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Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California

Publication date: 
04/2014
The Foundation Center announced the release of a landmark report on foundation support for organizations and programs working to prevent—and address the consequences of— domestic violence in California. Enabled through a grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation, and using data from the Foundation Center’s research database, Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California is the first-ever examination of philanthropy’s contribution to the field of domestic violence. The report provides a landscape analysis to inform community organizations, funders, government agencies,...
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Resources from A Conversation with D5: Diversity in Philanthropy in All Dimensions

Publication date: 
09/2012
D5 was created to help foundations achieve greater impact in an increasingly diverse world. Since 2010, more than a dozen organizations, with connections to thousands of foundations, have come together through the D5 coalition to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by 2015. In this fourth and final program in NCG’s 2012 Diversity Series, funders will learn how D5 is working to make philanthropy genuinely inclusive of all diverse communities— racial and ethnic communities, LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities.
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Snapshots in Philanthropy: Women's Foundation of California

Publication date: 
02/2011
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member The Women's Foundation of California and its Women’s Policy Institute (WPI), a nine-month training fellowship in policy advocacy.
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International Women's Day by Roger Doughty

Release Date: 
03/09/2017
International Women’s Day happens every March 8 and every year it’s important, focusing us on women’s innumerable contributions, as well as the progress and setbacks in ending discrimination and violence against women worldwide. Hundreds of...
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Firelight Foundation Launches Girls Empowered

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04/20/2015
Earlier this month NCG member the Firelight Foundation announced the launch of Girls Empowered: Stories of Change—a new section of their website—to share their work as part of the Grassroots Girls Initiative, a consortium of six organizations.
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MacArthur Genius Ai-Jen Poo to Speak at NCG Program

Release Date: 
02/03/2015
This month NCG members have the opportunity to hear from 2014 MacArthur genius and work activist Ai-Jen Poo on a transformative leadership process used to develop leadership skills for organizing and building power.
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All the Way from Nairobi: International Guest Speaker Purity Kagwiria

Release Date: 
11/02/2014
On November 10 Akili Dada Executive Director Purity Kagwiria will join NCG members for an intimate salon on effective grantmaking in Africa. We’re thrilled that Purity is including us in her visit to the U.S. and participating in our Funder Salon on...

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