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08 Feb 2017

Smart Growth California 2017 | Statewide Funder Convening

February 8, 2017 (All day) to February 10, 2017 (All day)
Courtyard Marriott
NCG, San Diego Grantmakers (SDG) and Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) members are invited to participate in this statewide funder convening at a special discounted rate. The Smart Growth California statewide funder convening is for funders from...
19 Dec 2016

California Policy Webinar | Looking at 2017: Implications for California

December 19, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Online Webinar
With the results of the Presidential election comes potential changes in California’s Congressional delegation and multiple state measures. This will alter the impact—for better or worse—of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. Join a conversation...
07 Dec 2016

Do We Have What We Need to Protect Our Communities? Let’s Hear from Top Lawyers

December 7, 2016 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
The impact of the national elections will have far-reaching effects at the state and local levels, putting both communities and institutions on high alert. Here in California, and particularly in the Bay Area, what do we need to anticipate about the...
20 Sep 2016

California Policy Webinar | From Marijuana to the Death Penalty: What Nonprofits & Philanthropy Need to Know About California's Ballot Propositions

September 20, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Online Webinar
With 17 State propositions to vote on this November, the idea of studying them all is pretty daunting. So instead, you can listen to some of the smartest nonprofit policy folks in the state discuss the ones most relevant to nonprofits. If you’re...
10 Aug 2016

California Policy Forum Webinar | Drought, Water and the Economy: What We All Need to Know!

August 10, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
We still have a drought! Water scarcity continues to affect the entire state from agricultural regions to urban centers. As this unprecedented drought continues, the legacy of variable rainfall will impact the state for some time to come. But it’s...
19 May 2016

Round 2!!! The 2016 California Budget Debate

May 19, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Last year we talked about the Governor Brown’s budget “paying it forward” with its emphasis on debt reduction and cautious spending. The Governor’s proposed 2016-17 continues that trend but misses significant opportunities to “share the wealth” even...
26 Apr 2016

Return to Sender: Where Will We Send Our Funding When the Nonprofits Don’t Live Here Anymore?

April 26, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
How will nonprofits deliver direct services in our local communities if they can no longer afford the space to do it in? Join the final of four upcoming briefings to hear the latest data on what’s happening and to talk about what can be done.
13 Jan 2016

Dream Boldly: Lifting King's Legacy

January 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Clarence B. Jones was a speechwriter and counsel for Martin Luther King, Jr. His work in the civil rights movement dramatically impacted the course of American history, and he has received numerous state and national awards recognizing his...
17 Nov 2015

Building Financial Security for Bay Area Families: New Data, Partnerships and Solutions

November 17, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:30am
East Bay Community Foundation
While only 10% of households across the Bay Area are living in poverty, over three times more are financially vulnerable. Brand new data from CFED in partnership with Citi Community Development reveals that 35% of households in the Bay Area are...
09 Nov 2015

SOLD OUT | Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

November 9, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Please join us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the...

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