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Environment: Global Climate Change

27 May 2021

Building A Sustainable Climate Future in Inland CA

May 27, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Governor Gavin Newsom and his administration have taken significant steps to put California on the path towards a greener, more sustainable climate future. So far, Governor Newsom has pledged to conserve 30 percent of the state's land and coastal...

Why Philanthropy Must Do More on Climate Change

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By Larry Kramer | History is replete with examples of societies that vanished when the local climate changed. But the threat we face from climate change today is much greater than that, because it’s not local, it’s global. Human activity is changing...

Philanthropy and Fire: Where to Help

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It’s official: 2015 is the worst recorded fire season in history. Wildfires are still raging across California’s drought-parched hills, with thousands displaced and hundreds facing catastrophic losses and the Herculean task of rebuilding. We’ve...

Tech Entrepreneur Commits $600 Million to Establish New San Francisco Foundation

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Napster co-founder and former Facebook President Sean Parker formally announces plans and strategies for his new $600 Million foundation, The Parker Foundation.

PG&E Funds Local Fire Safe Council Projects, Joins CAL FIRE in Urging Residents to Prevent, Prepare for Wildfires

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NCG member Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) announced last week that they are providing nearly $2 million in funding to local Fire Safe Councils across its service area for fuel reduction projects and public education to help prevent dangerous...
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Announcing Our 2015 Annual Conference PhilTalks

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Earlier this year NCG put out a call for PhilTalk proposals. What’s a PhilTalk? A PhilTalk is a 15-minute presentation that explores an idea, solution or approach to a challenge we are confronting in our philanthropic work. Think TedTalk, but for...

Announcing the 2015 Annual Conference Morning Breakouts

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At the 2015 Annual Conference, attendees will have six Morning Breakouts to choose from—each offering an opportunity to investigate how the changes happening in our communities are playing out in a specific issue area. This year's Morning Breakouts...


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