Infrastructure: Effectiveness

21 Jun 2018

In Defense of Data: A Funder’s Journey to Support Continuous Improvement

June 21, 2018 -
12:30pm to 3:00pm
Bay Room
The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation , in collaboration with partner co-investors, supports two efforts, Propel Next and Project Evident , to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits, and youth-serving organizations in particular, to better collect and...
12 Dec 2017

What’s a Funder to Do? Opportunities for Funder Collaborations

December 12, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
As funders we have limited capacity and funder collaborations offer a key opportunity to develop working relationships, learn with others, maximize impact, and leverage limited resources. In a highly interactive session, we’ll discuss the following...
11 Dec 2017

Building, Sharing and Wielding Power: How Foundations Can Assess and Grow their Impact

December 11, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
How can your foundation engage in effective feedback and reflection processes to improve impact? In this intimate roundtable discussion, co-hosted by Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) and the Bay Area Justice Funders Network (...
01 Nov 2017

Crack the Capacity Building Nut: Fresh Breakthroughs from Chicago

November 1, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Trying to do right by grantees hasn’t always worked out the way it’s intended. Why do philanthropy’s well-meaning capacity building efforts so often result in scowls, or worse, wasted time for the grantees and wasted money for funders? Learning for...
19 Sep 2017

California Philanthropy’s Role in Making the Federal Government Work For All

September 19, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
During a time of immense change in Washington, DC, the philanthropic community is demonstrating an unprecedented level of interest in the condition and direction of our federal government. Foundations and philanthropists have recognized how...
08 Aug 2017

Full Cost Project One-Day Workshop: Unpacking Full Cost

August 8, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Google Community Space
The Full Cost conversation is happening nationally, and funders here in California have a special opportunity to lead the way and make an impact on grantmaking practices far beyond our own region.
23 Sep 2014

Mad Hatters Network Convening

September 23, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Designed for staff of small foundations who wear multiple operational hats, The Mad Hatters Network is an informal gathering offering peer-to-peer administrative support.
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The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation , in collaboration with partner co-investors, supports two efforts, Propel Next and Project Evident , to strengthen the capacity of nonprofits, and youth-serving organizations in particular, to better collect and use data for continuous learning and improvement. In a June 21st session, leaders of both initiatives described what they are doing, why they’re doing it, and what they’ve learned so far.
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Resources from California Philanthropy’s Role in Making the Federal Government Work For All

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09/2017
In our program on September 19 (California Philanthropy’s Role in Making the Federal Government Work For All), Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, and Barbara Kibbe, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, engaged in a Q&A about the Partnership’s observations on current dynamics in the federal government, as well as its emerging effort to help government connect with, and learn from, the dynamism and innovative thinking in California.
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