August 21, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Why We’ve Stopped Saying ‘Natural Disaster’ and You Should Too by Alan Kwok, Disaster Resilience Director, Northern California Grantmakers Read More Philanthropy has responded to a range of extreme natural events over the past few...
29 Aug 2019

Shedding Light on DAFs: Pros & Cons of New Legislation

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August 29, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
World Affairs Center
The California Association of Nonprofits recently helped introduce California bill AB 1712, which would mandate greater transparency around donor advised funds (DAFs) through annual reporting requirements, promoting best practices, and requiring...
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04 Sep 2019

The New Nonprofit Workspace: Multi-Tenant Centers and Shared Space (San Francisco)

September 4, 2019 -
1:30pm to 6:30pm
Google Community Space
Join us to explore what it means to be a part of a vibrant sharing community. Our two-part event will explore long-term solutions for organizations' need for stable and affordable space with a free workshop and panel conversation. You have options...
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10 Sep 2019

Addressing the Nonprofit "Needs Gap"

September 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Capacity building is a concept we can all get behind. Both grantseekers and grantmakers know this is the base for long term sustainability and organizational effectiveness. So why does it continue to be so elusive in our sector and what’s the latest...
11 Sep 2019

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

September 11, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Hate crimes are on the rise nationally and Northern California is not immune. The latest FBI statistics show hate crimes rose 17 percent between 2016 to 2017. Of the many communities targeted, the Arab community stands out, with a 100% increase--...
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...
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12 Sep 2019

The Relationship Between Commercial Developers and the Local Arts Community

September 12, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Join the Arts Loan Fund as we hear from two commercial developers who have both engaged with the Oakland arts community by hosting large public meetings, encouraged dialogue with artist groups, and have made a commitment to community engagement. We...
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12 Sep 2019

Belonging in Practice: How to Be Antiracist

September 12, 2019 -
3:30pm to 6:00pm
The International House, Chevron Auditorium
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...
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17 Sep 2019

Workplace Harassment Prevention for Grantmakers in the #MeToo Era (Non-Supervisors)

September 17, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:15am
Webinar
The #MeToo movement has cast a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace. That spotlight is shaping public opinion, which in turn, is influencing the best practices employers follow, as well as the policies they implement. Partially in...
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17 Sep 2019

Investing in Our Future: How California is Fighting Against Childhood Poverty and What Still Needs to be Done

September 17, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
James Irvine Foundation
Despite being one of the most progressive states in the Union, California has the highest childhood poverty rate in Country. In fact 20% of California children live in poverty, impacting almost 2 million children with 450,000 of those children...
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18 Sep 2019

The New Nonprofit Workspace: Multi-Tenant Centers and Shared Space (Silicon Valley)

September 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Join us to explore what it means to be a part of a vibrant sharing community. Our two-part event will explore long-term solutions for organizations' need for stable and affordable space with a free workshop and panel conversation. You have options...
18 Sep 2019

Evaluation as a Tool for Equity: A Primer on Equitable Evaluation

September 18, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Join us for this exciting opportunity to advance your knowledge of equity in evaluation practice! This webinar will introduce equitable evaluation (EE), an emerging evaluative paradigm guided by a set of core principles grounded in equity. We will...
22 Sep 2019

2019 Environmental Grantmakers Association Fall Retreat

September 22, 2019 - 9:00am to September 25, 2019 - 4:30pm
Napa
The Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) is excited to announce that our 2019 Fall Retreat registration is now open! The EGA Fall Retreat is an opportunity for funders to engage with the current landscape of philanthropy, connect with other...
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...
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24 Sep 2019

From Me to We: Applying the Race Class Narrative to Persuade the Middle and Mobilize the Base

September 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The California Endowment
How do we move a cross-racial set of voters toward believing in and fighting for racial and economic justice? How can narrative change bring us closer to advancing shared opportunity and prosperity for all Californians? Nationally-recognized...
25 Sep 2019

Workplace Harassment Prevention for Grantmakers in the #MeToo Era (Supervisors)

September 25, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:15pm
Webinar
The #MeToo movement has cast a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace. That spotlight is shaping public opinion, which in turn, is influencing the best practices employers follow, as well as the policies they implement. Partially in...
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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...
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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...
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